A family history of uterine cancer prompted the patient to seek a hysterectomy.
Obstetrics-Gynecology & Women's Health
“If you’re an ob/gyn, remember that these women are not statistics. They are precious mothers who are trusting you with their precious gifts.” This is one father’s story about the impact of maternal mortality and how obgyns can support the families of their lost patients.
There are several concrete steps clinicians can take to lessen the likelihood of vaginal birth complications, whether stemming from shoulder dystocia, a second twin or vaginal breech.
Seventy-five ob/gyn residents took part in the Sixth Annual Gottesfeld-Hohler (GOHO) Memorial Foundation Resident Ultrasound Boot Camp at Mount Sinai Health System in New York on August 4 and 5.
Educating patients about toxins to avoid in daily life may seem daunting but the authors advise focusing on simple, concrete steps that women can take.
State policies targeting drug and alcohol use during pregnancy have increased in number and have become more punitive, but findings show that these policies may not encourage women to seek the needed care.
Proposed changes to the regulations threaten the preventive health care benefits for women and families that the program was originally created to provide.
Contemporary OB/GYN readers react to some of our articles and share their perspective on issues facing the industry.
A recent study looked at whether a cost-effective finger-prick whole-blood test for toxoplasmosis can reliably detect the presence of the parasite Toxoplasma gondii. PLUS: Cell-free DNA (cfDNA) tests are increasingly being offered to women in the first trimester of pregnancy but results from a recent study suggest cfDNA tests may not significantly reduce miscarriage risk.
Contemporary OB/GYN launched the Maternal Mortality Special Series in January with a guest editorial from the series editor, Carolyn Zelop, MD. This quiz goes over some of the important takeaways on the issues she covered. If you need a refresher before taking the quiz, her article can be found here. The answers to each question can be found on the following page.