A family history of uterine cancer prompted the patient to seek a hysterectomy.
Obstetrics-Gynecology & Women's Health
A recent study looked at which approach to second-stage labor results in higher spontaneous vaginal delivery rates and lower rates of maternal and neonatal complications. PLUS: What makes hospitals safe for mothers and babies? ALSO: Does eating meat increase risk for breast cancer?
Gestational diabetes may be prevented with lifestyle changes but early intervention is vital. A new blood test may be able to diagnose as early as 10 weeks into pregnancy.
Every year, nearly all of the 6 million women who get pregnant in the US will take medication while they are pregnant or breastfeeding, but this population often is excluded from clinical research. PLUS: Do contemporary hormonal contraceptives reduce ovarian cancer risk? ALSO: Are breastfeeding intentions associated with infant health?
Cesarean section is the most commonly performed surgical procedure in the US. This quiz goes over some of the important takeaways on the issues covered in Drs. Eric A. Strand and Shelby M. Dickison's article, Cesarean sections - based on the evidence (April, 2018).
Babies born preterm are known to be at risk of alterations in brain structure and connectivity, but new research shows exposure to breastmilk may have cognitive benefits. PLUS: What’s behind postpartum opioid prescribing patterns? ALSO: How valuable is a second opinion for breast cancer diagnosis?
Women with silicone breast implants may be at increased risk for several rare adverse events, according to the first comprehensive study of long-term outcomes since the implants were reapproved. PLUS: Does delayed childbearing contribute to rates of multiple birth? ALSO: Does prenatal pollution exposure impact a newborn’s thyroid function?
“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.