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Maria Teresa Tam, MD, FACOG

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Miscarriage Management mHTR vs Blind D&C

In this program, OBGYN experts discuss the principals of miscarriage management and hysteroscopically-guided procedures.


Marian Freedman

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Early referral for dysmenorrhea essential for managing potential endometriosis

Experts recommend early referral to specialized centers for adolescents with dysmenorrhea to ensure timely diagnosis and treatment of potential endometriosis, preventing disease progression and preserving fertility.


Marc R. Gualtieri, MD

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The promise and challenges of preimplantation genetic testing for IVF

History, potential value, possible candidates, and limitations of PGT for in vitro fertilization.


Jessica C. Evans, MS

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Vulvovaginal disease in the inpatient setting: Part 2

In part 2 of this review, more vulvovaginal diseases are examined.


Mark Sklansky, MD

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Who needs a fetal echocardiogram?

A review of the risks, benefits, and indications for appropriate referral of fetal echocardiography


Rachel A. Newman, MD, MBA

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Iron-deficiency anemia in pregnancy and the role of intravenous iron

Anemia in pregnancy should be treated due to its connection to adverse maternal and neonatal outcomes.


Jessica Y. Shim, MD

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Endometriosis: Takeaway Points

Endometriosis experts describe their takeaway points messages on the management of endometriosis.



Megan L'Heureux

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Ovarian cancer and medical cannabis research: Michelle Kendall’s legacy of research, advocacy, and change

In this recent interview, Bruce Kendall and Dr. Hinanit Koltai of the Volcani Institute share the inspiring story of the late Michelle Kendall and how her passion for science and research brought them all together to study medical cannabis as a potential treatment for ovarian cancer.


Robert C. McDonald, MD, MBA

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Practical guidance for navigating complex world of insurance coverage, payer issues

Over the last year and a half, physicians around the world have been focused on managing patients, their teams, and themselves through the COVID pandemic. This has not been an easy time for physicians.


Lisa Eramo, MAA

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The 2022 coding guide

What you need to know to avoid claim denials and to maximize practice revenue.


Charlene Gamadelo, MD

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Insomnia Treatment Selection: DORA

Charlene Gamaldo, MD, discusses patient criteria for selecting a dual orexin receptor agonist (DORA) for insomnia treatment.


Autumn Hinds, MD

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Unusual presentation of fever and abdominal pain in a 15-year-old female

An undocumented, Spanish-speaking, 15-year-old female presented to the emergency department with 3 weeks of fever (>101℉) and 3 days of abdominal pain. What's the diagnosis?


Daniel Tashnek, JD

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2023 changes to remote monitoring and preventive care

What we know so far about remote therapeutic monitoring, remote patient monitoring and preventive services.


Viktor Szeder, MD, PhD, MSC, FSVIN

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Demystifying AVMs

Risk assessment and management of brain arteriovenous malformations in pregnancy.


Chelsie Derman

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Depression's impact on cardiovascular disease risk based on sex

A recent study sheds light on why women with depression face a greater risk of cardiovascular disease than men, highlighting the need for tailored prevention and management strategies.



Mara Greenberg, MD

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Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Consult Series #53: Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy

Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP) occurs in the second and third trimesters of pregnancy and is characterized by pruritus and elevated serum bile acid concentrations.


Eric D. Swisher, MD

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Lichen sclerosus: Review of a vulvar dystrophy with malignant potential

This acquired chronic dermatosis has a 6- to 10-fold predilection for women, so it is especially relevant to a gynecologist’s practice.


Jill Liss, MD

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Stand firm with science

The compounded bioidentical hormone industry needs major changes in oversight to keep consumers safe.


Blair Wylie, MD

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Beware of “forever chemicals”

Counsel pregnant and breastfeeding patients about dangers from exposure to PFAS.


Morgan Petronelli
Morgan Petronelli, Managing Editor

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cUTI Roundtable: Discussing and diagnosing these difficult infections

This series looks to discuss several topics around these infections including diagnosis, treatment, challenges in managing UTIs in patients with dementia and neurogenic bladders, antibiotic resistance, and considerations for patients and caregiver engagement.


Jessica Wolfe, PhD, MPH

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Violence against women and acquired brain injuries

Violence against women and resulting traumatic brain injuries increased during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Brian Miller, MD, PhD, MPH

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Bipolar disorder in perinatal women

Researchers performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of the prevalence of bipolar disorder and associated mood episodes in perinatal women.


Karissa A. Leong, MD

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Accidental bowel leakage

These tips for the ob-gyn specialist can help patients manage.


Frank McGillin

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Why specialty care outcomes depend on virtual access to expertise

Difficulties accessing virtual care and support remain a barrier to the best care for patients facing complex conditions.


Quinn Everts

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US district judge hearing arguments to potentially halt distribution of abortion pill mifepristone

Contemporary OB/GYN® will continue to update this story as new information becomes available.


Sophia Abene

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Lower incidence of long COVID found in pregnant women

A comprehensive study highlighted that pregnant women with COVID-19 have a lower incidence of post-acute sequelae compared to non-pregnant women, emphasizing the need for tailored clinical care.


Jon Matthew Farber, MD

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Early referral for dysmenorrhea essential for managing potential endometriosis

Experts recommend early referral to specialized centers for adolescents with dysmenorrhea to ensure timely diagnosis and treatment of potential endometriosis, preventing disease progression and preserving fertility.


Vanessa L. Rogers, MD

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Addressing health care disparities: A simple way to better serve your patients

Vanessa L. Rogers, MD, shares her expert insight into ways practitioners can address health care disparities in their area and provide patients with better care.

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