March 15th 2023
A model to estimate the optimal number of oocytes to try to fertilize during assisted reproductive technology (ART) treatment predicted that 43.4% of oocyte retrievals were day 3 transfers; hence, exposing all oocytes to sperm is recommended.
March 8th 2023
Recurrence of high-grade cervical dysplasiaSeptember 18th 2020
Women with high-grade cervical dysplasia are much less likely to have recurrence after primary conization if they undergo laser conization than a loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP), according to a 5-year follow-up study.
Study finds myomectomy at cesarean section can be performed safelySeptember 15th 2020
Although myomectomy may prolong the operative time and the postoperative hospital stay, there are numerous potential benefits including avoiding a follow-up operation to remove uterine fibroids.
Variation in outcome reporting and measurement tools among treatment trials for GSMAugust 28th 2020
Considerable heterogeneity exists in reported outcomes and measures used in clinical trials of treatments for genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM), which impacts between 40% and 60% of postmenopausal women, according to a systematic review in the journal Menopause.
How health care systems and providers can address cisnormativityAugust 25th 2020
Halley Crissman, MD, MPH, shares her insight on the ways in which hospital systems reinforce cisnormativity and focal points to address for a more welcoming environment.
Gynecologic care considerations for transgender and nonbinary patientsAugust 17th 2020
Contemporary OB/GYN Senior Editor Angie DeRosa sat down with Halley Crissman, MD, MPH, and Daphna Stroumsa, MD, MPH, MSC, to discuss gynecologic care considerations for transmasculine people.
Resources for transgender careAugust 14th 2020
Find additional resources for providing high-quality sexual and reproductive healthcare to transmasculine people, transgender men, and nonbinary people, whose sex assigned at birth was female.
Does dual antibiotic prevention and vaginal prep decrease surgical site infections?August 12th 2020
Based on the literature, a bundled intervention was created that included dual antibiotic prophylaxis (cefazolin and metronidazole) aimed at reducing surgical site infections for all patients undergoing hysterectomy.
Terminology for ob/gyns to use when treating transgender patientsAugust 6th 2020
Transgender and nonbinary people face disproportionate rates of stigma and discrimination in seeking healthcare—and may encounter additional unique barriers in attaining gynecologic and reproductive care.
Overcoming racism and unconscious bias with Drs. Vanessa Rogers and Shawna NesbittAugust 3rd 2020
Senior Editor Angie DeRosa and Associate Editor Lindsey Carr sat down with Drs. Vanessa Rogers and Shawna Nesbitt to discuss racism and unconscious bias in ob/gyn practice.