Immediate postpartum LARC
Besides routinely offering postpartum LARC to their patients, ob/gyns must advocate for policies that support these devices.
Is it still reasonable to offer MIS hysterectomy? Yes.
Two ob/gyns provide arguments for and against offering the procedure. This article, from Dr. Naumann, covers the pro side of the argument.
Is it still reasonable to offer MIS hysterectomy? No.
Two ob/gyns provide arguments for and against offering the procedure. This article, from Dr. Fader, covers the con side of the argument.
Disrupted delivery plan leaves OB in difficult situation
Did this community physician act accordingly after the patient was diagnosed with MAP?
A fond farewell
After 20 years as editor-in-chief, Dr. Lockwood announces that he has stepped down and reflects on his time with the magazine.
Premature menopause and cardiovascular disease
Women who reach menopause before age 40 may have an increased risk for subsequent cardiovascular disease, according to research from JAMA.
Predictors of complications for laparoscopic treatment of endometriosis
Although patient characteristics may not able to predict postoperative complications from laparoscopic treatment, procedural factors appear to be predictive of perioperative complications.
Plasma transfusion for persistent postpartum hemorrhage: Does timing matter?
Published in JAMA Network Open, a new study offers surprising results about plasma transfusion effectiveness for women with PPH.
Induction of labor and risk of stillbirth
A study published in BMJ suggests that inducing labor at no later than 41 weeks could be one of the few interventions that reduce stillbirths.
Microbiota composition, receptive oral sex may be risk factors for candidiasis
Published research from Sexually Transmitted Diseases indicates a woman’s risk of vulvovaginal candidiasis could be increased by certain personal behaviors as well as the composition of her vaginal microbiota.
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