This month's issue features an in-depth analysis of alcohol consumption while breastfeeding. Plus, shared decision-making, the effectiveness of online contraception platforms.
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.
New "Practice Management" column to debut in October
Practice management is an essential part of any practice. Our new column will explore essential topics including billing, coding, contract negotiation, telehealth management, financial wellness, and more.
Morcellation, ACOG, and shared decision-making
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recently published an updated committee opinion regarding morcellation of presumed uterine leiomyoma. Here are the key points.
Looking back on a disturbing case of health care fraud
In last month’s Legally Speaking, we published “Health care fraud exposed” by James M. Shwayder, MD, JD. It is disturbing in its details but exposes fraud and medical malpractice that went on for years. The ob-gyn at the center of it, Javaid Perwaiz, was recently sentenced to 59 years in prison.
Breastfeeding and alcohol: Do they mix?
Even with these recommendations, women commonly ask questions about alcohol consumption and breastfeeding such as “Should I pump and dump if I have a glass of wine?” and “Do I just wait until it has passed through my system?” This month, experts Susan Crowe, MD, and Tricia Wright, MD, MS, provide the needed insight—with as much data as are available on this topic.
Alcohol and breastfeeding: What are the risks?
What are the impacts of alcohol use during lactation?
Predicting the age at natural menopause
Besides sex hormone levels, predictors for the age at natural menopause (ANM) include irregularity of menstrual cycle, menopausal symptoms, life habits and socioeconomic factors, according to a retrospective study of 105 middle-aged women who kept bleeding diaries.
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