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ACOG 2021 ACSM presents acute fatty liver of pregnancy

ACOG 2021 ACSM presents acute fatty liver of pregnancy

April 30th 2021

ACOG

In a lightning round for the 2021 ACOG Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting, David B. Nelson, MD, presented ‘Acute Fatty Liver of Pregnancy.’ Nelson is Chief of Obstetrics and Maternal Medical Director at Parkland Hospital. He is also Assistant Professor of Maternal-Fetal Medicine for the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

How the pandemic has changed telehealth in ob/gyn

How the pandemic has changed telehealth in ob/gyn

April 30th 2021

ACOG

A panel discussion at the 2021 American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology’s (ACOG) Annual and Scientific Meeting, being held virtually April 30-May 2, offers insight into how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed telehealth in ob/gyn.

17P to prevent preterm birth in women with HIV

17P to prevent preterm birth in women with HIV

February 5th 2021

SMFM

This article is on based on information presented at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine’s 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting, which was held Jan. 25 to Jan. 30.

Vitamin D and hypertensive disorders of pregnancy

Vitamin D and hypertensive disorders of pregnancy

February 5th 2021

SMFM

This article is on based on information presented at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine’s 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting, which was held Jan. 25 to Jan. 30.

Inflammatory mediators and pain in endometriosis

Inflammatory mediators and pain in endometriosis

February 4th 2021

SMFM

For treating inflammatory pain in endometriosis, inflammatory factors that promote angiogenesis and neuroangiogenesis are encouraging targets, according to a systematic review in the journal Biomedicines.

Menopausal symptoms associated with premature ovarian insufficiency

Menopausal symptoms associated with premature ovarian insufficiency

February 4th 2021

SMFM

A prospective study from the People’s Republic of China has concluded that menopausal symptoms in women with premature ovarian insufficiency (POI) were significantly higher than in women with natural menopause.

Chronic hypertension in women with pregestational diabetes

Chronic hypertension in women with pregestational diabetes

February 4th 2021

SMFM

This article is on based on information presented at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine’s 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting, which was held Jan. 25 to Jan. 30.

Hypertension and persistent inflammation with prior preeclampsia

Hypertension and persistent inflammation with prior preeclampsia

February 3rd 2021

SMFM

This article is on based on information presented at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine’s 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting, which was held Jan. 25 to Jan. 30.

Augmenting/replacing obstetric comorbidity index with L&D features

Augmenting/replacing obstetric comorbidity index with L&D features

February 3rd 2021

SMFM

“We are very concerned about increases in SMM noted in recent years in the United States,” said principal investigator Dena Goffman, MD.

Daily vs. intermittent iron therapy in pregnant patients

Daily vs. intermittent iron therapy in pregnant patients

February 2nd 2021

SMFM

This article is on based on information presented at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine’s 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting, which was held Jan. 25 to Jan. 30.