Review some of the top stories from the Contemporary OB/GYN website over the last week, and catch up on anything you may have missed.
Thank you for visiting the Contemporary OB/GYN® website. Take a look at some of our top stories from last week (Monday, December 18 - Friday, December 22, 2023), and click each link to read and watch anything you may have missed.
1.) Clinical implications of the Kate Cox Texas abortion case
Bhavik Kumar, MD, MPH, family medicine doctor in Houston, Texas, discusses how clinicians in Texas and other states where abortion is restricted can help their patients find their necessary care in light of the Kate Cox abortion case in Texas.
2.) Assessing low-risk cesarean delivery rates: Florida's 4-year study insights
A comprehensive study reveals variations in monitoring low-risk cesarean delivery rates across 5 metrics, emphasizing the significance of timely and accurate assessment from birth certificate data.
3.) Optimizing antenatal corticosteroid timing for preterm birth
A recent study reported the link between antenatal corticosteroid timing and the 5 and a half-year survival and neurological outcomes in preterm children, highlighting the importance of evaluating and optimizing the interval between administration and birth for improved long-term results.
4.) Efficient screening method for myofascial urinary frequency syndrome
A recent study unveiled a novel screening method, utilizing validated questionnaires to accurately identify myofascial urinary frequency syndrome in patients with lower urinary tract symptoms.
5.) Hysterectomy without adnexal surgical procedure raises osteoporosis risk
A recent study reveals that hysterectomy without an adnexal surgical procedure increases the risk of osteoporosis among women aged 40 to 59 years, emphasizing the need for informed patient consultation regarding this potential association.