Contemporary OB/GYN week in review: Maternal mortality, mifepristone, and more

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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.

Contemporary OB/GYN week in review: Maternal mortality, mifepristone, and more

Contemporary OB/GYN week in review: Maternal mortality, mifepristone, and more

Thank you for visiting the Contemporary OB/GYN® website. Take a look at some of our top stories from last week (Monday, July 1 - Friday, July 5, 2024), and click each link to read and watch anything you may have missed.

1.) Issues and focus points for maternal mortality tracking

Inequities in maternal health, changes in maternal mortality tracking, and how methods from the CDC can lead to overestimations of maternal death.

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2.) The significance of the Supreme Court upholding mifepristone access

In an interview with Contemporary OB/GYN, Bianca Hall, DO, MSCR, discusses the Supreme Court’s decision affirming mifepristone's safety and accessibility, emphasizing its role in providing comprehensive abortion care.

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3.) Study finds telehealth medication abortion as effective as in-person care

A recent study reveals that medication abortions via telehealth with mailed medications are as effective and safe as traditional in-person care, offering a viable alternative for abortion services.

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4.) FDA grants fast track to 99mTc-maraciclatide for endometriosis diagnosis

Serac Healthcare’s 99mTc-maraciclatide, a new radio-labelled tracer, gains FDA Fast Track Designation for its potential to improve non-invasive diagnosis of superficial peritoneal endometriosis in patients aged 16 and older.

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5.) ED contraception may reduce unintended pregnancies

A recent study reveals that expanding pregnancy prevention services in emergency department care may address the high incidence of unintended pregnancies.

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