Contemporary OB/GYN week in review: placenta accreta spectrum, PCOS, 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: placenta accreta spectrum, PCOS, and more

Contemporary OB/GYN week in review: placenta accreta spectrum, PCOS, and more

Thank you for visiting the Contemporary OB/GYN® website. Take a look at some of our top stories from last week (Monday, February 5 - Friday, February 9, 2024), and click each link to read and watch anything you may have missed.

1.) Prepare for the unanticipated: Placenta accreta spectrum

Placenta accreta spectrum presents a complex obstetric challenge, characterized by the abnormal adherence of the placenta to the uterine wall, often leading to potentially life-threatening hemorrhage.

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2.) Study on PCOS and suicide risk reveals correlation

A recent study revealed an 8.47-fold increased risk of suicide attempts among individuals with polycystic ovary syndrome, prompting the need for proactive mental health management in patients and improved tools for assessing health-related quality-of-life.

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3.) Urodynamics and the role of lidocaine

Explore the potential benefits and considerations of utilizing intraurethral lidocaine jelly during urodynamic studies for bladder testing, as we delve into research findings on patient discomfort, voiding metrics, and diagnostic precision.

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4.) Exploring maternal body mass index and perinatal health

Uncover the impact of maternal pre-pregnancy BMI on perinatal outcomes as elucidated by a multi-study investigation, shedding light on strategies to mitigate obstetric and neonatal risks through weight management.

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5.) How to help adolescents choose the right contraceptive

Discover effective counseling techniques and overcome barriers to empower adolescents in making informed decisions about contraception, fostering trust, confidentiality, and autonomy in reproductive health care.

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