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, January 8 - Friday, January 12, 2023), and click each link to read and watch anything you may have missed.
1.) RSV this year: Clinician insights and urgent vaccination strategies
In a recent panel, clinicians discussed rising cases of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), vaccination challenges, and the urgent need for public awareness and intervention strategies in the 2023 to 2024 season.
2.) Elinzanetant shows safety, efficacy for management of vasomotor symptoms
Elinzanetant demonstrated positive safety and efficacy data in managing menopausal vasomotor symptoms, highlighting its potential as a treatment for improving women's quality of life during menopause.
3.) Link revealed between infertility and midlife cardiovascular health
A recent study highlights how a history of infertility may signal decreased cardiovascular health in midlife, emphasizing the need for comprehensive risk assessments in female patients.
4.) LACC trial sparks surge in open abdominal hysterectomy for cervical cancer
A recent study revealed a substantial rise in open abdominal hysterectomy following the Laparoscopic Approach to Cervical Cancer trial, impacting surgical approaches but not 30-day complications.
5.) Disparities in maternal health linked to severe maternal morbidity
A recent study revealed that Black women, especially those facing extended travel distances for maternity care, are at a heightened risk of severe maternal morbidity, shedding light on needs for equitable maternal care policies in the United States.