Contemporary OB/GYN week in review: vulvovaginal emergencies, ketamine for postpartum depression, and more

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Contemporary OB/GYN week in review: vulvovaginal emergencies, ketamine for postpartum depression, and more

Contemporary OB/GYN week in review: vulvovaginal emergencies, ketamine for postpartum depression, and more

Thank you for visiting the Contemporary OB/GYN® website. Take a look at some of our top stories from last week (Monday, September 11 - Friday, September 15, 2023), and click each link to read and watch anything you may have missed.

1.) Vulvovaginal emergencies: diagnosis and treatment

Jermaine Gray, MD, provides some essential tips for various cases of vulvovaginal conditions that present in the emergency department, which was recently presented at the 2023 Society of OB/GYN Hospitalists Annual Clinical Meeting.

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2.) The potential of ketamine to mitigate postpartum depression

Results from a case study analysis submitted during the 2023 Society of OB/GYN Hospitalists Annual Clinical Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, highlight the potential of ketamine as a potential alternative to traditional antidepressants for postpartum depression (PPD) treatment.

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3.) Long-acting reversible contraception access for a Southern Texas border population

The IPP LARC program “allowed for the provision of LARCs for women who had limited to no funds or access, especially in the postpartum period,” according to study authors of a poster presented at the 2023 Society of OB/GYN Hospitalists Annual Clinical Meeting in Chicago, Illinois.

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4.) Recognizing the importance of aesthetics in cesarean section closures

In a poster featured at the 2023 Society for OB/GYN Hospitalists Annual Clinical Meeting, study investigators underline the importance of aesthetics in cesarean section closures as both providers and patients.

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5.) Reducing postpartum length of stay following vaginal or cesarean delivery

A targeted, collaborative approach to reduce length of stay (LOS) after cesarean or vaginal delivery resulted in a significant and sustained decrease in mean postpartum LOS without compromising patient safety, according to a poster featured at the 2023 Society of OB/GYN Hospitalists Annual Clinical Meeting, held in Chicago, Illinois.

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