In case you missed it: Dec. 13 to Dec. 17

Here's what you missed this week from Contemporary OB/GYN.

Black women with breast cancer experience more treatment modifications than white women

Black patients may have poorer outcomes during breast cancer treatment than white patients.

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What’s new: A recap of AAGL’s 50th Global Congress on MIGS

Check out the latest updates and coverage from the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists’ 50th Global Congress on minimally invasive gynecologic surgery.

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Premenopausal ovaries removal and subsequent cognitive performance

A study in JAMA Network Open has concluded that women who undergo bilateral oophorectomy before menopause are significantly more likely to develop mild cognitive impairment and poorer performance on cognitive tests about 30 years later compared to women who do not have the procedure.

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Maternal STIs and preterm birth

A population-based retrospective cohort study in JAMA Network Open concluded that maternal sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are significantly linked to an increased risk of preterm birth in the United States.

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Preterm delivery and mother’s long-term risk of hypertension

A study in JAMA Cardiology found that women who delivered preterm had greater than a 50% increased risk of hypertension within the next 10 years, and that risk more than doubled in cases of extreme preterm, compared to women who delivered full term.

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