In case you missed it: Feb. 15 to Feb. 19

It was a very busy week for the Contemporary OB/GYN team.

This week’s top articles included:

Black women scheduling a uterine-sparing treatment for leiomyomas

Black women are more likely to undergo uterine fibroid (UF) treatments that are uterine-sparing compared with their White counterparts, according to a prospective cohort study in the Journal of Women’s Health.

Improving fertility rates and symptoms for peritoneal endometriosis

“We need to find a good balance between conservative and surgical treatment,” said principal investigator Sylvia Mechsner, MD.

Poll: How are ob/gyns feeling about COVID vaccine uptake?

Take a poll and see how other ob/gyns are feeling about patient uptake of the COVID vaccine.

Attendance at an initial LARC follow-up visit

A retrospective chart review has concluded that less than one-third of adolescents and young adults (AYAs) attended an initial follow-up visit after long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) insertion.

Sexual function of breast cancer survivors with GMS after laser treatment

The study provides preliminary evidence of improvements in sexual function in breast cancer survivors who receive laser therapy.