In case you missed it: Jan. 11 to Jan. 15

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

This week’s top articles included:

Laparoscopy better than imaging for accurate staging in locally advanced cervical cancer

While no difference was shown in disease-free survival rates between surgical and non-surgical staging methods, laparoscopy benefits patients with International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) stage IIB cervical cancer. Surgical staging also has a cancer-specific survival benefit, according to a study published in the International Journal of Gynecological Cancers.

Poll: Have you seen a rise in syphilis in pregnancy during the COVID-19 pandemic?

The January issue of Contemporary OB/GYN® featured a peer-reviewed article on syphilis in pregnancy.

Expert answers questions about COVID-19 vaccines

In this video, Senior Editor Angie DeRosa interviews Emily Adhikari, MD, on questions or concerns she and colleagues are hearing from patients surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine.

Frequently Asked Questions: COVID-19 vaccines

This FAQ is a printable reference for ob/gyns. It features information on the COVID-19 vaccines, as well as frequently asked questions and answers for ob/gyns to use when counseling patients.