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In case you missed it: Nov. 2 to Nov. 6

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

This week’s top articles included:

Dr. Chaniece Wallace (1990-2020)

The devastating loss of 30-year-old Chaniece B. Wallace, MD, highlights the glaring racial disparities in maternal mortality and morbidity in the U.S.

Racial and ethnic disparities in maternal and infant health

On Friday, Oct. 30, Elizabeth A. Howell, MD, MPP, led a presentation at ACOG’s Virtual Conference on the intertwined racial and ethnic disparities in maternal and infant health that exist for women and babies of color.

S2E6: Vaginal dilators with Michael Krychman, MD

In this episode of Pap Talk by Contemporary OB/GYNâ, Senior Editor Angie DeRosa and Michael Krychman, MD, discuss vaginal dilators, a conversation that compliments his feature article in the November issue,Vaginal Dilators: A guide for health care professionals.’

Surgical anatomy of the frozen pelvis

This article highlights an upcoming panel discussion at the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL) 2020 Virtual Global Congress. “Operating on a frozen pelvis is probably the most difficult situation a gynecologist can face within his surgical activities,” said moderator Mario Malzoni, chief of the Endoscopica Malzoni Center for Advanced Pelvic Surgery at the National Center for Endometriosis, in Avellino, Italy.

Current contraceptive status in women aged 15-49 in the United States

A summary of key findings from the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) recent data brief, No.388, October 2020.