In case you missed it: Nov. 30 to Dec. 4

December 4, 2020

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

This week’s top articles included:

COVID-19 during pregnancy may not cause adverse outcomes

The findings provide novel information on the outcome in pregnancy that are counter to smaller reports.

S2E8: Skeletal dysplasia with David Abel, MD

This episode of Pap Talk by Contemporary OB/GYN features David Abel, MD, as he discusses various elements of skeletal dysplasia and how practitioners can help their patients.

IUD and risk of ovarian cancer

The ever-use of an intrauterine device (IUD) reduces the risk of ovarian cancer by an average of 30%, according to a rigorous meta-analysis in the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Vertigo risk factors in perimenopausal women

It has yet to be fully elucidated why postmenopausal women have a higher prevalence of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV); however, the sudden decrease in estrogen during menopause can cause a rapid decrease in estrogen receptors, which may disturb otoconial metabolism and thus, increase the prevalence of BPPV.

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