This week on Contemporary OB/GYN®: August 9 to August 13

What to look for this week on Contemporary OB/GYN®

This week's coverage includes:

Expert panel develops criteria for placental COVID-19 infection

NIH recently convened an expert panel to develop standardized criteria to define infection of the placenta with COVID-19.

Lichen sclerosus: Review of vulvar dystrophy with malignant potential

This acquired chronic dermatosis has a 6- to a 10-fold predilection for women, so it is especially relevant to a gynecologist’s practice.

First 1000 Days program improves newborn weight status

The first months of life set the course of a child’s health. How effective is an intervention at improving weight outcomes in the infant and use of postpartum care by the mother?

No survival benefit of annual ovarian cancer screening in low-risk women

The results, according to the study authors, demonstrate that screening the general population for tubal and ovarian cancer each year does not result in a survival benefit.

Check back soon to read these articles and more.