This week on Contemporary OB/GYN: March 8 to March 12

Here's what to look forward to this week on Contemporary OB/GYN.

Pathophysiology of uterine fibroids

A better understanding of the pathophysiology of uterine fibroids (UFs) will enable healthcare providers to deliver high-quality informed care to their patients, according to Ayman Al-Hendy, MD, PhD, a professor of ob/gyn at Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago.

How insurance impacts access to NIPT

Some women are unable to choose noninvasive prenatal testing (NIPT), due to lack of insurance coverage, according to a pilot study in the Journal of Community Genetics.

Emotions about testing negative with NIPT

A small percentage of women whose noninvasive prenatal testing (NIPT) results were negative regretted taking the test and blamed themselves, according to a 1-year postpartum questionnaire survey.