These are Contemporary OB/GYN's selections for five of the most noteworthy gynecologic-focused studies that were published in September 2019.
Impact of surgical technique on treatment failure after prolapse surgery
A new randomized trial compared the failure rates of vaginal mesh against hysterectomy with uterosacral ligament suspension for prolapse surgery.
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USPSTF updates recommendations on medication use for breast cancer risk reduction
The US Preventive Services Task Force (UPSTF) recently released an updated recommendation on medications for risk reduction of primary breast cancer and which patients would benefit most from a prescription.
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Sexual minority women’s experiences of health care
Researchers have undertaken a systematic review of how sexual minority women (SMW) experience health care in the UK and the results suggest a need for explicit and consistent education for health care professionals there.
Same-day LARC insertion and Medicaid costs
Giving adolescents same-day access to long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARC) in a Medicaid setting may save insurers money, according to results of a new economic evaluation.
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Mobile app reveals real-world data about menstrual cycles
One of the largest-ever studies of menstrual cycle characteristics shows that common assumptions about when ovulation occurs may be at variance with what happens to women in the real world.
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