It was a very busy week for the Contemporary OB/GYN team.
This week’s top articles included:
Although hypertension is a modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD), certain hormonal contraceptives increase the risk of stroke and myocardial infarction in women with the disorder.
“As surgeons, our primary goal is to make patients feel better and we often accomplish this by surgically treating endometriosis,” said co-author Ally Murji, MD, MPH, an associate professor of ob/gyn at the University of Toronto and Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, Canada.
New research suggests that placental DNA may have potential as a biomarker for adverse pregnancy outcomes (APOs).
Our weekly update of COVID-19 Pregnancy Data, collected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), totals 26,364 cases, 45 deaths, and 6,011 hospitalizations.