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Did vaginal hysterectomy result in iatrogenic injuries?
Did vaginal hysterectomy result in iatrogenic injuries?A family history of uterine cancer prompted the patient to seek a hysterectomy.
The opioid crisis: Prenatal and postnatal care
The opioid crisis: Prenatal and postnatal careOb/gyns are on the front line of the opioid epidemic and have a responsibility to recognize, treat, refer, and advocate for pregnant women with opioid use disorder.
Obstructive sleep apnea in pregnancy- what you need to know
Obstructive sleep apnea in pregnancy- what you need to knowSleep-disordered breathing during pregnancy is a risk factor for development of hypertensive disorders and gestational diabetes mellitus.
Introducing a new series on maternal mortality
Introducing a new series on maternal mortalityCutting-edge medical advances and innovative technologies have made headlines and continue to flourish in the new millennium. However, these medical achievements stand in stark contrast to the paradoxical increase in US maternal mortality, which is among the highest of all developed nations.
Hereditary cancers in gynecology:  What clinicians need to know
Hereditary cancers in gynecology: What clinicians need to knowThe contribution of hereditary cancer syndromes to many gynecologic malignancies has been increasingly recognized over the past decade. As they often serve as primary care providers, ob/gyns are uniquely positioned to help identify at-risk women before they develop cancer.
Elective single-embryo transfer: No longer elective
Elective single-embryo transfer: No longer electiveThe large body of evidence citing the effectiveness of IVF and recent advances promoting the safety of ART, including the widespread adoption of SET, have established IVF as a reasonable first-line alternative for many infertile couples rather than the treatment of last resort it was once regarded.
Managing complications of perineal lacerations
Managing complications of perineal lacerationsThis article reviews complications that may occur following perineal trauma, techniques to help prevent these complications, and best practices for management using case vignettes.
Migraines in Women
Migraines in WomenThis article reviews how migraines in women are impacted by the fluctuating hormone levels they experience throughout their lifecycle.
Using ultrasound to recognize fetal anomalies: Part 1
Using ultrasound to recognize fetal anomalies: Part 1Like much of medicine, ultrasound diagnosis of fetal anomalies is both a science and an art. Part 1 of this article will detail, within the text and with images, the anomalies that should not be missed when performing ultrasound during the first and second trimesters of pregnancy.
Use of biologic grafts in pelvic organ prolapse surgery
Use of biologic grafts in pelvic organ prolapse surgeryPelvic organ prolapse is a very prevalent condition, affecting up to half of all women over 50 years old. Biological grafts may be useful in certain patients but long-term trials are needed to guide their proper use.