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The cesarean epidemic: Are we too quick to cut?
The cesarean epidemic: Are we too quick to cut?In 2014, 1.3 million women in the United States delivered via cesarean, placing the rate at 32.2%, down just .7% from the peak in 2009.
Issue Focus: Gynecologic Oncology
Issue Focus: Gynecologic OncologyValuable evidence-based information for clinicians on counseling BRCA mutation carriers and on the safety, efficacy, and uptake of the HPV vaccine.
First US uterus transplant attempt ends in disappointment
First US uterus transplant attempt ends in disappointmentSurgeons at the Cleveland Clinic performed the procedure in hopes of "curing" absolute uterine-factor infertility, but announced on March 9 that the organ had had to be removed.
Vasa previa
Vasa previaIn high-risk patients, use of ultrasound for prenatal diagnosis of this anomaly can enable cesarean delivery and avoid rupture of fetal vessels.
Your Life, Your Work
Your Life, Your WorkHow did Ob/Gyn look in 2015? What did you love about your specialty and what frustrated you?
Helping your epileptic patient
Helping your epileptic patientAn overview of anti-epileptic drugs and their use during pregnancy, as well as other perinatal considerations for women with seizure disorders.
Vaginal delivery and the pelvic floor: Outcomes of levator ani injury
Vaginal delivery and the pelvic floor: Outcomes of levator ani injuryMuscle stretch and distention during delivery lead to problems later in life.
Mini-laparoscopy
Mini-laparoscopyCompared with single-incision surgery, surgery using mini-laparoscopic instruments is safe and is correlated with lower operative time and less postoperative pain.
Chronic sexual pain: a layered guide to evaluation
Chronic sexual pain: a layered guide to evaluationMany advances have been made in understanding the multi-layered causes of sexual pain, and most women can resume or begin satisfying sexual lives after diagnosis and up-to-date treatment.
Mammography may miss 1/3 of cancer in dense breasts (sponsored)
Mammography may miss 1/3 of cancer in dense breasts (sponsored)40% of women have dense breast tissue which makes it difficult to detect cancer with mammography. Invenia ABUS automated breast ultrasound helps improve invasive breast cancer detection in dense breast tissue.