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GnRH agonists and endometriosis-associated infertilityA retrospective analysis of pregnancy outcomes suggests that a GnRH-agonist rather than a GnRH-antagonist protocol may be beneficial in women with endometriosis-related infertility.
Vulvar lesions in a 72-year-old womanA 72 year-old woman is referred to your office by her internist for vulvar lesions. She denies itching or pain and states that the lesions have been there for years. Her medical history is unremarkable.
3D printing in gynecologic surgery planningAlthough still experimental and expensive, 3D printed models have potential for use in preoperative planning in some settings.
Liability in ob/gyn ultrasoundThis article addresses common errors that lead to litigation involving ob/gyn ultrasound, with options to reduce ultrasound-related litigation.
New ‘dipstick’ test for Zika, dengueA fast and cost-effective new dipstick test for Zika virus can distinguish between it and dengue viruses without cross-reactivity, according to a report in Science Translational Medicine. Also, results of a new randomized controlled trial—the largest of its kind to date—suggest that text messaging may help some pregnant women quit smoking.
Study: Early-term births linked to poorer CRF through young adulthoodLongitudinal data from a prospective cohort study indicate that being born early term may negatively affect a child’s cardiorespiratory fitness. Plus: Is there a difference in PTB rate between branded and compounded 17P? Also, a review analyzes whether or not there are any benefits to placentophagy.
Study links endometriosis, obstetric complicationsData from more than 1.9 million subjects shows that women with endometriosis have a statistically higher risk of obstetric complications including preterm birth (PTB) than those without the condition.
Stepwise Approach to Treat Sexual Dysfunction in WomenA stepwise approach ensures that all the potential issues and needs affecting a women’s sexual dysfunction are addressed prior to initiating management strategies.
Hormonal and Pharmaceutical Treatment ApproachesAn integral part of a treatment plan for managing sexual dysfunction in women is the use of hormonal and pharmaceutical agents, a variety of which are available.
Meta-analysis on oocyte donation and perinatal outcomesA systematic review and meta-analysis suggests that in pregnancies conceived via assisted reproduction, risk of adverse perinatal outcomes may be higher with donated than with autologous oocytes. Plus: Do post-cesarean antibiotics reduce infections in obese women? Also: Researchers believe they have identified the genes associated with preterm delivery.

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