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Cutting edge topics in 2017ACOG conference attendees who want a glimpse of current and trending issues in the specialty will want to attend the session “Cutting Edge Topics in Ob-Gyn." The session offers overviews by various academic societies in different subspecialties that highlight evolving and emerging evidence of interest to practicing clinicians.
Pearls and pitfalls of genetic screening/testingNavigation of the complex landscape of genetic prenatal screening and testing and ways to improve communication with patients about often inherently uncertain findings are the focus of the ACOG session, “Pearls & Pitfalls: Genetic Screening/Testing.
ACOG Guidelines at a Glance: External Cephalic Version
ACOG Guidelines at a Glance: External Cephalic VersionExpert commentary on Practice Bulletin No. 161: External Cephalic Version
Von Willebrand: An underdiagnosed disorderVon Willebrand disease (VWD) is the most common inherited bleeding disorder. Approximately 90% of women being treated at hemophilia centers in the United States carry the diagnosis of VWD. Because women experience the hemostatic bleeding challenges of menstruation and childbirth, they are disproportionately affected by VWD.
IUD blamed for multiple miscarriagesA woman sues her ob/gyn claiming that 3 miscarriages occurred because of an IUD that the ob/gyn believed had been expelled shortly after implantation, but was subsequently found using abdominal x-ray. Plus more cases.
Tools Test Drive: Sureglide, Überlube, and TruClearDr Greenberg reports his thoughts on the Sureglide device and preventing lacerations during cesarean, Überlube and helping women with vaginal dryness and dyspareunia, and TruClear ULTRA Mini tissue removal device for mechanical morcellation.
Preeclampsia as a harbinger of longer-term cerebral damageA study looks at the long-term impact that preeclampsia can have on mothers' brains. Plus: A study examines the impact of maternal obesity on a child's risk of childhood epilepsy.
Surgery risky for women with ureteral endometriosis symptomsDyspareunia, urinary functional symptoms, and dysmenorrhea were found in 47% of the women in the study.
Can the robot help heal endometriosis?Researchers in France asked the question in a study using patient questionnaires.
AI has brains—but it’s no MDArtificial intelligence has uses in medicine, but will never replace doctors’ intuition.

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