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Should women with intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy be delivered early?Two experts debate whether early delivery and active management are appropriate care in women with intrahepatic cholestasis
Can pessaries prevent preterm birth?Preterm birth (PTB) remains the major cause of neonatal morbidity and mortality. For the vast majority of spontaneous PTBs, the final pathway is opening of the cervix. Pessaries have been proposed since the 1950s as a possible intervention to keep the cervix closed. But are pessaries safe and do they work for prevention of spontaneous PTB?
Editor-in-Chief honored by world’s largest scientific societyContemporary OB/GYN Editor-in-Chief Dr Charles Lockwood has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), one of the most prestigious scientific societies in the world and the largest.
GOHO Foundation sponsors ultrasound updateThe 25th annual Ultrasound Update for Clinical Practice program took place December 1–4 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The meeting was dedicated to Drs John Hobbins, Ilan Timor, and Stuart Campbell, well-known figures in ultrasound who are all celebrating their 80th birthdays.
Cesarean causes problems for mother and babyFollowing a cesarean delivery, a mother wonders why she hasn't become pregnant again and the neonate ends up in the NICU with skull fractures.
Can low-dose estrogen bring vasomotor symptom relief?A study examines the efficacy of lower-than-conventional doses of estrogen in relieving vasomotor symptoms. Plus: What are the latest ACOG recommendations on water births?
What does the Trump election mean for ob/gyn?We asked our editorial board what the results of the 2016 presidential election could mean for ob/gyn and the women they see.
Breast density laws: Are you in compliance?
Breast density laws: Are you in compliance?Meant to alert women that breast cancer may be more difficult to detect, the laws confuse physicians and patients alike.
Outlook for healthcare under a President TrumpThe magnitude and pace of Mr Trump’s changes to healthcare may be smaller and slower than supporters demand or opponents fear.
Morcellation bag shows promise in feasibility studyA small feasibility study of a new containment bag for power morcellation shows that it may be reliable for even a large specimen. The findings, about the Espiner EcoSac 230, were presented at the 45th AAGL Global Congress in Orlando, Florida.