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ACOG Annual Meeting 2017

Quiz pits senior fellows against young physiciansOne of the most-anticipated sessions at the conference pitted senior ob/gyns against young physicians in a quiz that had both teams at times scratching their heads.
Natural estrogen/progesterone HT capsule shows promiseA first-of-its-kind capsule combining natural 17β-estradiol and progesterone has promise for menopause-related hot flushes, according to results of a Phase 3 multi center trial.
Robotic vs laparoscopic hysterectomy: Is there a place for both?A collegial debate on robotic versus laparoscopic hysterectomy highlighted the difficulties in researching the efficacy of robotics and whether it had a place in gynecologic surgery.
Egg freezing debate gets warm receptionA debate on the pros and cons of routine egg freezing emphasized that earlier counseling about egg freezing by ob/gyns rather than reproductive endocrinologists should be routine, if not the procedure itself.
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.