Obstetrics

Reports of high-impact obstetrics and gynecology studies by medical professionals

Trends in systemic lupus erythematosus pregnancy outcomes in the United States

1. In this retrospective cohort study, the authors observed that the greater decline in in-hospital maternal mortality was found for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)...

Quick Take: Investigating causal relations between sleep traits and risk of breast cancer in...

Previous studies have provided evidence for an association between circadian disruption and breast cancer risk. However, studies examining sleep traits such as chronotypes, insomnia...

Quick Take: HIV incidence among women using intramuscular depot medroxyprogesterone acetate, a copper intrauterine...

Previous studies have suggested that certain hormonal contraceptive methods, including intramuscular depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA-IM), may increase women’s susceptibility to HIV acquisition. In this...

Being denied a wanted abortion may have detrimental health effects in the long term

1. The authors of this prospective cohort study found that women who were denied a wanted abortion were found to have higher rates of...

Lisinopril and carvedilol reduce cardiotoxicity in breast cancer patients receiving trastuzumab and anthracyclines

1. In this randomized, placebo controlled study of HER2-positive breast cancer patients receiving trastuzumab, use of preventative lisinopril or carvedilol did not significantly reduce...

Blood transfusions from female, previously pregnant, or sex-discordant donors do not increase mortality

1. In this large retrospective cohort, there were no increases in mortality from red blood cell transfusions from female, previously pregnant, or sex-discordant donors.Evidence...

High rates of oophorectomy for benign ovarian neoplasms in pediatric population

1. In this multicenter retrospective cohort study, pediatric patients with an ovarian neoplasm had high rates of oophorectomy despite low rates of malignancy. Premenarchal...

Quick Take: Treatment and Long-Term Clinical Outcomes of Incidental Pulmonary Embolism in Patients With...

Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a common complication in patients with cancer. Often, VTEs are incidentally detected on imaging studies undertaken for cancer staging or...

Quick Take: Genomic characterization of metastatic breast cancers

Several late-stage cancers have been shown to acquire genomic alterations during disease evolution. In patients with breast cancer, 20% of metastatic tumors develop ESR1...

Quick Take: Association between incidence exposure to benzodiazepines in early pregnancy and risk of...

Previous studies have shown that benzodiazepine use in early pregnancy is associated with spontaneous abortion (SA). The association between specific benzodiazepines and the risk...
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