Obstetrics

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

Increased seizures during rewarming of neonates associated with risk of abnormal neurodevelopmental outcomes at...

1. Increased frequency of electrographic seizures during rewarming in neonates was associated with a higher risk of abnormal neurodevelopmental outcomes at age 18 to...

Camrelizumab with apatinib is a well-tolerated treatment for chemo-refractory or relapsed gestational trophoblastic neoplasia

1. Camrelizumab and apatinib treatment provided a 55% objective response rate 2. A complete response was observed in 50% of patients and none relapsed after...

Two-year anastrozole treatment beneficial for disease-free survival in postmenopausal breast cancer

1. A five-year extension of anastrozole treatment was shown not to provide additional benefit compared to a two-year extension in postmenopausal women with hormone-receptor-positive...

Evaluation of epidural analgesia use during labor and infection in full-term neonates delivered vaginally

1. Epidural analgesia during vaginal labour was associated with an increased risk of infection among neonates  2. Further research and studies should focus on improving...

Prolongation of passive second stage of labour not associated with increased risk of hysterotomy...

1. Prolonging passive second stage beyond 2 hours did not increase the risk of hysterotomy extension during cesareans  2. Surgeon’s level of experience and forceps...

Associations between historically redlined districts and racial disparities in current obstetric outcomes

1. Historically redlined districts and racial discriminatory policies were associated with worse obstetrical outcomes including preterm birth  2. Structural inequities and racial disparities had detrimental...

Labour epidural analgesia not associated with autism spectrum disorder

1. This large, nationwide, Danish cohort study found no increased risk of autism spectrum disorder in children exposed to labour epidural analgesia compared to...

Aspirin use during pregnancy associated with lower risk of preeclampsia and perinatal mortality: US...

1. Daily low-dose aspirin use during pregnancy in individuals at increased risk for preeclampsia was associated with a lower risk of preeclampsia, preterm birth,...

Persistent human papillomavirus infection during pregnancy significantly associated with preterm birth

1. Persistent human papillomavirus-16/18 infection during pregnancy and placental human papillomavirus infection significantly increased the risk of preterm birth compared to infections by other...

Sleep quality during pregnancy may help predict emotional distress in postpartum period

1. In this study, first time mothers with longer sleep time during pregnancy were less likely to report high levels of anxiety and depression...

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