Obstetrics

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

The ORIP trial: n-3 polyunsaturated long chain fatty acid supplementation has no effect on...

1. A multicenter randomized control trial concluded that n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation in pregnancy did not change the risk of preterm delivery or...

Association of early postnatal transfer and birth outside a tertiary hospital with mortality and...

1. Extremely preterm infants born in non-tertiary hospitals in England had an increased risk of death, and transfer in the first 48 hours postnatally...

Assessment of Combined Nivolumab and Bevacizumab in Relapsed Ovarian Cancer: A Phase 2 Clinical...

1. Nivolumab and bevacizumab combination therapy appears to be efficacious in relapsed epithelial ovarian cancer, especially in patients with platinum-sensitive disease.Evidence Rating Level: 2...

Quick Take: Maternal Exposure to Intimate Partner Violence and Breastfeeding Practices in 51 Low-Income...

1. Exposure to intimate partner violence, particularly among mothers in low- and middle-income countries is associated with a significantly reduced likelihood of adequate breastfeeding...

Quick Take: Sacrospinus hysteropexy versus vaginal hysterectomy with uterosacral ligament suspension in women with...

1. Sacrospinous hysteropexy for uterine prolapse may be associated with a decreased incidence of anatomical recurrences of the apical compartment and/or bulge symptoms when...

Quick Take: National Trends in the Provision of Human Milk at Hospital Discharge Among...

For very low-birth-weight (VLBW) infants, defined as 1500 g or less, human milk provides substantial health benefits. The degree to which the use of...

Quick Take: Planned early delivery or expectant management for late preterm pre-eclampsia (PHOENIX)

Preeclampsia is associated with increased morbidity and mortality for both mother and infant. In addition to maternal and fetal assessment, timely delivery after 37...

Quick Take: Breast Cancer Recurrence in the Nipple-Areola Complex After Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy With Immediate...

Nipple-sparing mastectomy (NSM) in the setting of breast cancer preserves the nipple-areola complex (NAC) and breast skin envelope. While previous studies have shown that...

The NAMSAL ANRS 12313 trial: HIV viral suppression similar for dolutegravir and low-dose efavirenz...

1. For previously untreated HIV-1 patients in Cameroon, treatment with dolutegravir was noninferior to low dose efavirenz at lowering viral load over a period...

Quick Take: Pregnancy duration and endometrial cancer risk

Full-term pregnancies are strongly associated with a reduced risk of endometrial cancer. Whether this protective association is driven by fecundity, a specific process that...
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