Obstetrics

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

Developmental assessment at 9 months of age can predict fetal alcohol syndrome

1. In this prospective cohort study, infants underwent developmental and dysmorphologic assessments at various times throughout early life. Researchers found that starting at 9...

Association of Widespread Adoption of the 39-Week Rule With Overall Mortality Due to Stillbirth...

1. Following the Joint Commission’s adoption of the 39-week rule to reduce early, elective deliveries, there has been a marginal significant increase in the...

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...
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