Obstetrics

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

Quick Take: Association of Rates of Smoking During Pregnancy With Corporate Tobacco Sales Poicies

Maternal smoking during pregnancy (SDP) is associated with a number of adverse birth outcomes. It is currently unknown how tobacco sales policies affect SDP....

RNAi suppression of sFLT1 for preeclampsia treatment [PreClinical]

1. The clinical manifestations of preeclampsia result largely from excess circulating soluble vascular endothelial growth factor receptor (sFLT1), produced by the placenta.2. Designer short...

Quick Take: Use of Hormone Replacement Therapy and Risk of Venous Thromboembolism: Nested Case-Control...

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT), often prescribed to women during menopause, has been shown to increase the risk for venous thromboembolism (VTE). However, the effects...

1 in 5 US women report delayed contraceptive initiation after sexual debut

1. A total of 1 in 5 women in the US reported delayed contraceptive initiation (>1 month after sexual debut), with higher rates of...

Maternal obesity linked to increased risk of certain congenital heart defects

1. In this large population-based cohort study conducted in Sweden, maternal obesity status was linked to an increased prevalence rate of congenital heart defects...

Greater prenatal alcohol exposure trajectories linked to impaired growth and neurodevelopment

1. Five trajectories of prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE) were described and compared; greater PAE was associated with reduced birth weight and length, as well...

Quick Take: Neoadjuvant degarelix versus triptorelin in premenopausal patients who receive letrozole for locally...

Ovarian function suppression (OFS) is considered an important aspect of treatment in premenopausal women with advanced endocrine-responsive breast cancer. Degarelix is a gonadotropin-releasing hormone...

The SOLO1 trial: Olaparib significantly delays progression of advanced ovarian cancer

1. In women with BRCA-associated, newly diagnosed advanced ovarian cancer, olaparib significantly prolonged progression-free survival (PFS) at three years compared to placebo.2. The majority...

Quick Take: Small for gestational age and risk of childhood mortality: A Swedish population...

Small for gestational age (SGA) fetuses have been shown to have a higher risk of stillbirth and neonatal mortality, but few studies have examined...

Operative vaginal delivery associated with higher risk of anal incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse

1. In this retrospective cohort study, operative vaginal delivery was associated with a higher risk of anal incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse compared to...
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