Tag: OBGYN

Image: PD 1. In donor oocyte IVF cycles, embryo transfer on day 5 and single embryo transfer were positively associated with achievement of singleton term pregnancy.  2. The majority of women undergoing donor oocyte IVF have more than one embryo transferred. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good)  Study Rundown: This study found that while...
Image: PD 1. An enhanced recovery protocol was associated with shortened hospital stays and reduced costs among patients undergoing major gynecologic surgeries (cytoreduction, surgical staging, or pelvic organ prolapse surgery).  2. Enhanced recovery protocols were associated with decreased use of patient-controlled anesthesia.  Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good)  Study Rundown: This study found that...
Image: PD 1. The abdominal sacrocolpopexy procedure has been shown to be a promising treatment for pelvic organ prolapse but has increasing complications in the long term. 2. The addition of an anti-incontinence urethropexy procedure to the sacrocolpopexy procedure decreases rates of post-operative stress urinary incontinence. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown:...
Jan 20th - HSV-1 infection in young women is more likely to be genital than oral. Image: PD 1. Young women (18-22) are more likely to acquire HSV-1 infection than HSV-2.   2. HSV-1 infection in young women is more likely to be genital than oral. 3. HSV-2 infection is more likely in non-Hispanic...
Jan 19th - Pandemic influenza infection during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of fetal death. Image: PD 1. Pandemic influenza infection during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of fetal death. 2. Influenza vaccination in pregnancy does not harm the fetus and should be encouraged in pregnant women. Influenza infection...