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The latest OB/GYN news articles and literature on women’s health published in over 2,000 top peer-reviewed medical journals, ranked and summarized daily. Our team of Obstetrics and Gynecology physician editors are dedicated to keep OB/GYN medical professions up to date. We cover the entirety of your diverse specialty, with subspecialty topics such as gynecologic oncology, maternal-fetal medicine, obstetric and gynecologic surgery, pediatric and adolescent gynecology, reproductive endocrinology and infertility, HPV, breast cancer, menopausal medicine, diagnostic imaging, and much more.

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1 Diabetic pregnancy: An overview of current guidelines and clinical practice Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology, November 21, 2014    Review Article

2 Gestational syphilis and stillbirth in Latin America and the Caribbean International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics, November 21, 2014    Clinical Article

3 Considering the prominent complaint as a guide in medical therapy for overactive bladder syndrome in women over 45 years Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research, November 21, 2014    Clinical Article

4 Prevalence of chronic endometritis in repeated unexplained implantation failure and the IVF success rate after antibiotic therapy Human Reproduction, November 21, 2014    Clinical Article

5 Does current evidence support the use of intraoperative cell salvage in reducing the need for blood transfusion in caesarean section? Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology, November 21, 2014    Clinical Article

6 Pregnancy and cystic fibrosis: Approach to contemporary management Obstetric Medicine, November 21, 2014

7 Dexmedetomidine as an adjunctive analgesic with bupivacaine in paravertebral analgesia for breast cancer surgery Full Text Pain Physician, November 21, 2014    Clinical Article

8 The effects of dietary polyphenols on reproductive health and early development Human Reproduction Update, November 21, 2014

9 Recent progress in understanding the epidemiology of bacterial vaginosis Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology, November 21, 2014

10 New approaches for managing preeclampsia: clues from clinical and basic research Clinical Therapeutics, November 21, 2014    Clinical Article

11 MRI for local staging of endometrial carcinoma: Is endovenous contrast medium administration still needed European Journal of Radiology, November 21, 2014    Clinical Article

12 Development of a screening and recruitment registry to facilitate perinatal depression research in obstetrics settings in the USA International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics, November 21, 2014    Clinical Article

13 Intravoxel incoherent motion diffusion-weighted MR imaging of breast cancer at 3.0 tesla: Comparison of different curve-fitting methods Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, November 21, 2014    Clinical Article

14 Use of ondansetron during pregnancy and congenital malformations in the infant Reproductive Toxicology, November 21, 2014

15 Magnetic resonance imaging manifestations of decidualized endometriotic cysts: comparative study with ovarian cancers associated with endometriotic cysts Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography, November 21, 2014    Clinical Article

16 Hormonal contraception and regulation of menstruation: A study of young women's attitudes towards 'having a period' Journal of Family Planning & Reproductive Health Care, November 21, 2014

17 iContraception: A software tool to assist professionals in choosing contraceptive methods according to WHO medical eligibility criteria Journal of Family Planning & Reproductive Health Care, November 21, 2014

18 The safety parameters of the study on intraductal cytotoxic agent delivery to the breast before mastectomy Full Text Chinese Journal of Cancer Research, November 21, 2014    Clinical Article

19 Assessment of tumor response to chemotherapy in patients with breast cancer using 18F-FLT: A meta-analysis Full Text Chinese Journal of Cancer Research, November 21, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

20 Value of 18F-FDG PET/CT and MRI in diagnosing primary endometrial small cell carcinoma Full Text Chinese Journal of Cancer Research, November 21, 2014    Clinical Article

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Highlights in Obstetrics & Gynecology

Endometrial and ovarian cancer risk increased in PCOS

Based on a meta-analysis reported in Human Reproduction Update, women with polycystic ovarian syndrome [PCOS] (n=919; 11 studies) < 54 years of age, are at increased risk for endometrial (HR = 4.05) and ovarian cancer (HR = 2.52), but not breast cancer (HR = 0.78).

Pre-operative tranexamic acid reduces blood loss in ovarian cancer patients

As reported in ACTA Obstetricia et Gynecologica, a single pre-operative dose of tranexamic acid (15 mg/kg) significantly reduced blood loss (520 cc vs 730 cc) and the transfusion rate (30% vs. 44%) in ovarian cancer patients (n=100) undergoing radical debulking.

EZH2 predicts poor prognosis in cervical cancer

As reported in the International Journal of Gynecological Pathology, the expression of enhancer zeste homolog (EZH)2 is associated with clinical stage, histologic differentiation, depth of infiltration, and lymph node metastasis in patients with cervical cancer; moreover, EZH2 expression is associated with a decreased OS. Expression of EZH2 was demonstrated in 10% of normal cervical specimens, 52% of LGSIL specimens, 64% of HGSIL specimens, and 68.3% of cervical cancer specimens.


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