Breastfeeding has demonstrable benefits for children and their mothers; however, breastfeeding can be particularly difficult for women who return to the workplace in the months after a child’s birth. The […]» Read more
To evaluate the sexual and reproductive health characteristics of women in treatment for opioid use disorder in Michigan and explore services provided and desired.We conducted a cross-sectional study of female […]» Read more
Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma is the most common type of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma affecting pregnancy. These tumors may be aggressive and rapidly growing in pregnancy. Management is based on the balance […]» Read more
To evaluate whether the decrease in the frequency of oxytocin administration and artificial rupture of membranes observed between the 2010 and 2016 French Perinatal Surveys was associated with a change […]» Read more
Herpes simplex virus (HSV) causes only 2-4% of all acute hepatitis but has high morbidity and mortality. Pregnancy is a risk factor for HSV hepatitis. We describe a case of […]» Read more
To examine preventable pregnancy-related deaths in Louisiana by race and ethnicity and maternal level of care to inform quality improvement efforts.We conducted a retrospective observational descriptive analysis of Louisiana Pregnancy-Associated […]» Read more
Since a variety of procoagulant products, collectively called hemostatic agents, became available to surgeons in the mid-20th century, their use has increased across multiple specialties, including gynecology. Congruent with past […]» Read more
To examine within-hospital racial and ethnic disparities in severe maternal morbidity rates and determine whether they are associated with differences in types of medical insurance.We conducted a population-based, cross-sectional study […]» Read more
To assess the association of fetal movement counting with perinatal mortality.Electronic databases (ie, MEDLINE, ClinicalTrials.gov, ScienceDirect, the Cochrane Library at the CENTRAL Register of Controlled Trials) were searched from inception […]» Read more
To quantify the reported prevalence and trend of maternal hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in the United States (2009-2017) and identify maternal characteristics and obstetric outcomes associated with HCV infection […]» Read more
Patient Decision Aids to Facilitate Shared Decision Making in Obstetrics and Gynecology: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.
To assess the effectiveness of patient decision aids to facilitate shared decision making in obstetrics and gynecology.We searched ClinicalTrials.gov, MEDLINE, CENTRAL, Cochrane Gynaecology and Fertility specialized register, CINAHL, and EMBASE […]» Read more
To report the experience of vaginal cesarean delivery and describe the surgical technique.This is a retrospective case series from one referral center of patients who underwent vaginal cesarean delivery from […]» Read more
Hysterectomy Route and Numbers Reported by Graduating Residents in Obstetrics and Gynecology Training Programs.
To characterize trends in self-reported numbers and routes of hysterectomy for obstetrics and gynecology residents using the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) case log database.Hysterectomy case log data […]» Read more
A Risk-Adjusted Model for Ovarian Cancer Care and Disparities in Access to High-Performing Hospitals.
To validate the observed/expected ratio for adherence to ovarian cancer treatment guidelines as a risk-adjusted measure of hospital quality care, and to identify patient characteristics associated with disparities in access […]» Read more
Lidocaine-Prilocaine Cream Compared With Injected Lidocaine for Vulvar Biopsy: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
To compare pain control during vulvar biopsy after either application of 5% lidocaine-prilocaine cream or injection of 1% lidocaine.In a single-site randomized trial, patients who needed vulvar biopsy on a […]» Read more
To describe delivery-related severe maternal morbidity and mortality among indigenous women compared with non-Hispanic white (white) women, distinguishing rural and urban residents.We used 2012-2015 maternal hospital discharge data from the […]» Read more
To estimate how implementation of the 2010 Affordable Care Act (ACA) might be associated with stage at diagnosis and time to treatment for women with ovarian cancer.We conducted a retrospective […]» Read more
A Quality Improvement Initiative to Increase the Frequency of Vaginal Delivery in Brazilian Hospitals.
To evaluate a quality improvement (QI) initiative designed to increase the frequency of vaginal delivery in Brazilian hospitals.Twenty-eight hospitals enrolled in a 20-month (May 2015-December 2016) Breakthrough Series Collaborative that […]» Read more
Perineorrhaphy Compared With Pelvic Floor Muscle Therapy in Women With Late Consequences of a Poorly Healed Second-Degree Perineal Tear: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
To evaluate outcomes after pelvic floor muscle therapy, as compared with perineorrhaphy and distal posterior colporrhaphy, in the treatment of women with a poorly healed second-degree obstetric injury diagnosed at […]» Read more
To evaluate the effects of four different surgical interventions for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) on 2-year postoperative sexual function.This is a combined secondary analysis of SISTEr (Stress Incontinence Surgical Treatment […]» Read more
Ropivacaine and Ketorolac Wound Infusion for Post-Cesarean Delivery Analgesia: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
To evaluate the efficacy of wound infusion with ropivacaine plus ketorolac compared with placebo for post-cesarean delivery analgesia in women who received a multimodal analgesic regimen including intrathecal morphine.In a […]» Read more
To evaluate the relationship between acculturation and adverse pregnancy outcomes, and whether these relationships differ across racial or ethnic groups.This is a planned secondary analysis of the nuMoM2b study (Nulliparous […]» Read more
Relative Risk of Cervical Neoplasms Among Copper and Levonorgestrel-Releasing Intrauterine System Users.
To evaluate the relative risk of cervical neoplasms among copper intrauterine device (Cu IUD) and levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) users.We performed a retrospective cohort analysis of 10,674 patients who received […]» Read more
“Female genital cosmetic surgery” is a broad term that comprises numerous procedures, including labiaplasty, clitoral hood reduction, hymenoplasty, labia majora augmentation, vaginoplasty, and G-spot amplification. Both patient interest in and […]» Read more