A meta-analysis sought to determine which oral painkillers were most effective after a c-section, but the findings were disappointing. ©Johan Larson/Shutterstock.com
Ethical Obligations and Genetic Screening
This blog discusses how OB/GYNs need not only to understand the science behind genetic screening but also to counsel patients properly about the results.
IBD and the Pregnant Patient
Pregnancy is possible for women with inflammatory bowel disease, but collaboration is needed between gastroenterologists and obstetricians.
Which Oral Drug Is Best for Post-Cesarean Pain?
A meta-analysis sought to determine which oral painkillers were most effective after a c-section, but the findings were disappointing.
Fifty Shades of Exhausted
Spicing things up in the bedroom can have consequences, and an exhausted on-call Ob/Gyn can attest to that.
Downward Trends in OB/GYN Procedures
Of the top 10 surgical procedures that are decreasing at the greatest rate, 4 of them are related to obstetrics and gynecology.
Cell-Free DNA Screening for Trisomy 21
Cell-free fetal DNA screening tests for trisomy 21 are more accurate than standard screening with nuchal translucency even in low-risk women.
The term "dense breasts" often leaves patients confused about what it really means to have dense breasts.
Case Study: Diagnosis of Diastematomyelia
These images from a routine ultrasound examination of a 20-week fetus reveal a rare abnormality of the fetal spine.
Is It Time for Stand-Alone HPV Testing?
Now that stand-alone HPV tests have been approved, is it worth changing cervical cancer screening recommendations? Juan Felix, MD, weighs in.
Depression Risk and Fertility Treatment
Unsuccessful fertility treatment takes a toll on both partners, and knowing their mental health history can help predict depression risk.