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5 Predictions for Prenatal Genetic Testing in 2015
These 5 predictions by Adam Wolfberg, MD, provide insight into how genetic testing—NIPT to microarray and cost to quality—continues to evolve.
Image IQ: The Fetal Bowel
Challenge your diagnostic skills. What's your diagnosis based on these abdominal images of a late second trimester fetus?
Manual Rotation May Be Ineffective
Prophylactic manual rotation to avoid operative delivery may not be effective, according to a recent Cochrane meta-analysis.
Advancements in Gynecological Oncology
Could the approval of bevacizumab for advanced cervical cancer and platinum-resistant ovarian cancer last year lead to patient-specific therapies?
Are Too Many Hysterectomies Being Performed?
Nearly 1 in 5 hysterectomies for benign indications were unnecessary, and nearly 2 in 5 had unsupportive pathology in women younger than 40.
Is It Ob-Gin or Ob-Gyne?
Almost nobody says "obstetrician-gynecologist" when speaking about these specialist physicians. But what's the "correct" way to pronounce OB/GYN?
Safety Considerations for Outpatient Surgery
The Joan Rivers' case revealed that safety protocols can be ignored. So how can patients, especially pregnant patients, be reassured that they are in good hands?
Episiotomy Rates Declining but Remain Varied
Nonmedical factors seem to be driving the use of episiotomies, and there remains a wide variation in episiotomy rates in hospitals nationwide.
The Utility of Vaginal Estrogens for Managing GSM
Vaginal estrogens are effective options for managing bothersome symptoms related to genitourinary syndrome of menopause in postmenopausal women.
Image IQ: Multiple Findings in a Pelvic Scan
Challenge your diagnostic skills. What uterine-related findings are revealed in this pelvic scan?
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