Using ultrasound imaging before an epidural catheterization or lumbar puncture can reduce the risk of failed or traumatic procedures and can lower the number of needle insertions and redirections, according to the findings of a systematic review and meta-analysis.
This patient presented with 18 months of secondary infertility following a second trimester dilation and extraction.
Recombinant pigment epithelium-derived factor (rPEDF) proposed as a novel physiological treatment for ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS).
For the long protocol of down regulation in in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycles, are depot and daily gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonists (GnRHa) equally effective?
Hysteroscopic removal of polyps in women with unexplained infertility may increase their chances of becoming pregnant, concludes an intervention review conducted by the Cochrane Menstrual Disorders and Subfertility Group.
New drugs, new research, new guidelines… there’s a lot for ob/gyns to look forward to in the coming year. Here, the leaders of seven ob/gyn societies share the most interesting, important, exciting things on their radar for 2013.
From ASRM’s removal of the ‘experimental’ label from the procedure of oocyte cryopreservation, to discoveries into the complex genetic processes involved in ovarian cancer, 2012 was another important year in ob/gyn research. Here, the leaders of seven major ob/gyn societies reflect on the most exciting research of the last year.
This image of gastroschisis on a transverse view of the fetal abdomen was submitted by ObGyn.net reader Viorel Suciu-Lazar, MD. Can you name the numbered structures?
The available evidence that selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs) can reduce the size of fibroids or improve clinical symptoms is inconsistent, according to the results of an updated intervention review conducted by the Cochrane Menstrual Disorders and Subfertility Group.
Some say ob/gyns should bring up family planning at every annual visit, and proactively counsel women about their future fertility. Do you have enough information to do so?