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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.
Image IQ: Multiple Findings in a Pelvic Scan
Challenge your diagnostic skills. What uterine-related findings are revealed in this pelvic scan?
Image IQ: Vascular Anomaly in Fetus
This 18-week fetus has a vascular anomaly. Can you identify it?
Vaginal Delivery in a C-Section Culture
Can patients who desire a natural birth or vaginal delivery truly participate in shared decision making in a system of care that trends toward c-sections?
Mobility Impairments and Pregnancy
New research sheds light on how pregnancy can affect women with a mobility disability, such as a spinal cord injury or cerebral palsy.
Image IQ: An Unusual Uterus
This uterus is anything but normal, but it still seems to function. What's your diagnosis?
VIDEO: Laparoscopic Removal of Intracavitary Uterine Fibroid
This procedure was performed to remove an intracavitary fibroid that failed hysteroscopy on two occasions.
Video: Postpartum IUD Compliance: Do Demographic Factors Matter?
Do age, race, or other demographics influence postpartum IUD compliance? The results of this retrospective chart review were presented at ACOG's Annual Clinical Meeting.
Video: Prophylactic Antibiotics for Prevention of Endometritis Following Manual Extraction of Placenta
This study, presented at a poster session at ACOG's Annual Clinical Meeting, examined 228 cases of manual extraction of the placenta to determine whether prophylactic antibiotics reduced the incidence of endometritis.
SMFM Video: What is the Optimal Time for Induction of Women Over 40?
Anjali Kaimal, MD, discusses her research into optimal gestational age for induction in women over age 40 during the poster session at the Society of Maternal and Fetal Medicine's 32nd Annual Meeting.
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