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SMFM 2012

SMFM 2012

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.

At the Society of Maternal and Fetal Medicine's Annual Meeting, Dr. Anthony Odibo cautions that cervical length screening, while valuable, should not be made standard of care.

Joost von Schmidt, MD, of Leiden University Medical Center, discusses his research into the association between preeclampsia and postpartum hemorrhage during the poster session at the Society of Maternal and Fetal Medicine's 32nd Annual Meeting.

Progesterone does not reduce the risk of preterm delivery among women whose preterm labor was successfully arrested by tocolysis, results from a randomized controlled trial showed.

Inducing labor in the case of a suspected large-for-date fetus reduces the risk of trauma at birth compared with expectant management, according to a randomized controlled trial in collaboration with 20 European teaching hospitals.

In a study of nearly 4,500 women, chromosonal microarray (CMA) was as effective at identifying aneuploidy as karyotyping.

There is no association between pre-pregnancy LEEP and preterm birth or pregnancy loss before 20 weeks, according to a 7-year multicenter cohort study presented at the Society for Maternal and Fetal Medicine's Annual Meeting. The study, by George A. Macones, MD, contradicts earlier findings.

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