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Obstetrics & Gynecology - Green Journal Obstetrics & Gynecology is the official publication of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Popularly known as "The Green Journal," Obstetrics & Gynecology has been published since 1953.
Obstetrics & Gynecology is the official publication of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Popularly known as "The Green Journal," Obstetrics & Gynecology has been published since 1953. Editor-in-Chief: Nancy C. Chescheir, MD Associate Editor (Gynecology): William W. Hurd, MD, MSc, MPH Associate Editor (Obstetrics): Dwight J. Rouse, MD, MSPH Associate Editor (Statistics): Thomas W. Riggs, MD, PhD Consultant Editor (Web): William C. Dodson, MD
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Antenatal Diagnosis of Marginal and Velamentous Placental Cord Insertion and Pregnancy Outcomes. Velamentous placental c...
04/08/2020

Antenatal Diagnosis of Marginal and Velamentous Placental Cord Insertion and Pregnancy Outcomes. Velamentous placental cord insertion was associated with birth weight less than the 5th percentile. Read the full article at http://ow.ly/JqAs50z4Ho4

New Video: Preparedness for COVID-19 Infection at the Time of Emergent Cesarean Delivery. Watch the video at http://ow.l...
04/08/2020

New Video: Preparedness for COVID-19 Infection at the Time of Emergent Cesarean Delivery. Watch the video at http://ow.ly/TImm50z8cLl

Resident Responses to a Wellness Survey and Significant Unreported Distress. Obstetrics and gynecology residents report ...
04/08/2020

Resident Responses to a Wellness Survey and Significant Unreported Distress. Obstetrics and gynecology residents report experiencing multiple symptoms associated with mood disorders. Learn more at http://ow.ly/x7ao50z3Nma

Delivery at 39 Weeks of Gestation: The Time Has Come. Among women still pregnant, delivery in the 39-week window would r...
04/07/2020

Delivery at 39 Weeks of Gestation: The Time Has Come. Among women still pregnant, delivery in the 39-week window would reduce the number of cesarean deliveries and perinatal deaths in the United States. Read the Current Commentary at http://ow.ly/UjqM50z4Hvq

Psychosocial Factors Associated With Postpartum Contraceptive Method Use After an Unintended Birth. Experiencing intimat...
04/07/2020

Psychosocial Factors Associated With Postpartum Contraceptive Method Use After an Unintended Birth. Experiencing intimate partner violence and having more psychosocial stressors were each associated with not using contraceptive after an unintended birth. Read more at http://ow.ly/at5350z3NfP

Plasma Concentrations of Tranexamic Acid in Postpartum Women After Oral Administration. Effective concentration of trane...
04/06/2020

Plasma Concentrations of Tranexamic Acid in Postpartum Women After Oral Administration. Effective concentration of tranexamic acid can be achieved within 1 hour after oral administration in postpartum women. Read the full article for FREE at http://ow.ly/aiC450z4HBM

Effect of Thyroxine Therapy on Depressive Symptoms Among Women With Subclinical Hypothyroidism. Antenatal thyroxine repl...
04/06/2020

Effect of Thyroxine Therapy on Depressive Symptoms Among Women With Subclinical Hypothyroidism. Antenatal thyroxine replacement did not improve depressive symptoms in a cohort of pregnant women with subclinical hypothyroidism. Read the full article at http://ow.ly/mhll50z3NaE

Inconsistent Mandated Access to Fertility Preservation: A Review of Relevant State Legislation. Federal legislation mand...
04/03/2020

Inconsistent Mandated Access to Fertility Preservation: A Review of Relevant State Legislation. Federal legislation mandating insurance coverage of fertility preservation in patients facing gonadotoxic therapy may improve patient access to care, because only a few states mandate coverage. Read the Current Commentary at http://ow.ly/ROwH50z4HO0

Universal Screening and Vaccination for Hepatitis B in Pregnancy: The Time Is Now. Universal screening for hepatitis B i...
04/03/2020

Universal Screening and Vaccination for Hepatitis B in Pregnancy: The Time Is Now. Universal screening for hepatitis B immunity and vaccination of susceptible women in pregnancy should be a priority during prenatal care. Read more at http://ow.ly/NJWS50yWNZV

Patterns of Screening, Infection, and Treatment of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhea in Pregnancy. Chlamydia...
04/02/2020

Patterns of Screening, Infection, and Treatment of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhea in Pregnancy. Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhea infections in pregnancy are common and often recurrent, and management is complicated by delays in treatment and tests of reinfection. Read more at http://ow.ly/EJpA50yWNty #infographic

Cost Effectiveness of Latest Recommendations for Group B Streptococci Screening in the United States. New recommendation...
04/01/2020

Cost Effectiveness of Latest Recommendations for Group B Streptococci Screening in the United States. New recommendations for group B streptococci screening in the United States are estimated to result in fewer cases of neonatal death and lower societal health care expenditures. Read more at http://ow.ly/7kVp50yWNk7

Hepatitis C Virus Antibody Screening in a Cohort of Pregnant Women: Identifying Seroprevalence and Risk Factors. Screeni...
03/31/2020

Hepatitis C Virus Antibody Screening in a Cohort of Pregnant Women: Identifying Seroprevalence and Risk Factors. Screening an unselected obstetric population for hepatitis C virus did not identify a significant population on which to target intervention. Read the full article at http://ow.ly/qTBd50yWNdo

The Urgent Need for Hepatitis C Screening in Pregnant Women: A Call to Action. Hepatitis C screening should be performed...
03/31/2020

The Urgent Need for Hepatitis C Screening in Pregnant Women: A Call to Action. Hepatitis C screening should be performed in all pregnant women to meet the World Health Organization’s 2030 elimination goal. Read more at http://ow.ly/EPfJ50yWN7w

Hepatitis C Virus Infection in the Pregnant Woman: Is It Time for Universal Screening? Read the Editorial at http://ow.l...
03/30/2020

Hepatitis C Virus Infection in the Pregnant Woman: Is It Time for Universal Screening? Read the Editorial at http://ow.ly/bSed50yWN0s

The April issue features a special section on perinatal infections. Explore the topic at http://ow.ly/b7Aa50yWMQi
03/30/2020

The April issue features a special section on perinatal infections. Explore the topic at http://ow.ly/b7Aa50yWMQi

COVID-19 Podcast: Dr. Nancy Chescheir, Editor-in-Chief, discusses the editorial team's response to COVID-19, including: ...
03/27/2020

COVID-19 Podcast: Dr. Nancy Chescheir, Editor-in-Chief, discusses the editorial team's response to COVID-19, including: submissions, resources, and extensions for peer review and manuscript revision. Listen in at http://ow.ly/CTND50yY9jE

Download the Journal Club questionnaire for "Prospective Implementation and Evaluation of a Decision-Tree Algorithm for ...
03/27/2020

Download the Journal Club questionnaire for "Prospective Implementation and Evaluation of a Decision-Tree Algorithm for Route of Hysterectomy" http://ow.ly/CBCe50yWMyF

Prospective Implementation and Evaluation of a Decision-Tree Algorithm for Route of Hysterectomy. Prospective use of a d...
03/27/2020

Prospective Implementation and Evaluation of a Decision-Tree Algorithm for Route of Hysterectomy. Prospective use of a decision-tree algorithm to determine the route of hysterectomy supports the safety and feasibility of vaginal hysterectomy for the majority of patients. Read the full article for FREE at http://ow.ly/6UCd50yWMs0

New Editorial from Dr. Advincula: Vaginal Hysterectomy: Historical Footnote or Viable Route? Read more at http://ow.ly/W...
03/27/2020

New Editorial from Dr. Advincula: Vaginal Hysterectomy: Historical Footnote or Viable Route? Read more at http://ow.ly/WynR50yWMj1

The April issue is now live! http://ow.ly/ShDe50yWc72
03/26/2020
Obstetrics & Gynecology

The April issue is now live! http://ow.ly/ShDe50yWc72

Obstetrics & Gynecology is the official publication of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). Popularly known as "The Green Journal," Obstetrics & Gynecology has been published since 1953. Then as is now, the goal of the journal is to promote excellence in the clinical pract...

Prevalence of a Good Perinatal Outcome With CryopreservedCompared With Fresh Donor Oocytes. The use of cryopreserved com...
03/26/2020

Prevalence of a Good Perinatal Outcome With Cryopreserved
Compared With Fresh Donor Oocytes. The use of cryopreserved compared with fresh donor oocytes in in vitro fertilization cycles is associated with marginally lower odds of a good perinatal outcome. Learn more at http://ow.ly/x38b50yKWTg

Obstetrics & Gynecology - Green Journal
03/26/2020

Obstetrics & Gynecology - Green Journal

New Clinical Practice and Quality: A Collaborative Model of a Community Birth Center and a Tertiary Care Medical Center....
03/25/2020

New Clinical Practice and Quality: A Collaborative Model of a Community Birth Center and a Tertiary Care Medical Center. We describe the formation and outcomes of a collaborative model between a freestanding community birth center and a tertiary care medical center. Read more at http://ow.ly/Z6b650yKX2e

Peripartum Blood Transfusion Among Rural Women in the United States. Peripartum blood transfusion is more common for rur...
03/24/2020

Peripartum Blood Transfusion Among Rural Women in the United States. Peripartum blood transfusion is more common for rural women in the United States compared with women in urban areas. Learn more at http://ow.ly/fExw50yKX6O

Use of Uterine Tamponade and Interventional Radiology Procedures During Delivery Hospitalizations. Uterine tamponade and...
03/23/2020

Use of Uterine Tamponade and Interventional Radiology Procedures During Delivery Hospitalizations. Uterine tamponade and interventional radiology procedures were used increasingly during delivery hospitalizations over the study period. Read more at http://ow.ly/oeMI50yKXhD

Placental Growth Factor and the Risk of Adverse Neonatal and Maternal Outcomes. Among women presenting with symptoms or ...
03/23/2020

Placental Growth Factor and the Risk of Adverse Neonatal and Maternal Outcomes. Among women presenting with symptoms or signs of preeclampsia, abnormal placental growth factor is associated with an increased risk of adverse neonatal and maternal outcomes. Read the full article for FREE at http://ow.ly/v1jX50yKXrk

Surrogacy Laws in the United States: What Obstetrician–Gynecologists Need to Know. Obstetrician–gynecologists should be ...
03/20/2020

Surrogacy Laws in the United States: What Obstetrician–Gynecologists Need to Know. Obstetrician–gynecologists should be aware of specific state laws and obligations for preconception and prenatal care of surrogate pregnancies. Learn more at http://ow.ly/PaXR50yKWK2

Gestation-Specific Vital Sign Reference Ranges in Pregnancy. Gestation-specific reference ranges for blood pressure, hea...
03/19/2020

Gestation-Specific Vital Sign Reference Ranges in Pregnancy. Gestation-specific reference ranges for blood pressure, heart rate, respiratory rate, oxygen saturation, and temperature during pregnancy are presented, refuting a blood pressure drop from 12 weeks of gestation. Read the full article for FREE at http://ow.ly/Kton50yKWww

Umbilical Cord Abnormalities and Stillbirth. Although 19% of stillbirths were attributable to umbilical cord abnormaliti...
03/18/2020

Umbilical Cord Abnormalities and Stillbirth. Although 19% of stillbirths were attributable to umbilical cord abnormalities in a diverse U.S. cohort, few clinical characteristics were associated with useful risk factors. Read more at http://ow.ly/OU9b50yKWpl

Sensation of Pain Using Buffered Lidocaine for Infiltration Before Vulvar Biopsy: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Buffere...
03/17/2020

Sensation of Pain Using Buffered Lidocaine for Infiltration Before Vulvar Biopsy: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Buffered lidocaine does not provide superior anesthesia compared with nonbuffered lidocaine during infiltration before vulvar biopsy. #infographic http://ow.ly/gwxq50yKVZk

Association of Overweight and Obesity Development Between Pregnancies With Stillbirth and Infant Mortality in a Cohort o...
03/16/2020

Association of Overweight and Obesity Development Between Pregnancies With Stillbirth and Infant Mortality in a Cohort of
Multiparous Women. Transitioning from normal weight to underweight or overweight between pregnancies was associated with an increased risk of stillbirth; transiting from normal weight to obese was associated with an increased risk of both stillbirth and neonatal death. Read more at http://ow.ly/fyb150yKVoD

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Pregnancy: Responding to a Rapidly Evolving Situation. The Current Commentary fr...
03/16/2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Pregnancy: Responding to a Rapidly Evolving Situation. The Current Commentary from Drs. Rasmussen and Jamieson is available ahead-of-print and FREE. Read the full article at http://ow.ly/gYc050yN5Um

Association of Overweight and Obesity Development BetweenPregnancies With Stillbirth and Infant Mortality in a Cohort of...
03/16/2020

Association of Overweight and Obesity Development Between
Pregnancies With Stillbirth and Infant Mortality in a Cohort of
Multiparous Women #obgyn #OB http://ow.ly/h9NR50yKVkv

Dietary Supplement Use and Its Micronutrient Contribution During Pregnancy and Lactation in the United States. The major...
03/16/2020

Dietary Supplement Use and Its Micronutrient Contribution During Pregnancy and Lactation in the United States. The majority of pregnant and lactating women in the United States use dietary supplements, which contribute many nutrients in doses above the recommended dietary allowances. Read the full article for FREE at http://ow.ly/mmYM50yKViB

Ethiopian and American Collaboration: Process, Accomplishments, and Lessons Learned. International collaborations betwee...
03/13/2020

Ethiopian and American Collaboration: Process, Accomplishments, and Lessons Learned. International collaborations between medical societies, although complex, can be successful in reaching host-country goals. Read more at http://ow.ly/NBoG50yCOOY

Looking for CME? A quiz is available for "Abnormal Uterine Bleeding in the Adolescent" at http://ow.ly/Sz2f50yCOF2
03/12/2020

Looking for CME? A quiz is available for "Abnormal Uterine Bleeding in the Adolescent" at http://ow.ly/Sz2f50yCOF2

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding in the Adolescent. Anovulation and coagulopathy are the most common causes for abnormal uterin...
03/12/2020

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding in the Adolescent. Anovulation and coagulopathy are the most common causes for abnormal uterine bleeding in adolescents, primarily treated with medical management rather than invasive measures. Read the latest Clinical Expert Series at http://ow.ly/vj1650yCOyz

Download the Journal Club Questionnaire for "Perioperative Safety of Surgery for Pelvic Organ Prolapse in Elderly andFra...
03/11/2020

Download the Journal Club Questionnaire for "Perioperative Safety of Surgery for Pelvic Organ Prolapse in Elderly and
Frail Patients" at http://ow.ly/CCPv50yCOjV

Perioperative Safety of Surgery for Pelvic Organ Prolapse in Elderly and Frail Patients. Serious complications surroundi...
03/11/2020

Perioperative Safety of Surgery for Pelvic Organ Prolapse in Elderly and Frail Patients. Serious complications surrounding prolapse surgery increase substantially in the cohort of patients older than 80 years of age, independent of frailty and medical or surgical risk factors. Read the full article for FREE at http://ow.ly/u7U350yCMD0

Long-term Device Outcomes of Mesh Implants in Pelvic Organ Prolapse Repairs. Even though transvaginal mesh was removed f...
03/10/2020

Long-term Device Outcomes of Mesh Implants in Pelvic Organ Prolapse Repairs. Even though transvaginal mesh was removed from the market, the risk of mesh complications has not diminished over time. Read the full article for FREE at http://ow.ly/61Us50yCMde

Maternal Sense of Control During Childbirth and Infant Feeding Method. Maternal perception of control during childbirth ...
03/09/2020

Maternal Sense of Control During Childbirth and Infant Feeding Method. Maternal perception of control during childbirth is not associated with breastfeeding at 4–8 weeks postpartum. Read more at http://ow.ly/BGgI50yCM5P

Effect of Delayed Cord Clamping on Umbilical Blood Gas Values in Term Newborns: A Systematic Review. Delayed cord clampi...
03/09/2020

Effect of Delayed Cord Clamping on Umbilical Blood Gas Values in Term Newborns: A Systematic Review. Delayed cord clamping up to 120 seconds has only a small effect on umbilical cord blood gas values in vaginally delivered, healthy, term singletons. Read the full article for FREE at http://ow.ly/reo350yCLOW

This month's Connect the Dots begins with a discussion of surgery for pelvic organ prolapse. Connect the dots at http://...
03/06/2020

This month's Connect the Dots begins with a discussion of surgery for pelvic organ prolapse. Connect the dots at http://ow.ly/WA5850yxO19

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