Why is breast density a weighty matter?
What will you tell your patient who asks about the clinical significance of dense breasts detected on her mammogram?... More
What the Supreme Court ruling in <i>King v. Burwell</i> means for women’s health
By finding in favor of the Obama Administration, the Supreme Court averted a death knell for the Affordable Care Act—at... More
Intragestational injection of methotrexate
Treatment of cesarean scar ectopic pregnancy More
You have identified a pelvic mass in your teenage patient. What now?
These adolescent health experts present 4 cases of acutely painful or nontender pelvic masses in patients aged 12 to... More
Based on interval cancer rates, which women with dense breasts are most likely to benefit from supplemental imaging?
The authors of this prospective study involving more than 350,000 patients observed high interval cancer rates for... More
5 ways to reduce infection risk during pregnancy
Which infections affect women more adversely during pregnancy, and how can risk of exposure to these infections be... More
Who was responsible for excessive oxytocin doses? $18.2M verdict
Notable judgments and settlements More

Update

Jennifer K. Hsia, MD, MPH, and Mitchell D. Creinin, MD
The US unintended pregnancy rate has reached an all-time high. Two experts explore the roots of the problem (cost most paramount) and offer potential solutions.... More »
 

Editorial

Robert L. Barbieri, MD
What will you tell your patient who asks about the clinical significance of dense breasts detected on her mammogram? Here I offer my current clinical recommendation.... More »
 

Update

Jennifer K. Hsia, MD, MPH, and Mitchell D. Creinin, MD
The US unintended pregnancy rate has reached an all-time high. Two experts explore the roots of the problem (cost most paramount) and offer potential solutions.... More »
 

Practice Management

Lucia DiVenere, MA
By finding in favor of the Obama Administration, the Supreme Court averted a death knell for the Affordable Care Act—at least until the next presidential election... More »
 

Cases in Menopause

Andrew M. Kaunitz MD, and JoAnn V. Pinkerton MD, James A. Simon MD,
Data suggest that several years of systemic hormone therapy are safe in mutation carriers who have intact breasts and no personal history of breast cancer. If such mutation carriers have undergone risk-reducing bilateral mastectomy, systemic hormone ... More »
 

Examining the Evidence

Charles W. Nager, MD
No, provided the patient undergoes careful office evaluation instead, according to this systematic review and meta-analysis Rachaneni S, Latthe P. Does preoperative urodynamics improve outcomes for women undergoing surgery for stress urinary inconti... More »
 

Reimbursement Advisor

Melanie Witt, RN, CPC, COBGC, MA
With the new coding set in our sights, here’s a line-up of key changes that will affect final reimbursements... More »
 

Examining the Evidence

Janine S. Rhoades, MD, and Alison G. Cahill, MD
Yes. Among 6,033 women with 1 prior cesarean delivery, induction was retrospectively associated with an increased risk of failed trial of labor after cesarean (TOLAC). The researchers also found that this risk for failed TOLAC was present for a secon... More »
 

Comment and Controversy

“THE SGR IS ABOLISHED! WHAT COMES NEXT?” LUCIA DIVENERE, MA (PRACTICE MANAGEMENT; JUNE 2015) Do ACOG guidelines protect us from liability? I read Ms. DiVenere’s June article with interest, but I found this point she quoted confusing: The la... More »
 

Medical Verdicts

Notable judgments and settlements... More »
 

Practice Management

Ron Romano and Neil H. Baum, MD
By soliciting and developing credible links to your Web site from other sources, you boost your visibility in Google search results—and can attract more patients to your practice. Here, tips to get you started.... More »
 

Examining the Evidence

Patrick Duff, MD
Yes, it does, among people aged 65 years or older, according to this phase IIIb-IV, multicenter, randomized, double-blind, active controlled trial comparing high-dose, trivalent, inactivated flu vaccine with the standard dose. DiazGranados CA, Dunn... More »
 

COMPLICATED ECTOPIC PREGNANCY PRESENTATIONS

Jodi P. Lerner, MD; Sara Horvath, MD; and Khara Simpson, MD
Treatment of cesarean scar ectopic pregnancy... More »
 

Surgical Technique

Mireille D. Truong, MD, and Johanna (Jana) K. Halfon, MD
An overview of surgical techniques illustrated by a case of laparoscopic cornual resection... More »
 

Commentary

Martin L. Gimovsky, MD
In this audiocast, Dr. Martin Gimovsky shares his expertise on vacuum extraction, offering tips on when and when not to use the modality, as well as details on informed consent... More »
 

Commentary

Janelle Yates, Senior Editor
Communication breakdowns and treatment delays are frequent sources of malpractice claims... More »
 

Commentary

Michael L. Krychman, MD
A better understanding of the physical and anatomic changes during menopause has led to improved treatments for vulvovaginal atrophy (also known as genitourinary syndrome of menopause)... More »
 

CME March 2015

CME Supplement... More »
 
Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), an X-linked condition, is the most common muscular dystrophy in children and affects families of all ethnicities. Incidence is about 1 in 3,500 boys. Approximately two-thirds of clinically diagnosed cases of DMD are... More »
 
Stephanie Costa, MD
Dr. Costa reports that she is on the advisory board and speakers’ program for Ariosa Diagnostics, Inc.... More »
 

CME March 2015

CME Supplement... More »
 

October 2014

Carol B. Lesser, MSN, RNC, NP; Marcia Hilse, RNC, MSN
In vitro fertilization (IVF) nurses play a vital role in caring for fertility patients. Predictably, as the complexity of assisted reproductive technology (ART) services has increased, so has the IVF nurse’s scope of practice and educational req... More »
 

September 2014

Shari Goldman Snow, MD
As gynecologists, every day we face an increasing number of clinical issues to consider when seeing our patients. While we strive for comprehensiveness, it is important to stratify our patient care to prioritize life-threatening risk factors.... More »
 

September 2014

James A. Simon, MD; Robin Kroll, MD
Vasomotor symptoms (VMS) are the most common symptoms associated with menopause. Historically, all the core treatment options for menopausal VMS involve hormonal therapy (HT).... More »