3 clear dos, and 3 specific don'ts, of vacuum extraction
In this audiocast, Dr. Martin Gimovsky shares his expertise on vacuum extraction, offering tips on when and when not to... More
Dr. Michael Krychman details new and in-the-pipeline treatment options for vulvovaginal atrophy
A better understanding of the physical and anatomic changes during menopause has led to improved treatments... More
Care of the transgender patient: What is the gynecologist's role?
Dr. Cecile Unger answers, "What clinical aspects may be slightly different, and what should not be at all... More
Update on cervical disease: New ammo for HPV prevention and screening
Every cervical cancer begins with human papillomavirus (HPV) infection. A new vaccine expands protection against this... More
Why is obstetrics and gynecology a popular career choice for medical students?
About 7% of 2014 graduating medical students did not get matched to a residency program for their first-choice ObGyn... More
Why CMS’ plan to unbundle global surgery periods should be scrapped
A close-up look at ACOG’s efforts to defeat the plan, which would have an annual cost of $95 million and necessitate... More
Delayed birth, intubation failure: $10M settlement
Notable judgments and settlements More
Imaging the endometrioma and mature cystic teratoma
A 25-year-old patient presents with pelvic pain and dyspareunia. A 19-year-old patient with a history of ovarian... More

Update

Mark H. Einstein, MD, MS
Every cervical cancer begins with human papillomavirus (HPV) infection. A new vaccine expands protection against this infection, and a new HPV test offers an effective and efficient screening strategy for women 25 years and older.... More »
 

Part 2 of 3

Janelle Yates, Senior Editor
Experts address the nuances of endometriosis-associated pain and describe a multipronged approach to keep it at bay... More »
 

News for Your Practice

Janelle Yates, Senior Editor
In a breakfast with the press, the incoming and outgoing ACOG presidents described their goals and accomplishments, with obesity targeted as a mission-critical issue to address in both gynecology and obstetrics... More »
 

News for Your Practice

Janelle Yates, Senior Editor
With breast-density legislation increasing, it’s wise to begin to consider this variable in breast cancer risk predictions... More »
 

News for Your Practice

Janelle Yates, Senior Editor
4 specialty societies review safety risks in obstetrics and offer a range of strategies to overcome them... More »
 

News for Your Practice

Janelle Yates, Senior Editor
Regardless of the modality used to assess the size of the specimen, preoperative estimates agreed with actual weight in 79% of cases... More »
 

News for Your Practice

Deborah Reale, Managing Editor
Small study from Brigham & Women’s Hospital looks hopeful... More »
 

Examining the Evidence

Patrick Duff, MD
Yes. There were no significant differences in time from preterm premature rupture of membranes (PPROM) to labor onset, adverse drug effects, and adverse fetal effects in 168 women taking ampicillin plus either azithromycin or erythromycin in this ret... More »
 

Clinical Reviews

David Rahn, MD; Vivian Sung, MD, MPH; and Ethan Balk, MD, MPH
Deciphering the evidence, and emerging with the best management approach, requires knowing the basics of study design and interpretation as well as the intricacies of patient interaction. Here, a primer.... 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 »
 

Commentary

Cecile A. Unger, MD
Dr. Cecile Unger answers, "What clinical aspects may be slightly different, and what should not be at all different, from treating any other patient?"... More »
 

Update

Mark H. Einstein, MD, MS
Every cervical cancer begins with human papillomavirus (HPV) infection. A new vaccine expands protection against this infection, and a new HPV test offers an effective and efficient screening strategy for women 25 years and older.... More »
 

Editorial

Robert L. Barbieri, MD
About 7% of 2014 graduating medical students did not get matched to a residency program for their first-choice ObGyn specialty... More »
 

Part 2 of 3

Janelle Yates, Senior Editor
Experts address the nuances of endometriosis-associated pain and describe a multipronged approach to keep it at bay... More »
 

Clinical Reviews

Kenneth A. Levey, MD, MPH
An understanding of the mechanisms underlying chronic pelvic pain can help avert long-term treatment failure... More »
 

Examining the Evidence

Melissa J. Chen, MD, MPH, and Mitchell D. Creinin, MD
It is slightly more effective, but both devices have a very low contraceptive failure rate, according to this multinational, prospective, noninterventional cohort study. Among 58,324 women who used one of the intrauterine devices (IUDs) for at least ... More »
 

Examining the Evidence

William H. Barth Jr, MD
Contemporary data suggest that it is. When rotational instrumental delivery was compared with cesarean delivery in this 5-year retrospective cohort study, there was no difference by delivery method in the rates of delayed neonatal respiration, report... More »
 

Practice Management

Lucia DiVenere, MA
A close-up look at ACOG’s efforts to defeat the plan, which would have an annual cost of $95 million and necessitate the filing of 63 million additional claims... More »
 

Surgical Technique

Malcolm Munro, MD
In this video, Dr. Munro offers a protocol of local anesthesia for intrauterine procedures, making use of both topical and injectable lidocaine at 5 anatomic sites... More »
 

Surgical Technique

Alessandra Kostolias, MD; Mireille D. Truong, MD; and Arnold P. Advincula, MD
Overview and demonstration of successful, safe, minimally invasive technique... 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 »
 

March 2015

This accredited CME activity is designed for clinicians who care for menopausal patients suffering from dyspareunia secondary to vulvovaginal atrophy. It provides the latest evidence on the etiology of the condition as well as the efficacy and safety... More »
 
Stephanie Costa, MD
Dr. Costa reports that she is on the advisory board and speakers’ program for Ariosa Diagnostics, Inc.... 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 »
 

August 2014

Carol B. Lesser, MSN, RNC, NP; Sue Jasulaitis, RN, MS.
A failed in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycle is always a disappointment for the patient. When multiple cycles fail, patients often turn to their nurses for support and perspective.How many times has an IVF nurse heard the following:My embryos were hig... More »
 

August 2014

Richard P. Frieder, MD
This article addresses the importance of hereditary cancer panel testing. No longer are single syndrome tests the best diagnostic for hereditary cancer risk. Panel testing addresses multiple genes that are associated with a single cancer, as well as ... More »