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 »
 

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 »
 

Comment and Controversy

Letters from readers... More »
 

Medical Verdicts

Notable judgments and settlements... More »
 

Images in GYN Ultrasound

Michelle Stalnaker Ozcan, MD, and Andrew M. Kaunitz, MD
A 25-year-old patient presents with pelvic pain and dyspareunia. A 19-year-old patient with a history of ovarian cystectomy for dermoid cyst reports pelvic pain. These authors provide guidance for imaging the root cause in these, and other, cases.... More »
 

Commentary

Andrew M. Kaunitz, MD, and Laila Samiian, MD
Women with atypical hyperplasia are at increased risk for breast cancer. We need to characterize that risk for patients and ensure appropriate screening and cancer risk-reduction strategies. Here, recommendations for clinical practice.... 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

Andrew M. Kaunitz, MD
Prescribing systemic hormone therapy is common, but controversial. Dr. Kaunitz elaborates on specific dosing and tapering patients, as well as considers women at risk for osteoporosis... More »
 

Commentary

James A. Simon, MD
An interview with James A. Simon, MD... More »
 

Commentary

Lucia DiVenere, MA
An interview with Lucia DiVenere, Officer, Government and Political Affairs at the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists in Washington, DC.... 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 »