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New in Reproductive endocrinology

  • Global Clinical Summaries from BMJ
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Supine birth position in second stage of labor may aid vaginal delivery

Upright position results in fewer spontaneous vaginal deliveries.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Obstet Gynecol
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Salpingectomy for sterilization increasing

Long-term studies needed to validate prophylactic salpingectomy to reduce ovarian cancer rates.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Am J Obstet Gynecol
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MRI-estimated fetal weight is more accurate vs 2D u/s in twin gestations

Accurate diagnosis of size discrepancies may reduce risk for iatrogenic preterm delivery.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Obstet Gynecol
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Obstetrical delivery options in super obese patients: what's optimal?

Planned cesarean delivery vs induction of labor: no easy answer.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from JAMA Intern Med
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Gestational diabetes is associated with future CVD risk

Obstetrical history is important in assessing future health risks and should be part of the medical record.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Am J Obstet Gynecol
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Labor management: outcomes following new guidelines implementation

An intended decrease in cesarean delivery rates not seen.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Obstet Gynecol
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Don't jump to cesarean delivery with indicated preterm births

63% successfully delivered vaginally after induction of labor.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Am J Obstet Gynecol
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Abnormal placental vascular development is linked to adverse birth outcomes in HIV-positive women

Early detection of abnormal angiogenic growth factors could indicate need for increased antepartum surveillance.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Obstet Gynecol
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Epidurals do not increase length of the second stage of labor

No need to discontinue epidural analgesia to speed time to delivery.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Am J Prev Med
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Text messages used to promote tobacco cessation during pregnancy

Some short-term success found, but results are not sustained.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from J Reprod Immunol
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Are antiphospholipid antibodies associated with recurrent miscarriage?

Review of literature confirms association, but studies vary in design.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Fertil Steril
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Sugary drinks may reduce fertility during IVF cycles

Caffeine and diet soda do not appear to have the same effect on fertility in women undergoing IVF.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Obstet Gynecol
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Findings contrast with ACOG recommendation to avoid NSAIDs in postpartum hypertension

Findings that severe preeclampsia is not a contraindication for NSAIDs in the postpartum period.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Clinicoecon Outcomes Res
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Fetal fibronectin may be underused in predicting risk for preterm delivery

Regional differences detected in use of obstetrical tools for diagnosing preterm labor.