Obstetrics & Gynecology

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Tips offered for management of genetic conditions in pregnancy

(HealthDay)—Management of genetic conditions during pregnancy may require a multidisciplinary approach, according to a Committee Opinion from the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) published in the October ...

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Herbals in pregnancy may endanger mom, baby

(HealthDay)—During pregnancy, even harmless-sounding "natural" supplements should be avoided, a new research review suggests.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Gaining weight in adulthood linked to lower fecundity

(HealthDay)—Body mass index (BMI) at age 18 years, weight change since age 18, and weight in adulthood correlate with fecundity, according to a study published online Sept. 8 in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Tattoos can mimic metastasis on PET-CT in cervical cancer

(HealthDay)—For patients with cervical cancer, extensive tattoos could mimic metastasis on positron emission tomography (PET) fused with computed tomography (CT) imaging, according to a case report published online June ...

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Immediate birth control implant more cost-effective

Women who have just given birth are often motivated to prevent a rapid, repeat pregnancy. For those who prefer a contraceptive implant, getting the procedure in the hospital immediately after giving birth is more cost-effective ...

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In pregnancy, buprenorphine use up, methadone use down

(HealthDay)—From 2009 to 2015, the prevalence of methadone use decreased and buprenorphine use increased among Medicaid-enrolled pregnant women with opioid use disorder, and the 4Ps Plus and Substance Use Risk Profile-Pregnancy ...

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Ketorolac doesn't reduce pain with IUD placement

(HealthDay)—For patients undergoing intrauterine device (IUD) placement, ketorolac does not reduce pain with placement, but is associated with pain reduction at five and 15 minutes after placement, according to a study ...

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Cervical cerclage rates remain steady

(HealthDay)—Cervical cerclage is a commonly performed obstetric procedure and its rate of use has remained steady in recent years, according to a study published online July 7 in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

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Case report of uterine artery pseudoaneurysm after C-section

(HealthDay)—Uterine artery pseudoaneurysm has been described after cesarean delivery and can result in life-threatening hemorrhage if untreated, according to a case report published in the September issue of Obstetrics ...

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