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Contemporary OB/GYN Special Delivery

Contemporary OB/GYN
Special Delivery


October 13, 2011

What’s new in Contemporary OB/GYN?

Editor-in-Chief Dr. Charles J. Lockwood gives you the scoop on the November issue. To listen, Click Here


Removing fibroids can prevent recurrent miscarriage

Surgical removal of fibroids that distort the uterine cavity reduced the risk of second-trimester miscarriage to zero in a new study that also found solid evidence linking fibroids to recurrent miscarriage (ie, 3 or more consecutive miscarriages). » More


Drug combo increases progression-free survival in advanced breast cancer

Combination treatment with everolimus and the estrogen-blocker exemestane extended progression-free survival by as much as 7 months in postmenopausal women with advanced breast cancer resistant to hormone therapy, according to data from a clinical trial presented at the European Multidisciplinary Cancer Congress in Stockholm. » More


Study sheds light on role of oxidants in preeclampsia

Accumulating evidence suggests that oxidative stress influences the onset of preeclampsia, but the mechanism is unclear. Now, a new Japanese study helps clarify the etiology by linking low antioxidant activity by indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase (IDO) to increased oxidative stress in preeclamptic placentas. » More


New foundation focuses on blood disorders in women and girls

A new, nonprofit advocacy and education foundation—The Foundation for Women and Girls with Blood Disorders (FWGBD)—seeks to promote correct diagnosis and optimal management of conditions such as von Willebrand disease, thrombophilia, sickle cell disease, and anemias at every stage of life. » More

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