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2018 ABOG Reading List—General with Specialties

Maintenance of Certification - Part II - ABC General Obstetrics and Gynecology January 2018


Schwebke JR, Morgan FG Jr, Koltun W, Nyirjesy P. A phase-3, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of the effectiveness and safety of single oral doses of secnidazole 2 g for the treatment of women with bacterial vaginosis. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2017;217:678.e1-9. (PMID: 28867602.)

Uppal S, Bazzi A, Reynolds RK, Harris J, Pearlman MD, Campbell DA, et al. Chlorhexidine-alcohol compared with povidone-iodine for preoperative topical antisepsis for abdominal hysterectomy. Obstet Gynecol 2017;130(2):319-327. (PMID: 28697103)

Grimes CL, Patankar S, Ryntz T, Philip N, Simpson K, Truong M, et al. Evaluating ureteral patency in the post-indigo carmine era: a randomized controlled trial. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2017;217(5):601.e1-601.e10. (PMID: 28729014)

Soini T, Rantanen M, Paavonen J, Grenman S, Maenpaa J, Pukkala E, et al. Long-term Follow-up After Endometrial Ablation in Finland: Cancer Risks and Later Hysterectomies. Obstet Gynecol 2017;130(3):554-560. (PMID: 28796675)

Powell CB, Alabaster A, Simmons S, Garcia C, Martin M, McBride-Allen S, et al. Salpingectomy for Sterilization: Change in Practice in a Large Integrated Health Care System, 2011-2016. Obstet Gynecol 2017;130(5):961-967. (PMID: 29016486)


Brunson MR, Klein DA, Olsen CH, Weir LF, Roberts TA. Postpartum contraception: Initiation and effectiveness in a large universal healthcare system. . Am J Obstet Gynecol 2017;217:55.e1-9. (PMID: 28257962)

[No authors listed]. Upright versus lying down position in second stage of labour in nulliparous women with low dose epidural: BUMPES randomised controlled trial. Epidural and Position Trial Collaborative Group. BMJ 2017;359:j4471. (PMID: 29046273)

Bateman BT, Cole NM, Maeda A, Burns SM, Houle TT, Huybrechts KF, et al. Patterns of opioid prescription and use after cesarean delivery. Obstet Gynecol 2017;130(1):29-35. (PMID: 28594763)

Prabhu M, McQuaid-Hanson E, Hopp S, Burns SM, Leffert LR, Landau R, et al. A shared decision-making intervention to guide opioid prescribing after cesarean delivery. Obstet Gynecol 2017;130(1):42-46. (PMID: 28594762)

Committee on Practice Bulletins-Obstetrics. Vaginal birth after cesarean delivery. Practice Bulletin No. 184. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Obstet Gynecol 2017;130(5):e217-e233. (PMID: 29064970)

Office Practice

Liu AH, Walker J, Gage JC, Gold MA, Zuna R, Dunn ST, et al. Diagnosis of cervical precancers by endocervical curettage at colposcopy of women with abnormal cervical cytology. Obstet Gynecol 2017;130(6):1218-1225. (PMID: 29112672)

Cortessis VK, Barrett M, Brown Wade N, Enebish T, Perrigo JL, Tobin J, et al. Intrauterine device use and cervical cancer risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Obstet Gynecol 2017;130(6):1226-1236. (PMID: 29112647)

Lenz CJ, Wysokinski WE, Henkin S, Cohoon KP, Casanegra A, Simmons BS, et al. Ovarian vein thrombosis: incidence of recurrent venous thromboembolism and survival. Obstet Gynecol 2017;130(5):1127-1135. (PMID: 29016487)

Sundermann AC, Velez Edwards DR, Bray MJ, Jones SH, Latham SM, Hartmann KE. Leiomyomas in pregnancy and spontaneous abortion: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Obstet Gynecol 2017;130(5):1065-1072. (PMID: 29016496)

Daly N, Farren M, McKeating A, O'Kelly R, Stapleton M, Turner MJ. A medically supervised pregnancy exercise intervention in obese women: a randomized controlled trial. . Obstet Gynecol 2017;130(5):1001-1010. (PMID: 29016485)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Shapiro-Mendoza CK, Rice ME, Galang RR, Fulton AC, VanMaldeghem K, Prado MV, et al. Pregnancy outcomes after maternal Zika virus infection during pregnancy--U.S. Territories, January 1. 2016-April 25, 2017. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2017;66(23):615-621. (PMID: 28617773)

Reagan-Steiner S, Simeone R, Simon E, Bhatnagar J, Oduyebo T, Free R, et al. Evaluation of placental and fetal tissue specimens for Zika virus infection - 50 states and District of Columbia, January-December, 2016. U.S. Zika Pregnancy Registry Collaboration. Zika Virus Response Epidemiology and Surveillance Task Force Pathology Team. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2017;66(24):636-643. (PMID: 28640798)

Parra-Saavedra M, Reefhuis J, Piraquive JP, Gilboa SM, Badell ML, Moore CA, et al. Serial head and brain imaging of 17 fetuses with confirmed Zika virus infection in Columbia, South America. Obstet Gynecol 2017;130(1):207-212. (PMID: 28594771)

Emerging Topics

Osmundson SS, Schornack LA, Grasch JL, Zuckerwise LC, Young JL, Richardson MG. Postdischarge opioid use after cesarean delivery. Obstet Gynecol 2017; 130(1):36-41. (28594766)

Reddy UM, Davis JM, Ren Z, Greene MF. Opioid use in pregnancy, neonatal abstinence syndrome, and childhood outcomes: Executive summary of a Joint Workshop by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American Academy of Pediatrics, Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the March of Dimes Foundation. Opioid Use in Pregnancy, Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome, and Childhood Outcomes Workshop Invited Speakers. Obstet Gynecol 2017;130(1):10-28. (28594753)

Female Pelvic Medicine Reconstructive Surgery

Committee on Gynecologic Practice, American Urogynecologic Society. Asymptomatic microscopic hematuria in women. Committee Opinion No. 703. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Obstet Gynecol 2017;129:e168-72. (PMID: 28368896)

Reagan KM, O'Sullivan DM, Gannon R, Steinberg AC. Decreasing postoperative narcotics in reconstructive pelvic surgery: a randomized controlled trial. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2017;217:325.e1-10. (PMID: 28551445)

Adams-Piper ER, Guaderrama NM, Chen Q, Whitcomb EL. Impact of surgical training on the performance of proposed quality measures for hysterectomy for pelvic organ prolapse. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2017;216:588.e1-5. (PMID: 28189609)

Giri A, Hartmann KE, Hellwege JN, Velez Edwards DR, Edwards TL. Obesity and pelvic organ prolapse: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2017;217:11-26.e3. (PMID: 28188775)

Al-Mukhtar Othman J, Akervall S, Milsom I, Gyhagen M. Urinary incontinence in nulliparous women aged 25-64 years: a national survey. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2017;216:149.e1-11. (PMID: 27720862)

Dune TJ, Price TK, Hilt EE, Thomas-White KJ, Kliethermes S, Brincat C, et al. Urinary symptoms and their associations with urinary tract infections in urogynecologic patients. Obstet Gynecol 2017;130(4):718-725. (PMID: 28885414)

Mody L, Juthani-Mehta M. Urinary tract infections in older women: a clinical review. JAMA 2014;311(8):844-854. (PMID: 24570248)

Committee on Practice Bulletins-Gynecology, American Urogynecologic Society. Pelvic organ prolapse. Practice Bulletin No. 185. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Obstet Gynecol 2017;130:e234-50. (PMID: 29064971)

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