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The New England Journal of Medicine: Search Results in Obstetrics\Gynecology
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Obstetrics\Gynecology. NEJM ( is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

Pregnancy Outcomes after ZIKV Infection in French Territories in the Americas
31/12/69 - It has been recognized recently that Zika virus (ZIKV) infection during pregnancy can cause severe birth defects, including microcephaly, other brain defects, and the congenital Zika syndrome. However, the magnitude of this risk is not clearly defined. It was estimated to be higher than 40% in a…

Recognizing the Global Impact of Zika Virus Infection during Pregnancy
31/12/69 - In 2016, recognition of the causal relationship between Zika virus (ZIKV) infection during pregnancy and serious birth defects, including brain abnormalities and microcephaly, forever changed the public health approach to this virus; the potential threat to pregnancies extends to residents of and…

Divisions, New and Old ? Conscience and Religious Freedom at HHS
31/12/69 - In January, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the creation of its Conscience and Religious Freedom Division, explaining that it will allow HHS?s Office of Civil Rights to "more vigorously and effectively enforce existing laws protecting the rights of conscience and…

Tenofovir versus Placebo to Prevent Perinatal Transmission of Hepatitis B
31/12/69 - Mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis B virus (HBV) accounts for the majority of cases of chronic HBV infection, a leading cause of cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma worldwide. Without immunization, 30 to 42% of the infants born to HBV-infected mothers, depending on the maternal status for…

A Shift in Thinking to Reduce Mother-to-Infant Transmission of Hepatitis B
31/12/69 - The morbidity and mortality that are associated with hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection have been overshadowed by the public health prominence of other infectious diseases, including human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, tuberculosis, and malaria. There is a dawning realization that the…

Hematometrocolpos in a Teenager
31/12/69 - A 19-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with a 7-year history of periodic lower abdominal and pelvic pain. She reported no fever, chills, or dysuria. She had not had the onset of menses and had no history of vaginal intercourse. Physical examination revealed a distended lower…

Placing a Lumbar Epidural Catheter
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Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy in Ovarian Cancer
31/12/69 - Ovarian cancer is associated with the highest mortality of all gynecologic cancers in the western world. The majority of patients receive a diagnosis of advanced disease that has spread beyond the ovaries to the peritoneal surface. The most effective treatment for advanced disease involves a…

Long-Term Effects of Inhaled Budesonide for Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
31/12/69 - Bronchopulmonary dysplasia is the most common chronic complication of extremely preterm birth, and rates of this complication have remained stable or increased among extremely preterm infants in the past two decades. Bronchopulmonary dysplasia is associated with higher mortality rates, and among…

Transfer of Fresh versus Frozen Embryos in Ovulatory Women
31/12/69 - In vitro fertilization (IVF) has evolved rapidly since its inception 40 years ago. Advancements include controlled ovarian stimulation with gonadotropin, which multiplied the number of oocytes retrieved, and embryo cryopreservation, which made it possible to conserve surplus embryos for further…

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