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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.

Restrictive versus Liberal Fluid Therapy for Major Abdominal Surgery
31/12/69 - Each year, at least 310 million patients undergo major surgery worldwide, procedures that involve the administration of intravenous fluids. Clinicians have traditionally administered generous amounts of intravenous fluids perioperatively to correct for preoperative fasting and other fluid deficits,…

Maternal Sirolimus Therapy for Fetal Cardiac Rhabdomyomas
31/12/69 - To the Editor: Cardiac rhabdomyoma is the most common fetal cardiac tumor. We report a case of progressively obstructive fetal cardiac rhabdomyomas with regression in utero during treatment of the mother with an oral mechanistic target of rapamycin (mTOR) inhibitor. Cardiac rhabdomyomas were…

Follow-up of Patients with Clear-Cell Adenocarcinoma of the Vagina and Cervix
31/12/69 - To the Editor: Women who had prenatal exposure to diethylstilbestrol (DES) are at increased risk for clear-cell adenocarcinoma of the vagina and cervix early in life. Previous studies have investigated the clinical features of this disease and survival among these patients, but data on their…

Birth Outcomes for Pregnant Women with HIV Using Tenofovir?Emtricitabine
31/12/69 - The use of three-drug antiretroviral therapy (ART) during pregnancy has reduced the risk of perinatal transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) to less than 1%, becoming the standard of care in the United States and globally. Although U.S. and World Health Organization (WHO) perinatal…

Prenatal Correction of X-Linked Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia
31/12/69 - During embryonic development, tissues and organs form in spatiotemporally defined successions of events until the organism has acquired its final shape. Many of these events, such as limb morphogenesis or the formation of sweat glands and other skin appendages, can be irreversibly affected if…

In Utero Protein Therapy for an Inherited Developmental Disorder
31/12/69 - Ectodermal dysplasias comprise a heterogeneous group of rare genetic diseases in which two or more derivatives of the embryonic surface ectoderm ? the skin, hair, teeth, nails, or sweat or other cutaneous glands ? fail to develop normally. Hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia is the most common type…

Placenta Accreta Spectrum
31/12/69 - This Journal feature begins with a case vignette highlighting a common clinical problem. Evidence supporting various strategies is then presented, followed by a review of formal guidelines, when they exist. The article ends with the authors? clinical recommendations. A 36-year-old woman with three…

Zika Virus Shedding in Semen of Symptomatic Infected Men
31/12/69 - Zika virus (ZIKV) is a single-stranded RNA virus that is transmitted by aedes mosquitoes. The illness in humans is generally mild. Nevertheless, infection has been linked to congenital microcephaly and other adverse pregnancy outcomes and to the Guillain?Barré syndrome. Originally discovered in…

Virus in Semen and the Risk of Sexual Transmission
31/12/69 - Sexual contact is the primary route of human transmission for sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Traditional STIs are caused by a variety of pathogens, and classic examples of STIs include chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, and genital herpes. Recently,…

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…

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