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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.

Radical Changes for Reproductive Health Care ? Proposed Regulations for Title X
31/12/69 - On June 1, 2018, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) proposed new regulations for the Title X Family Planning Program. If enacted, these regulations will radically alter the mix of health care providers and the range, quality, and effectiveness of services offered to support the…

A Remembrance of Life before Roe v. Wade
31/12/69 - We chatted as the dialysis shift began. She was a young nursing student whose name and face I still remember five decades later, but I will just call her "Jane Roe." She was from the Virgin Islands and had come to New York for nursing school. She was nearly done ? justifiably proud, since she had…

Platelet Counts during Pregnancy
31/12/69 - Beginning in 1993, three large studies documented that 5 to 10% of women who had uncomplicated pregnancies had a platelet count of less than 150,000 per cubic millimeter at the time of delivery, which was described as gestational thrombocytopenia. The normal distribution of platelet counts at the…

Personhood and the Three Branches of Government
31/12/69 - In the majority opinion in Roe v. Wade, Justice Harry Blackmun wrote that if the notion of fetal personhood were established, the argument for women?s choice would collapse, "for the fetus? right to life would then be guaranteed specifically by the [Fourteenth] Amendment." Many abortion opponents…

Heat-Stable Carbetocin versus Oxytocin to Prevent Hemorrhage after Vaginal Birth
31/12/69 - Despite substantial reductions in maternal mortality, hemorrhage continues to be the largest direct cause of maternal death, accounting for 661,000 deaths worldwide between 2003 and 2009. More than 70% of hemorrhagic deaths occur post partum, and most are due to uterine atony, which results from…

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,…

A Better Medical Regimen for the Management of Miscarriage
31/12/69 - Data from the National Survey of Family Growth suggest that at least 600,000 cases of early pregnancy loss, often called miscarriage, occur before 12 weeks of gestation each year in the United States. The treatment options for a woman with a miscarriage include observation until spontaneous…

Mifepristone Pretreatment for the Medical Management of Early Pregnancy Loss
31/12/69 - First-trimester miscarriage, or early pregnancy loss, is the most common complication in pregnancy and affects approximately 1 million women in the United States annually. Subtypes of early pregnancy loss include anembryonic gestation and embryonic or fetal death, inevitable abortion, and…

Severe Vulvovaginal Varicosities in Pregnancy
31/12/69 - A 33-year-old woman was admitted for induction of labor at 41 weeks 3 days of gestation. This was her third full-term pregnancy, and she had received regular antenatal care. Before induction, the physical examination revealed venous varicosities on the right labia majora and minora and the right…

Diagnosis and Management of the Antiphospholipid Syndrome
31/12/69 - The antiphospholipid syndrome is a systemic autoimmune disease defined by thrombotic or obstetrical events that occur in patients with persistent antiphospholipid antibodies. Thrombotic antiphospholipid syndrome is characterized by venous, arterial, or microvascular thrombosis. Patients with…

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