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RCT: Prophylactic closed incision negative pressure wound therapy reduces (difference close to statistical significance; P=0.06) the risk of surgical site infection in obese women undergoing cesarean section.

7 May, 2021 | 08:24h | UTC

Closed incision negative pressure wound therapy versus standard dressings in obese women undergoing caesarean section: multicentre parallel group randomised controlled trial – The BMJ

 


WHO: New report sounds the alarm on global shortage of 900 000 midwives.

6 May, 2021 | 08:45h | UTC

New report sounds the alarm on global shortage of 900 000 midwives – World Health Organization

Report: The State of the World’s Midwifery 2021 – UN sexual and reproductive health agency

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


Cohort study: Risk of developmental difficulties remains high among children born early

5 May, 2021 | 08:24h | UTC

Neurodevelopmental outcomes at age 5 among children born preterm: EPIPAGE-2 cohort study – The BMJ

News release: Risk of developmental difficulties remains high among children born early – The BMJ

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT: Community-initiated kangaroo mother care reduced the risk of moderate-to-severe maternal postpartum depressive symptoms among mothers of low-birth-weight infants in low-income areas in India

5 May, 2021 | 08:21h | UTC

Effect of Community-Initiated Kangaroo Mother Care on Postpartum Depressive Symptoms and Stress Among Mothers of Low-Birth-Weight Infants: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Network Open

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Study: Despite clinical practice guidelines recommending cervical cancer screening every 3 years or cotesting with HPV and cytologic testing every 5 years, many women get tested much more often

3 May, 2021 | 05:19h | UTC

Overuse of Cervical Cancer Screening Tests Among Women With Average Risk in the United States From 2013 to 2014 – JAMA Network Open

 


The Lancet Series | Miscarriage matters

3 May, 2021 | 05:11h | UTC

Editorial: Miscarriage: worldwide reform of care is needed

 


RCT: Tranexamic acid for the prevention of blood loss after cesarean delivery – even though TA resulted in a significantly lower incidence of estimated blood loss, the clinical relevance of the findings was small

30 Apr, 2021 | 08:38h | UTC

Tranexamic Acid for the Prevention of Blood Loss after Cesarean Delivery – New England Journal of Medicine

 

Commentaries on Twitter

 


Cohort study: Association of maternal SARS-CoV-2 infection in pregnancy with neonatal outcomes – “although babies born of test-positive mothers are more likely to be born early, extremely few were infected with COVID-19”

30 Apr, 2021 | 08:17h | UTC

Association of Maternal SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Pregnancy With Neonatal Outcomes – JAMA

News release: Low risk of infection in babies born to mothers with COVID-19 – Karolinska Institutet

Editorial: Understanding Risk for Newborns Born to SARS-CoV-2–Positive Mothers – JAMA

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


AHA Scientific Statement: Close monitoring for heart risk needed if breast, prostate cancer treatment includes hormonal therapies

29 Apr, 2021 | 08:33h | UTC

Impact of Hormonal Therapies for Treatment of Hormone-Dependent Cancers (Breast and Prostate) on the Cardiovascular System: Effects and Modifications: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association – Circulation: Genomic and Precision Medicine

News release: Close monitoring for heart risk needed if breast, prostate cancer treatment includes hormones – American Heart Association

Top Things to Know: Impact of Hormonal Therapies for Treatment of Hormone-Dependent Cancers (Breast and Prostate) on the Cardiovascular System – American Heart Association

Commentaries: Hormonal Therapy for Breast and Prostate Cancer: Lessons and Opportunities – American Heart Association AND Hormonal Based Therapies in the Treatment of Breast and Prostate Cancer – balancing the risks! – American Heart Association AND Hormone Cancer Therapies Increase CV Risk: AHA Scientific Statement – TCTMD AND Closely Monitor Heart Health in Cancer Patients Who Get Hormonal Therapies: AHA – HealthDay

 


Pre-post study: A hospital quality improvement intervention significantly reduced the rates of cesarean delivery for nulliparous, term, singleton, vertex births

29 Apr, 2021 | 08:21h | UTC

Hospital Quality Improvement Interventions, Statewide Policy Initiatives, and Rates of Cesarean Delivery for Nulliparous, Term, Singleton, Vertex Births in California – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Editorial: Initiatives to Reduce Cesarean Delivery Rates for Low-risk First Births – JAMA

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


M-A: Effectiveness of intrapartum fetal surveillance to improve maternal and neonatal outcomes – “none of the newer surveillance methods seem to significantly reduce emergency cesarean deliveries in labor or neonatal morbidity compared with using simple intermittent auscultation of the fetal heart”

28 Apr, 2021 | 08:08h | UTC

Effectiveness of intrapartum fetal surveillance to improve maternal and neonatal outcomes: a systematic review and network meta-analysis – Canadian Medical Association Journal

 


M-A: Lidocaine lubricant jelly does not reduce pain perception during female urethral catheterization

27 Apr, 2021 | 09:11h | UTC

Lidocaine lubricant jelly does not reduce pain perception during female urethral catheterization: A systematic review with meta‐analysis and trial sequential analysis – The International Journal of Clinical Practice (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


Systematic Review: Dopamine agonists for preventing ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome

27 Apr, 2021 | 09:08h | UTC

Dopamine agonists for preventing ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome – Cochrane Library

Summary: Can dopamine agonists prevent ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome in women undergoing fertility treatment with IVF or ICSI? – Cochrane Library

 


RCT: Intracytoplasmic sperm injection vs. conventional in-vitro fertilization in couples with infertility in whom the male partner has normal total sperm count and motility – no difference in livebirth rates between the strategies

25 Apr, 2021 | 21:14h | UTC

Intracytoplasmic sperm injection versus conventional in-vitro fertilisation in couples with infertility in whom the male partner has normal total sperm count and motility: an open-label, randomised controlled trial – The Lancet (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Standard IVF is fine for most people. So why are so many offered an expensive sperm injection they don’t need? – The Conversation

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT: Metformin vs. insulin in gestational diabetes – metformin was associated better glycemic control, lower risk of hypoglycemia, and less maternal weight gain

25 Apr, 2021 | 21:03h | UTC

MeDiGes Study. Metformin versus insulin in gestational diabetes: Glycemic control, and obstetrical and perinatal outcomes. Randomized prospective trial. – American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Related: Randomized trial tests metformin in women with type 2 diabetes in pregnancy AND Neonatal, infant, and childhood growth following metformin versus insulin treatment for gestational diabetes: A systematic review and meta-analysis – PLOS Medicine AND Case-Control Study: Metformin Exposure in First Trimester of Pregnancy is Not Associated with Congenital Anomalies

 


RCT: Induction of Labor at Term with Vaginal Misoprostol or a PGE2 Pessary – little difference in outcomes, the clinical risk-benefit ratio justifies the use of both drugs

25 Apr, 2021 | 20:59h | UTC

Induction of Labor at Term With Vaginal Misoprostol or a PGE2 Pessary: a Noninferiority RCT – American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


RCT: No benefit from immune checkpoint inhibitors in newly diagnosed stage III or IV ovarian cancer

25 Apr, 2021 | 20:57h | UTC

Atezolizumab, Bevacizumab, and Chemotherapy for Newly Diagnosed Stage III or IV Ovarian Cancer: Placebo-Controlled Randomized Phase III Trial (IMagyn050/GOG 3015/ENGOT-OV39) – Journal of Clinical Oncology

Editorial: Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors in Ovarian Cancer: Can We Bridge the Gap Between IMagynation and Reality?

 


Guideline: Prevention of Positioning Injuries During Gynecologic Surgery

25 Apr, 2021 | 20:50h | UTC

The Prevention of Positioning Injuries During Gynecologic Surgery. Guideline of the DGGG, OEGGG and SGGG (S2k Level, AWMF Registry Number 015/077, October 2020) – Geburtshilfe und Frauenheilkunde

 


Guideline: Vulvovaginal Candidosis (Excluding Mucocutaneous Candidosis)

25 Apr, 2021 | 20:47h | UTC

Vulvovaginal Candidosis (Excluding Mucocutaneous Candidosis): Guideline of the German (DGGG), Austrian (OEGGG) and Swiss (SGGG) Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics (S2k-Level, AWMF Registry Number 015/072, September 2020) – Geburtshilfe und Frauenheilkunde

 


Guideline: Diagnosis and Treatment of Endometriosis

25 Apr, 2021 | 20:46h | UTC

Diagnosis and Treatment of Endometriosis. Guideline of the DGGG, SGGG and OEGGG (S2k Level, AWMF Registry Number 015/045, August 2020) – Geburtshilfe und Frauenheilkunde

 


Recommendations on the Management of Maternal Hepatitis B, C and D Infection in Pregnancy

25 Apr, 2021 | 20:44h | UTC

Recommendations of the AGG (Task Force for Obstetrics, Section Maternal Diseases) on the Management of Maternal Hepatitis B, C and D Infection in Pregnancy – Geburtshilfe und Frauenheilkunde

 


Covid-19: More data on the increased risks to pregnant women and their newborn infants

23 Apr, 2021 | 08:44h | UTC

Maternal and Neonatal Morbidity and Mortality Among Pregnant Women With and Without COVID-19 Infection: The INTERCOVID Multinational Cohort Study – JAMA Pediatrics

Editorial: COVID-19 in Pregnant Women and Their Newborn Infants

Commentaries: Pregnant women with COVID-19 face high mortality rate – University of Washington School of Medicine AND Covid-19 raises risks for expectant mothers and babies, study says – CNN

Related: Effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on maternal and perinatal outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Preliminary Findings of mRNA Covid-19 Vaccine Safety in Pregnant Persons

22 Apr, 2021 | 08:49h | UTC

Preliminary Findings of mRNA Covid-19 Vaccine Safety in Pregnant Persons – New England Journal of Medicine

Audio Interview: Covid-19 Vaccines and Pregnancy — A Conversation with CDC Director Rochelle Walensky – New England Journal of Medicine

Commentaries: No evidence that Pfizer or Moderna vaccines are unsafe during pregnancy, a preliminary study says. – The New York Times AND Preliminary data show no safety concerns for pregnant women receiving COVID-19 vaccines – AAP News AND Messenger RNA COVID vaccines likely safe for pregnant women: Study – ABC News

 


RCT: Treatments for vulnerable older adult women with ovarian cancer compared

23 Apr, 2021 | 08:15h | UTC

Efficacy and Safety of First-line Single-Agent Carboplatin vs Carboplatin Plus Paclitaxel for Vulnerable Older Adult Women With Ovarian Cancer: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Oncology (free for a limited period)

Editorial: Vulnerable Older Adults With Ovarian Cancer—Time to Stop Undertreating (free for a limited period)

 


Systematic Review: PARP (Poly ADP‐Ribose Polymerase) inhibitors for locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer

23 Apr, 2021 | 08:16h | UTC

PARP (Poly ADP‐Ribose Polymerase) inhibitors for locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer – Cochrane Library

Summary: PARP inhibitors for locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer – Cochrane Library

 


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