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Academic OB/GYN Podcast Episode 25 – Journals for August and September 2010

September 5, 2010 6 comments

In this episode special guest Dr Paul Browne joins me to discuss current literature from the August and September issues of the Green and Grey Journals!  Topics include generational gaps, contraceptive efficacy in obesity, and abuse of the least publishable unit.

Academic OB/GYN Podcast Episode 25 – Journals for August and September 2010

Academic OB/GYN Podcast Episode 23 – Journals for June and July 2010

In this episode I discuss articles from the June and July Green and Grey Journals.  Topics include vertical vs transverse skin incisions for cesarean, staples vs suture, the republished thrombophila ACOG statement, and more!

Academic OB/GYN Podcast Episode 23 – Journals for June and July 2010

Green Journal – Vertical vs Transverse Skin Incisions for Emergent Cesarean

Junes’s Green Journal had an interesting article on vertical versus transverse skin incisions for emergent cesarean deliveries that seemed worth some comment.

The point of the article was to look at a large retrospective cohort of emergent cesarean deliveries, stratify them by vertical or transverse skin incision, and then look at operative times and patient and fetal outcomes.  This dataset was drawn from recorded data from many different centers, as part of the MFMU Network system of studies.

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Academic OB/GYN Podcast Episode 22 – Journals for May 2010

In this episode I discuss articles from the May journals.  Topics include amniotic fluid embolism, writing an academic resume,  the ever-present sFlt-1, and more!  Thanks to Sage Software for sponsoring the ACOG get together!

Academic OB/GYN Podcast Episode 22 – Journals for May 2010

Thrombophilias and Insurance Companies: The problem with ACOG’s recent Practice Bulletin

April 26, 2010 7 comments

In this month’s Green Journal, ACOG published Practice Bulletin #111 “Inherited Thrombophilias in Pregnancy”.  This practice bulletin was an attempt to coalesce the available evidence on thrombophilias in pregnancy and to make some evidence based recommendations for how obstetricians should deal with the issue.

This is all well and good, but what happened next was not.  A few weeks after publication ACOG retracted the Practice Bulletin.  Though we don’t know for sure, this was likely due to an outcry the many MFMs who don’t agree with the published recommendations.  As of now, it is no longer available online, and exists only in the pages of the printed journal.  Per ACOG, a new version will be out this summer.

So why did this happen?

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Academic OB/GYN Podcast Episode 18 – Journals for April 2010

April 26, 2010 3 comments

We discuss articles from the April 2010 Journals: Ovarian mass malignancy prediction, an new analysis of the labor curve, the ACOG Practice Bulletin on Thrombophilias and its sudden withdrawal, and a few other bits.

Academic OB/GYN Podcast Episode 18 – Journals April 2010

Academic OB/GYN Podcast Episode 16 – Grey Journal February 2010

Host Dr Nicholas Fogelson discusses articles from the Febrary issues of the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  We discuss a new ectopic protocol, a fun story, sFlt-1 in Molar Pregnancies, and why the Grey Journal is going to hell.

Academic OB/GYN Podcast Episode 16 – Grey Journal February 2010

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