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Gynecologic

May 15, 2007 Issue
Uterine Fibroid Tumors: Diagnosis and Treatment [Article]

The incidence of uterine fibroid tumors increases as women grow older, and they may occur in more than 30 percent of women 40 to 60 years of age. Risk factors include nulliparity, obesity, family history, black race, and hypertension. Many tumors are asymptomatic and may be diagnosed incidentally. A...


Apr 1, 2007 Issue
ACOG Releases Guidelines on Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Gynecologic Procedures [Practice Guidelines]

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has released guidelines on the appropriate use of antibiotic prophylaxis in women undergoing gynecologic procedures.


Oct 15, 2006 Issue
ACOG Releases Guidelines for Managing Abnormal Cervical Cytology and Histology in Adolescents [Practice Guidelines]

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has developed new guidelines for the management of abnormal cervical cytology and histology. Because management in some instances differs for adolescent patients, ACOG also created guidelines specific to this population.


Jun 15, 2006 Issue
ACOG Reports on Compounded Bioidentical Hormones [Practice Guidelines]

A committee of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has released a report on compounded bioidentical hormones. These agents are controversial because of concerns related to quality, purity, potency, and effectiveness.


Mar 1, 2006 Issue
ACOG Recommendations for Medical Management of Abortion [Practice Guidelines]

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has released evidence-based guidelines for medical abortion.


Feb 15, 2006 Issue
ACOG Releases Guidelines for Management of Abnormal Cervical Cytology and Histology [Practice Guidelines]

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has released evidence-based guidelines for management of abnormal cervical cytology and histology. Cervical cytology screening has been associated with a dramatic reduction in cervical cancer incidence and mortality.


Oct 15, 2005 Issue
Fertility Treatment and Multiple Birth Rates [Practice Guidelines]

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released its report on assisted reproductive technology (ART) procedures conducted in the United States in 2002.


May 1, 2005 Issue
Fibroids (Uterine Myomatosis, Leiomyomas). [Clinical Evidence Handbook]

What are the effects of medical treatment alone? In women scheduled for fibroid surgery, what are the effects of preoperative medical treatments? What are the effects of surgical treatments?


Feb 15, 2004 Issue
ACOG Releases Recommendations on Sterilization [Practice Guidelines]

The Committee on Practice Bulletins-Gynecology of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has released a practice bulletin on sterilization. The bulletin lists methods of surgical sterilization, including laparoscopy, minilaparotomy, and transcervical and transvaginal approaches.


Jan 15, 2004 Issue
ACOG Releases Bulletin on Managing Cervical Insufficiency [Practice Guidelines]

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recently published a clinical management guideline on cervical insufficiency. This report also includes evidence for screening asymptomatic at-risk women.


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