ABOG Reading List, May 2015

The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Inc.

May 2015 Maintenance of Certification – Part 2 Reading List

For Ob-Gyns participating in the Maintenance of Certificate (MOC) program.

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Gynecology – 5 articles

Gynecologic surgery in the obese woman. Committee Opinion No. 619. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Obstet Gynecol 2015;125(1):274-8.
PMID: 25560144

Upadhyay UD, Desai S, Zlidar V, Weitz TA, Grossman D, Anderson P, et al. Incidence of emergency department visits and complications after abortion. Obstet Gynecol 2015;125(1):175-83.
PMID: 25560122

Barber EL, Neubauer NL, Gossett DR. Risk of venous thromboembolism in abdominal versus minimally invasive hysterectomy for benign conditions. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2015;212(5):609.e1-7.
PMID: 25511239

Salpingectomy for ovarian cancer prevention. Committee Opinion No. 620. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Obstet Gynecol 2015;125(1):279-81.
PMID: 25560145

Corona LE, Swenson CW, Sheetz KH, Shelby G, Berger MB, Pearlman MD, et al. Use of other treatments before hysterectomy for benign conditions in a statewide hospital collaborative. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2015;212(3):304.e1-7.
PMID: 25542564


Obstetrics – 6 articles

Shields LE, Wiesner S, Fulton J, Pelletreau B. Comprehensive maternal hemorrhage protocols reduce the use of blood products and improve patient safety. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2015;212(3):272-80.
PMID: 25025944

Friedman AM, Ananth CV, Prendergast E, D’Alton ME, Wright JD. Evaluation of third-degree and fourth-degree laceration rates as quality indicators. Obstet Gynecol 2015;125(4):927-37.
PMID: 25751203

Barth WH Jr. Persistent occiput posterior. Obstet Gynecol 2015;125(3):695-709.
PMID: 25730235

2 Article Assignment:

Johansson K, Cnattingius S, Naslund I, Roos N, Trolle Lagerros Y, Granath F, et al. Outcomes of pregnancy after bariatric surgery. N Engl J Med 2015;372(9):814-24.
PMID: 25714159


Caughey AB. Bariatric surgery before pregnancy–is this a solution to a big problem [editorial]? N Engl J Med 2015;372(9):877-8.
PMID: 25714167

Thyroid disease in pregnancy. Practice Bulletin No. 148. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Obstet Gynecol 2015;125(4):996-1005.
PMID: 25798985


Office Practice – 5 articles

Kingsberg SA, Woodard T. Female sexual dysfunction: focus on low desire. Obstet Gynecol 2015;125(2):477-86.
PMID: 25569014

Kinney W, Wright TC, Dinkelspiel HE, DeFrancesco M, Thomas Cox J, Huh W. Increased cervical cancer risk associated with screening at longer intervals. Obstet Gynecol 2015;125(2):311-5.
PMID: 25568989

McNicholas C, Maddipati R, Zhao Q, Swor E, Peipert JF. Use of the etonogestrel implant and levonorgestrel intrauterine device beyond the U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved duration. Obstet Gynecol 2015;125(3):599-604.
PMID: 25730221

Rahn DD, Carberry C, Sanses TV, Mamik MM, Ward RM, Meriwether KV, et al. Vaginal estrogen for genitourinary syndrome of menopause: a systematic review. Society of Gynecologic Surgeons Systematic Review Group. Obstet Gynecol 2014;124(6):1147-56
PMID: 25415166

Rotenberg O, Renz M, Reimers L, Doulaveris G, Gebb J, Goldberg GL, et al. Simultaneous endometrial aspiration and sonohysterography for the evaluation of endometrial pathology in women aged 50 years and older. Obstet Gynecol 2015;125(2):414-23.
PMID: 25568988


Female Pelvic Medicine and Reproductive Surgery – 6 articles

Richter HE, Matthews CA, Muir T, Takase-Sanchez MM, Hale DS, Van Drie D, et al. A vaginal bowel-control system for the treatment of fecal incontinence. Obstet Gynecol 2015;125(3):540-7.
PMID: 25730213

Erekson EA, Ciarleglio MM, Hanissian PD, Strohbehn K, Bynum JP, Fried TR. Functional disability among older women with fecal incontinence. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2015;212(3):327.e1,327.e7.
PMID: 25447956

Liang R, Zong W, Palcsey S, Abramowitch S, Moalli PA. Impact of prolapse meshes on the metabolism of vaginal extracellular matrix in rhesus macaque. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2015;212(2):174.e1,174.e7
PMID: 25128444

Schweitzer KJ, Milani AL, van Eijndhoven HW, Gietelink DA, Hallensleben E, Cromheecke GJ, et al. Postoperative pain after adjustable single-incision or transobturator sling for incontinence: a randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol 2015;125(1):27-34.
PMID: 25560100

Bo K, Hilde G, Staer-Jensen J, Siafarikas F, Tennfjord MK, Engh ME. Postpartum pelvic floor muscle training and pelvic organ prolapse–a randomized trial of primiparous women. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2015;212(1):38.e1,38.e7.
PMID: 24983687

Conover MM, Jonsson Funk M, Kinlaw AC, Connolly A, Wu JM. Trends and patterns of urodynamic studies in U.S. women, 2000-2012. Obstet Gynecol 2015;125(3):559-65.
PMID: 25730216


Gynecologic Oncology – 6 articles

Penson RT, Huang HQ, Wenzel LB, Monk BJ, Stockman S, Long HJ,3rd, et al. Bevacizumab for advanced cervical cancer: patient-reported outcomes of a randomised, phase 3 trial (NRG Oncology-Gynecologic Oncology Group protocol 240). Lancet Oncol 2015;16(3):301-11.
PMID: 25638326

2 Article Assignment

Kwon JS, McAlpine JN, Hanley GE, Finlayson SJ, Cohen T, Miller DM, et al. Costs and benefits of opportunistic salpingectomy as an ovarian cancer prevention strategy. Obstet Gynecol 2015;125(2):338-45.
PMID: 25568991


Falconer H, Yin L, Gronberg H, Altman D. Ovarian cancer risk after salpingectomy: a nationwide population-based study. J Natl Cancer Inst 2015;107(2): DOI: 10.1093/jnci/dju410.
PMID: 25628372

Bagdasarian N, Rao K, Malani PN. Diagnosis and treatment of Clostridium difficile in adults: a systematic review. JAMA 2015;313(4):398-408.
PMID: 25626036

Horowitz NS, Miller A, Rungruang B, Richard SD, Rodriguez N, Bookman MA, et al. Does aggressive surgery improve outcomes? interaction between preoperative disease burden and complex surgery in patients with advanced-stage ovarian cancer: an analysis of GOG 182. J Clin Oncol 2015;33(8):937-43.
PMID: 25667285

Nelson G, Kalogera E, Dowdy SC. Enhanced recovery pathways in gynecologic oncology. Gynecol Oncol 2014;135(3):586-94.
PMID: 25316179


Maternal Fetal Medicine – 5 articles

Brickner ME. Cardiovascular management in pregnancy: congenital heart disease. Circulation 2014;130(3):273-82.
PMID: 25024123

Schuit E, Stock S, Rode L, Rouse DJ, Lim AC, Norman JE, et al. Effectiveness of progestogens to improve perinatal outcome in twin pregnancies: an individual participant data meta-analysis. Global Obstetrics Network (GONet) collaboration. BJOG 2015;122(1):27-37.
PMID: 25145491

Swamy GK, Heine RP. Vaccinations for pregnant women. Obstet Gynecol 2015;125(1):212-26.
PMID: 25560127

Rossi AC, Prefumo F. Additional value of fetal magnetic resonance imaging in the prenatal diagnosis of central nervous system anomalies: a systematic review of the literature. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2014;44(4):388-93.

Bahtiyar MO, Emery SP, Dashe JS, Wilkins-Haug LE, Johnson A, Paek BW, et al. The North American Fetal Therapy Network consensus statement: prenatal surveillance of uncomplicated monochorionic gestations. North American Fetal Therapy Network. Obstet Gynecol 2015;125(1):118-23.


Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility – 5 articles

Shaw ND, Butler JP, Nemati S, Kangarloo T, Ghassemi M, Malhotra A, et al. Accumulated deep sleep is a powerful predictor of LH pulse onset in pubertal children. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2015;100(3):1062-70.
PMID: 25490277

Avis NE, Crawford SL, Greendale G, Bromberger JT, Everson-Rose SA, Gold EB, et al. Duration of menopausal vasomotor symptoms over the menopause transition. JAMA Intern Med 2015;175(4):531-9.
PMID: 25686030

Donnez J, Hudecek R, Donnez O, Matule D, Arhendt HJ, Zatik J, et al. Efficacy and safety of repeated use of ulipristal acetate in uterine fibroids. Fertil Steril 2015;103(2):519,27.e3.
PMID: 25542821

Cree L, Loi P. Mitochondrial replacement: from basic research to assisted reproductive technology portfolio tool-technicalities and possible risks. Mol Hum Reprod 2015;21(1):3-10.
PMID: 25425606

Fourman LT, Fazeli PK. Neuroendocrine causes of amenorrhea–an update. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2015;100(3):812-24.
PMID: 25581597