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Below is the 2022 American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG) Maintenance of Certification - Part 2 list for ABOG diplomates participating in the MOC program.

Some journals have provided dedicated web pages with links to all articles in that publication used for ABOG MOC in the calendar year. They are as follows:

American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Gray Journal): http://www.ajog.org/content/abog


Fertility & Sterility

Gynecologic Oncology

Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

Obstetrics and Gynecology (Green Journal):

Unless otherwise stated, articles on the 2022 ABOG MOC reading list are open access to the public or through the ABOG diplomate portal. Article access status is provided for informational purposes and is subject to change at the discretion of the publisher or journal.

*If the provided ABOG link is no longer accessible, please utilize the Persistent Library Record for access.

Complete List of Reading Assignments

January 2022 Release

Specialist Categories

GYNECOLOGY (4 articles)

PMID(s): 32682856, 33259782, 33503342, 32795428

Meyer LA, Corzo C, Iniesta MD, Munsell M, Shi Q, Pitcher B, et al. A prospective randomized trial comparing liposomal bupivacaine vs standard bupivacaine wound infiltration in open gynecologic surgery on an enhanced recovery pathway. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2021 Jan;224(1):70.e1-70.e11.
Persistent Library Record 
PMID: 32682856
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2020.07.017
Open access: Elsevier, Inc.

Nelson AL, Kaunitz AM, Kroll R, Simon JA, Poindexter AN, Castaño PM, et al. Efficacy, safety, and tolerability of a levonorgestrel/ethinyl estradiol transdermal delivery system: Phase 3 clinical trial results. Contraception. 2021 Mar;103(3):137-143.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 33259782
DOI: 10.1016/j.contraception.2020.11.011
Open access: Elsevier, Inc.

Turok DK, Gero A, Simmons RG, Kaiser JE, Stoddard GJ, Sexsmith CD, et al. Levonorgestrel vs. copper intrauterine devices for emergency contraception. N Engl J Med. 2021 Jan 28;384(4):335-344.
Persistent Library Record 
PMID: 33503342
DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa2022141
Open access: Massachusetts Medical Society

Beelen P, van den Brink MJ, Herman MC, Geomini PM, Dekker JH, Duijnhoven RG, et al. Levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system versus endometrial ablation for heavy menstrual bleeding. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2021 Feb;224(2):187.e1-187.e10.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 32795428
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2020.08.016
Open access: Elsevier, Inc.

OBSTETRICS (5 articles)

PMID(s): 32649504, 33030881, 33030865, 34237760, 33030882

Côté-Poirier G, Bettache N, Côté AM, Mahone M, Morin F, Cumyn A, et al. Evaluation of complications in postpartum women receiving therapeutic anticoagulation. Obstet Gynecol. 2020 Aug;136(2):394-401.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 32649504
DOI: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000003971
Open access: Wolters Kluwer Health

Adhikari EH, Nelson DB, McIntire DD, Leveno KJ. Foley bulb added to an oral misoprostol induction protocol: A cluster randomized trial. Obstet Gynecol. 2020 Nov;136(5):953-961.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 33030881
DOI: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000004123
Open access: Wolters Kluwer Health

Dahlke JD, Mendez-Figueroa H, Maggio L, Sperling JD, Chauhan SP, Rouse DJ. The case for standardizing cesarean delivery technique: Seeing the forest for the trees. Obstet Gynecol. 2020 Nov;136(5):972-980.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 33030865
DOI: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000004120
Open access: Wolters Kluwer Health

Shields A, de Assis V, Halscott T. Top 10 pearls for the recognition, evaluation, and management of maternal sepsis. Obstet Gynecol. 2021 Aug 1;138(2):289-304.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 34237760
DOI: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000004471
Open access: Wolters Kluwer Health

Homafar M, Gerard J, Turrentine M. Vaginal delivery after external cephalic version in patients with a previous cesarean delivery: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Obstet Gynecol. 2020 Nov;136(5):965-971.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 33030882
DOI: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000004065
Open access: Wolters Kluwer Health

OFFICE PRACTICE (7 articles)

PMID(s): 33595254, 32590724, 32721007, 33706342, 33251828, 32925621, 33493488

ACOG Committee Opinion No. 824: Elder abuse and women's health. Obstet Gynecol. 2021 Mar 1;137(3):e89-e93.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: https://iuhealthindianapolis-open.ovidds.com/discover/result?logSearchID=86434892&pubid=6057-medline%3A33030882
DOI: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000004298
Open access: Wolters Kluwer Health

ACOG Practice Bulletin No. 224: Diagnosis and management of vulvar skin disorders. Obstet Gynecol. 2020 Jul;136(1):e1-e14.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 32590724
DOI: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000003944
Open access: Wolters Kluwer Health

Chlebowski RT, Anderson GL, Aragaki AK, Manson JE, Stefanick ML, Pan K, et al. Association of menopausal hormone therapy with breast cancer incidence and mortality during long-term follow-up of the Women's Health Initiative randomized clinical trials. JAMA. 2020 Jul 28;324(4):369-380.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 32721007
DOI: 10.1001/jama.2020.9482
Open access: American Medical Association

Galati BM, Carter EB, Perez M, Russell S, Nazeer S, Raghuraman N, et al. Buprenorphine patch as a bridge to sublingual treatment of opioid use disorder in pregnancy. Obstet Gynecol. 2021 Apr 1;137(4):713-716.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 33706342
DOI: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000004311
Open access: Wolters Kluwer Health

El Khoudary SR, Aggarwal B, Beckie TM, Hodis HN, Johnson AE, Langer RD, et al. Menopause transition and cardiovascular disease risk: Implications for timing of early prevention: A scientific statement From the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2020 Dec 22;142(25):e506-e532.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 33251828
DOI: 10.1161/CIR.0000000000000912
Open access: American Heart Association

Berkley HH, Greene HL, Wittenberger MD. Mifepristone combination therapy compared with misoprostol monotherapy for the management of miscarriage: A cost-effectiveness analysis. Obstet Gynecol. 2020 Oct;136(4):774-781.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 32925621
DOI: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000004063
Open access: Wolters Kluwer Health

Schrijver LH, Antoniou AC, Olsson H, Mooij TM, Roos-Blom MJ, Azarang L. Oral contraceptive use and ovarian cancer risk for BRCA1/2 mutation carriers: an international cohort study. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2021 Jul;225(1):51.e1-51.e17.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 33493488
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2021.01.014
Open access: Elsevier, Inc.


PMID(s): 33278277, 33689752

Bradford L, Glaser G. Addressing physician burnout and ensuring high-quality care of the physician workforce. Obstet Gynecol. 2021 Jan 1;137(1):3-11.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 33278277
DOI: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000004197
Open access: Wolters Kluwer Health

Hamilton JL, Shumbusho D, Cooper D, Fletcher T, Aden J, Weir L, et al. Race matters: maternal morbidity in the Military Health System. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2021 May;224(5):512.e1-512.e6.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 33689752
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2021.02.036
Open access: Elsevier, Inc.

EMERGING TOPICS (2 articles)

PMID(s): 33775692

Gray KJ, Bordt EA, Atyeo C, Deriso E, Akinwunmi B, Young N, et al. Coronavirus disease 2019 vaccine response in pregnant and lactating women: A cohort study. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2021 Mar 26;S0002-9378(21)00187-3.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 33775692
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2021.03.023
Open access: Elsevier, Inc.

COVID-19 vaccination considerations for obstetric-gynecologic care. Practice Advisory from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Updated Dec. 3, 2021.
Persistent Library Record: n/a
PMID: n/a
DOI: n/a
Open access: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Subspecialist Categories

Complex Family Planning (2 articles)

PMID(s): 33075332, 33831935

Kerns JL, Pearlson G, Mengesha B, Harter K, Jackson RA, Drey EA. A randomized controlled trial of methylergonovine prophylaxis after dilation and evacuation abortion. Contraception. 2021 Feb;103(2):116-120.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 33075332
DOI: 10.1016/j.contraception.2020.10.009
Open access: Elsevier, Inc.

Allanson ER, Copson S, Spilsbury K, Criddle S, Jennings B, Doherty DA, et al. Pretreatment with mifepristone compared with misoprostol alone for delivery after fetal death between 14 and 28 weeks of gestation: a randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol. 2021 May 1;137(5):801-809.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 33831935
DOI: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000004344
Open access: ACOG and Wolters Kluwer

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (7 articles)

PMID(s): 31651832, 33831942, 32770616, 33716071, 34233098, 32925633, 33039390

ACOG Practice Bulletin No. 214: Pelvic organ prolapse. Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Nov;134(5):e126-e142.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 31651832
DOI: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000003519
Open access: ACOG and Wolters Kluwer

Cardenas-Trowers OO, Abraham AG, Dotson TK, Houlette BA, Gaskins JT, Francis SL. Bladder instillations with triamcinolone acetonide for interstitial cystitis-bladder pain syndrome: A randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol. 2021 May 1;137(5):810-819.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 33831942
DOI: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000004348
Open access: ACOG and Wolters Kluwer

Abramowitz L, Mandelbrot L, Bourgeois Moine A, Tohic AL, Carne Carnavalet C, Poujade O, et al. Caesarean section in the second delivery to prevent anal incontinence after asymptomatic obstetric anal sphincter injury: the EPIC multicentre randomised trial. BJOG. 2021 Mar;128(4):685-693.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 32770616
DOI: 10.1111/1471-0528.16452
Open access: John Wiley & Sons

Nager CW, Visco AG, Richter HE, Rardin CR, Komesu Y, Harvie HS, et al. Effect of sacrospinous hysteropexy with graft vs vaginal hysterectomy with uterosacral ligament suspension on treatment failure in women with uterovaginal prolapse: 5-year results of a randomized clinical trial. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2021 Aug;225(2):153.e1-153.e31.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 33716071
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2021.03.012
Open access: Elsevier, Inc.

Ingelfinger JR. Hematuria in adults. N Engl J Med. 2021 Jul 8;385(2):153-163. Erratum in: N Engl J Med. 2021 Aug 5;385(6):576.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 34233098
DOI: 10.1056/NEJMra1604481
Open access: Massachusetts Medical Society
*Link downloads file from ABOG diplomate portal

Brown HW, Dyer KY, Rogers RG. Management of fecal incontinence. Obstet Gynecol. 2020 Oct;136(4):811-822.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 32925633
DOI: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000004054
Open access: ACOG and Wolters Kluwer

Jelovsek JE, Gantz MG, Lukacz E, Sridhar A, Zyczynski H, Harvie HS, Dunivan G, et al. Success and failure are dynamic, recurrent event states after surgical treatment for pelvic organ prolapse. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2021 Apr;224(4):362.e1-362.e11.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 33039390
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2020.10.009
Open access: Elsevier, Inc.

Gynecologic Oncology (6 articles)

PMID(s): 33516529, 33451724, 32460996, 32749941, 32073956, 32790492

Hamilton CA, Pothuri B, Arend RC, Backes FJ, Gehrig PA, Soliman PT, et al. Endometrial cancer: A Society of Gynecologic Oncology evidence-based review and recommendations. Gynecol Oncol. 2021 Mar;160(3):817-826.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 33516529
DOI: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2020.12.021
Open access: Elsevier, Inc.
*link to this article downloads a single file from the ABOG diplomate portal that combines this article with the one below

Hamilton CA, Pothuri B, Arend RC, Backes FJ, Gehrig PA, Soliman PT, et al. Endometrial cancer: A Society of Gynecologic Oncology evidence-based review and recommendations, part II. Gynecol Oncol. 2021 Mar;160(3):827-834.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 33451724
DOI: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2020.12.024
Open access: Elsevier, Inc.
*link to this article downloads a single file from the ABOG diplomate portal that combines this article with the one above

Gadducci A, Aletti GD. Locally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the vulva: A challenging question for gynecologic oncologists. Gynecol Oncol. 2020 Jul;158(1):208-217.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 32460996
DOI: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2020.05.021
Open access: Elsevier, Inc.

León-Castillo A, de Boer SM, Powell ME, Mileshkin LR, Mackay HJ, Leary A, et al. Molecular classification of the PORTEC-3 trial for high-risk endometrial cancer: Impact on prognosis and benefit from adjuvant therapy. J Clinic Oncol. 2020 Oct 10;38(29):3388-3397.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 32749941
DOI: 10.1200/JCO.20.00549
Open access: ASCO

Penson RT, Valencia RV, Cibula D, Colombo N, Leath CA 3rd, Bidziński M, et al. Olaparib versus nonplatinum chemotherapy in patients with platinum-sensitive relapsed ovarian cancer and a germline BRCA1/2 mutation (SOLO3): A randomized phase III trial. J Clin Oncol. 2020 Apr 10;38(11):1164-1174.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 32073956
DOI: 10.1200/JCO.19.02745
Open access: ASCO

Tew WP, Lacchetti C, Ellis A, Maxian K, Banerjee S, Bookman M, et al. PARP inhibitors in the management of ovarian cancer: ASCO guideline. J Clin Oncol. 2020 Oct 20;38(30):3468-3493.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 32790492
DOI: 10.1200/JCO.20.01924
Open access: ASCO

Maternal-Fetal Medicine (7 articles)

PMID(s): 34011891, 34379123, 31391534, 32735754, 33882218, 33386103, 33743955

ACOG Practice Bulletin No. 231: Multifetal gestations: Twin, triplet, and higher-order multifetal pregnancies. Obstet Gynecol. 2021 Jun 1;137(6):e145-e162.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 34011891
DOI: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000004397
Open access: Wolters Kluwer Health

Chinn J, Sedighim S, Kirby KA, Hohmann S, Hameed AB, Jolley J, et al. Characteristics and outcomes of women with COVID-19 giving birth at US academic centers during the COVID-19 pandemic. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 Aug 2;4(8):e2120456.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 34379123
DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.20456
Open access: American Medical Association

Grati FR, Ferreira J, Benn P, Izzi C, Verdi F, Vercellotti E, et al. Outcomes in pregnancies with a confined placental mosaicism and implications for prenatal screening using cell-free DNA. Genet Med. 2020 Feb;22(2):309-316.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 31391534
DOI: 10.1038/s41436-019-0630-y
Open access: Elsevier, Inc.

Zhang W, Geris S, Al-Emara N, Ramadan G, Sotiriadis A, Akolekar R. Perinatal outcome of pregnancies with prenatal diagnosis of vasa previa: Systematic review and meta-analysis. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2021 May;57(5):710-719.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 32735754
DOI: 10.1002/uog.22166
Open access: John Wiley & Sons
                *AIUM ultrasound credit article

Shimabukuro TT, Kim SY, Myers TR, Moro PL, Oduyebo T, Panagiotakopoulos L, et al. Preliminary findings of mRNA COVID-19 vaccine safety in pregnant persons. N Engl J Med. 2021 Jun 17;384(24):2273-2282. Erratum in: N Engl J Med. 2021 Oct 14;385(16):1536.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 33882218
DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa2104983
Open access: Massachusetts Medical Society

Shainker SA, Coleman B, Timor-Tritsch IE, Bhide A, Bromley B, Cahill AG, et al. Special Report of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Placenta Accreta Spectrum Ultrasound Marker Task Force: Consensus on definition of markers and approach to the ultrasound examination in pregnancies at risk for placenta accreta spectrum. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2021 Jan;224(1):B2-B14. Erratum in: Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2021 Jul;225(1):91.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 33386103
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2020.09.001
Open access: Elsevier, Inc.
                *AIUM ultrasound credit article

Doty MS, Chen HY, Wagner SM, Chauhan SP. The association of adverse outcomes with pregnancy conception methods among low-risk term pregnancies. Fertil Steril. 2021 Jun;115(6):1503-1510.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 33743955
DOI: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2021.01.008
Open access: Elsevier, Inc.

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (7 articles – 0 available from ACOG)

PMID(s): 32696041, 32147173, 32778330, 31718827, 32105330, 32081362, 32004457

Chua SJ, Danhof NA, Mochtar MH, van Wely M, McLernon DJ, Custers I, et al. Age-related natural fertility outcomes in women over 35 years: A systematic review and individual participant data meta-analysis. Hum Reprod. 2020 Aug 1;35(8):1808-1820.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 32696041
DOI: 10.1093/humrep/deaa129
Open access: Oxford Academic

Tiegs AW, Sun L, Scott RT Jr, Goodman LR. Comparison of pregnancy outcomes following intrauterine insemination in young women with decreased versus normal ovarian reserve. Fertil Steril. 2020;113(4):788‐796.e4.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 32147173
DOI: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2019.12.006
Open access: Elsevier, Inc.

Cryostorage of reproductive tissues in the in vitro fertilization laboratory: A committee opinion. Fert Steril. 2020 Sep;114(3):486-491.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 32778330
DOI: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2020.06.019
Open access: Elsevier, Inc.

Hawkins Bressler L, Papworth B, Moustafa S, Chang A, Mersereau JE. Does empiric superovulation improve fecundity in healthy women undergoing therapeutic donor insemination without a male partner? Fertil Steril. 2020;113(1):114‐120.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 31718827
DOI: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2019.08.101
Open access: Elsevier, Inc.

Moravek MB, Kinnear HM, George J, Batchelor J, Shikanov A, Padmanabhan V, et al. Impact of exogenous testosterone on reproduction in transgender men. Endocrinology. 2020 Mar;161(3):bqaa014.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 32105330
DOI: 10.1210/endocr/bqaa014
Open access: Oxford Academic

Rodriguez-Wallberg KA, Lundberg FE, Ekberg S, Johansson ALV, Ludvigsson JF, Almqvist C, et al. Mortality from infancy to adolescence in singleton children conceived from assisted reproductive techniques versus naturally conceived singletons in Sweden. Fertil Steril. 2020;113(3):524‐532.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 32081362
DOI: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2019.10.018
Open access: Elsevier, Inc.

Wang S, Zheng Y, Li J, Yu Y, Zhang W, Song M, et al. Single-cell transcriptomic atlas of primate ovarian aging. Cell. 2020 Feb;180(3):585-600.e19.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 32004457
DOI: 10.1016/j.cell.2020.01.009
Open access: Cell Press

Focused Practice Categories

Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (6 articles)

PMID(s): 33399429, 31972296, 32087402, 31154017, 33902994, 33727191

ACOG Committee Opinion No. 817: Options for prevention and management of menstrual bleeding in adolescent patients undergoing cancer treatment. Obstet Gynecol. 2021 Jan 1;137(1):e7-e15.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 33399429
DOI: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000004209
Open access: Wolters Kluwer Health

Golden NH. Bones and birth control in adolescent girls. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2020 Jun;33(3):249-254.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 31972296
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpag.2020.01.003
Open access: Elsevier, Inc.

Joppa MC. Dating violence in adolescence: implications for girls' sexual health. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2020 Aug;33(4):332-338.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 32087402
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpag.2020.02.007
Open access: Elsevier, Inc.

Hodax JK, Wagner J, Sackett-Taylor AC, Rafferty J, Forcier M. Medical options for care of gender diverse and transgender youth. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2020 Feb;33(1):3-9.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 31154017
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpag.2019.05.010
Open access: Elsevier, Inc.

Horner-Johnson W, Senders A, Higgins Tejera C, McGee MG. Sexual health experiences among high school students with disabilities. J Adolesc Health. 2021 Aug;69(2):255-262.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 33902994
DOI: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2021.03.001
Open access: Elsevier, Inc.

Rusk A, Marathe K, Lucky AW. What the pediatric and adolescent gynecology clinician needs to know about acne. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2021 Oct;34(5):591-596.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 33727191
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpag.2021.03.002
Open access: Elsevier, Inc.

Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (4 articles)

PMID(s): 27273308, 32639545, 33881466, 33596357

Louie M, Toubia T, Schiff LD. Considerations for minimally invasive gynecologic surgery in obese patients. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Aug;28(4):283-9.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 27273308
DOI: 10.1097/GCO.0000000000000287

Dior UP, Kathurusinghe S, Cheng C, Reddington C, Daley AJ, Ang C, et al. Effect of surgical skin antisepsis on surgical site infections in patients undergoing gynecological laparoscopic surgery: A double-blind randomized clinical trial. JAMA Surg. 2020 Sep 1;155(9):807-815.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 32639545
DOI: 10.1001/jamasurg.2020.1953
Open access: American Medical Association

Ljungqvist O, de Boer HD, Balfour A, Fawcett WJ, Lobo DN, Nelson G, et al. Opportunities and challenges for the next phase of enhanced recovery after surgery: A review. JAMA Surg. 2021 Aug 1;156(8):775-784. Erratum in: JAMA Surg. 2021 Aug 1;156(8):800.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 33881466
DOI: 10.1001/jamasurg.2021.0586
Open access: American Medical Association

Al-Hendy A, Lukes AS, Poindexter AN 3rd, Venturella R, Villarroel C, Critchley HO, et al. Treatment of uterine fibroid symptoms with relugolix combination therapy. N Engl J Med. 2021 Feb 18;384(7):630-642.
Persistent Library Record
PMID: 33596357
DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa2008283
Open access: Massachusetts Medical Society


May 2022 Release


Specialist Categories

GYNECOLOGY (5 articles)

PMID(s): 34676663, 34259490, 33416292, 33705749, 32912633


Prevention of venous thromboembolism in gynecologic surgery. ACOG Practice Bulletin Number 232. Obstet Gynecol. 2021 Jul 1;138(1):e1-e15


Persistent Library Record

PMID: 34259490

DOI: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000004445

Open access: ACOG and Wolters Kluwer Health Inc.


Hill AJ, Balgobin S, Mishra K, Jeppson PC, Wheeler T 2nd, Mazloomdoost D, et al. Recommended standardized anatomic terminology of the posterior female pelvis and vulva based on a structured medical literature review. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2021 Aug;225(2):169.e1-169.e16. https://www.ajog.org/article/S0002-9378(21)00149-6/fulltext

Persistent Library Record

PMID: 33705749

DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2021.02.033

Open access: Elsevier, Inc.


Leitao MM Jr, Zhou QC, Schiavone MB, Cowan RA, Smith ES, Iasonos A, et al. Prophylactic negative pressure wound therapy after laparotomy for gynecologic surgery: A randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol. 2021 Feb 1;137(2):334-341. https://journals.lww.com/greenjournal/Fulltext/2021/02000/Prophylactic_Negative_Pressure_Wound_Therapy_After.18.aspx

Persistent Library Record

PMID: 33416292

DOI: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000004243

Open access: ACOG and Wolters Kluwer Health Inc.


Osuga Y, Seki Y, Tanimoto M, Kusumoto T, Kudou K, Terakawa N. Relugolix, an oral gonadotropin-releasing hormone receptor antagonist, reduces endometriosis- associated pain in a dose-response manner: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. Fertil Steril. 2021 Feb;115(2):397-405.


Persistent Library Record

PMID: 32912633

DOI: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2020.07.055 Open access: Elsevier, Inc.


Sobel R, Nyirjesy P, Ghannoum MA, Delchev DA, Azie NE, Angulo D, et al. Efficacy and safety of oral ibrexafungerp for the treatment of acute vulvovaginal candidiasis: A global phase 3, randomised, placebo-controlled superiority study (VANISH 306). BJOG. 2022 Feb;129(3):412-420


Persistent Library Record

PMID: 34676663

DOI: 10.1111/1471-0528.16972

Open access: Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists



OBSTETRICS (3 articles)

PMID(s): 34991132, 33416295, 34116035


Margerison CE, Roberts MH, Gemmill A, Goldman-Mellor S. Pregnancy-associated deaths due to drugs, suicide, and homicide in the United States, 2010- 2019. Obstet Gynecol. 2022 Feb 1;139(2):172-180.


Persistent Library Record

PMID: 34991132

DOI: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000004649

Article access: ACOG and Wolters Kluwer


Martin C, Pappas J, Johns K, Figueroa H, Balli K, Yao R. Semiautonomous treatment algorithm for the management of severe hypertension in pregnancy. Obstet Gynecol. 2021 Feb 1;137(2):211-217. https://journals.lww.com/greenjournal/Fulltext/2021/02000/Semiautonomous_Treatment_Algorithm_for_the.2.aspx

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Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Consult Series #56: Hepatitis C in pregnancy-updated guidelines: Replaces Consult Number 43, November 2017. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2021 Sep;225(3):B8-B18.


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Osteoporosis prevention, screening, and diagnosis: ACOG Clinical Practice Guideline No. 1. Obstet Gynecol. 2021 Sep 1;138(3):494-506.


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Complex Family Planning (3 articles)

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Horvath S, Tsao P, Huang ZY, Zhao L, Du Y, Sammel MD, et al. The concentration of fetal red blood cells in first-trimester pregnant women undergoing uterine aspiration is below the calculated threshold for Rh sensitization. Contraception. 2020 Jul;102(1):1-6.


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DOI: 10.1016/j.contraception.2020.02.011

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Oviedo JD, Marquez E, Gold MA, Westhoff CL. Auricular acupressure and auricular acupuncture as an adjunct for pain management during first trimester aspiration abortion: A randomized, double-blinded, three-arm trial. Contraception. 2021 May;103(5):342-347. https://www.contraceptionjournal.org/article/S0010-7824(21)00034-2/fulltext

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Schummers L, Darling EK, Dunn S, McGrail K, Gayowsky A, Law MR, et al. Abortion safety and use with normally prescribed mifepristone in Canada. N Engl J Med. 2022 Jan 6;386(1):57-67.


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Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (6 articles)

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Grimes CL, Clare CA, Meriwether KV, Husk K, Rogers RG. Inadequacy and underreporting of study subjects' race and ethnicity in federally funded pelvic floor research. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2021 Nov;225(5):562.e1-562.e6.


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Itkonen Freitas AM, Mentula M, Rahkola-Soisalo P, Tulokas S, Mikkola TS. Tension-free vaginal tape surgery versus polyacrylamide hydrogel injection for primary stress urinary incontinence: A randomized clinical trial. J Urol. 2020 Feb;203(2):372-378.


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Komesu YM, Schrader RM, Rogers RG, Sapien RE, Mayer AR, Ketai LH. Hypnotherapy or medications: A randomized noninferiority trial in urgency urinary incontinent women. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2020 Feb;222(2):159.e1-159.e16.


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Kowalski JT, Genadry R, Ten Eyck P, Bradley CS. A randomized controlled trial of permanent vs absorbable suture for uterosacral ligament suspension. Int Urogynecol J. 2021 Apr;32(4):785-790.

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Lavelle ES, Alam P, Meister M, Florian-Rodriguez M, Elmer-Lyon C, Kowalski J, et al. Antibiotic prophylaxis during catheter-managed postoperative urinary retention after pelvic reconstructive surgery: A randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Oct;134(4):727-735.


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Zillioux J, Clements M, Pike CW, Rapp D. Opioid prescription use in patients with interstitial cystitis Int Urogynecol J. 2020 Jun;31(6):1215-1220.

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Gynecologic Oncology (5 articles)

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Colombo N, Dubot C, Lorusso D, Caceres MV, Hasegawa K, Shapira-Frommer R, et al. Pembrolizumab for persistent, recurrent, or metastatic cervical cancer N Engl J Med. 2021 Nov 11;385(20):1856-1867.

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DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa2112435

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Harter P, Sehouli J, Vergote I, Ferron G, Reuss A, Meier W. Randomized trial of cytoreductive surgery for relapsed ovarian cancer N Engl J Med. 2021 Dec 2;385(23):2123-2131.

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DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa2103294

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Makker V, Colombo N, Casado Herráez A, Santin AD, Colomba E, Miller DS, et al. Lenvatinib plus pembrolizumab for advanced endometrial cancer N Engl J Med. 2022 Feb 3;386(5):437-448.

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DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa2108330

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Oonk MH, Slomovitz B, Baldwin PJ, van Doorn HC, van der Velden J, de Hullu JA, et al. Radiotherapy versus inguinofemoral lymphadenectomy as treatment for vulvar cancer patients with micrometastases in the sentinel node: results of GROINSS-V II. J Clin Oncol. 2021 Nov 10;39(32):3623-3632.


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DOI: 10.1200/JCO.21.00006

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Zsiros E, Lynam S, Attwood KM, Wang C, Chilakapati S, Gomez EC, et al. Efficacy and safety of pembrolizumab in combination with bevacizumab and oral metronomic cyclophosphamide in the treatment of recurrent ovarian cancer: A phase 2 nonrandomized clinical trial. JAMA Oncol. 2021 Jan 1;7(1):78-85.


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Maternal-Fetal Medicine (3 articles)

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Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Consult Series #57: Evaluation and management of isolated soft ultrasound markers for aneuploidy in the second trimester. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2021 Oct;225(4):B2-B15.


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Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Consult Series #58: Use of antenatal corticosteroids for individuals at risk for late preterm delivery. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2021 Nov;225(5):B36-B42.


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DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2021.07.023

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SMFM Fetal Anomalies Consult Series #4: Genitourinary anomalies Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2021 Nov;225(5):B2-B35.


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DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2021.06.009

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Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (3 articles)

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Evidence-based outcomes after oocyte cryopreservation for donor oocyte in vitro fertilization and planned oocyte cryopreservation: a guideline. Fertil Steril. 2021 Jul;116(1):36-47.


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PMID: 34148587

DOI: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2021.02.024

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Makhijani R, Bartels CB, Godiwala P, Bartolucci A, DiLuigi A, Nulsen J, et al. Impact of trophectoderm biopsy on obstetric and perinatal outcomes following frozen–thawed embryo transfer cycles. Hum Reprod. 2021 Jan 25;36(2):340-348.


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PMID: 33313768

DOI: 10.1093/humrep/deaa316

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Stanford JB, Willis SK, Hatch EE, Rothman KJ, Wise LA. Fecundability in relation to use of mobile computing apps to track the menstrual cycle Hum Reprod. 2020 Oct 1;35(10):2245-2252.


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DOI: 10.1093/humrep/deaa176

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Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (2 articles)

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Askew AL, Myers ER, Dieter AA. Cost-effectiveness of agents used for evaluation of ureteral patency during intraoperative cystoscopy in gynecologic and urogynecologic surgery. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2022 Jan;226(1):100.e1-100.e6.


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PMID: 34487702

DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2021.08.055

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Benlolo S, Hanlon JG, Shirreff L, Lefebvre G, Husslein H, Shore EM. Predictors of persistent postsurgical pain after hysterectomy-A prospective cohort study J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2021 Dec;28(12):2036-2046.e1.


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DOI: 10.1016/j.jmig.2021.05.017

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