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American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Annual Board Certification
General Obstetrics and Gynecology

January 2005


Diagnosis and treatment of gestational trophoblastic disease. ACOG Practice Bulletin No. 53. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Obstet Gynecol 2004 Jun; 103(6): 1365-77. PMID: 15172880

Bates SM, Ginsberg JS. Clinical practice: Treatment of deep-vein thrombosis. N Engl J Med 2004 Jul 15; 3 51(3): 268-77. PMID: 15254285

Nygaard IE, Heit M. Stress urinary incontinence Obstet Gynecol 2004 Sep; 104(3): 607-20. PMID: 15339776

Seckl MJ, Gillmore R, Foskett M, Sebire NJ, Rees H, Newlands ES. Routine terminations of pregnancy—should we screen for gestational trophoblastic neoplasia? Lancet 2004 Aug 21; 364 (9435): 705-7. PMID: 15325836

Piura B. Women undergoing termination of pregnancy should be screened for gestational trophoblastic neoplasia. Lancet 2004 Aug 21; 364(9435): 645-6. PMID: 15325813

Sirovich BE, Welch HG. Cervical cancer screening among women without a cervix. JAMA 2004 Jun 23; 291(24): 2990-3. PMID: 15213211


Management of postterm pregnancy. ACOG Practice Bulletin No. 55. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Obstet Gynecol 2004 Sep; 104(3): 639-46. PMID: 15339790

Vaginal birth after previous cesarean. ACOG Practice Bulletin No. 54. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Obstet Gynecol 2004 Jul; 104(1): 203-12. PMID: 15229039

Chelmow D, Rodriguez EJ, Sabatini MM. Suture closure of subcutaneous fat and wound disruption after cesarean delivery: a meta-analysis. Obstet Gynecol 2004 May; 103(5 Pt 1): 974-80. PMID: 15121573

Frias AE Jr, Luikenaar RA, Sullivan AE, Lee RM, Porter TF, Branch DW, Silver RM. Poor obstetric outcome in subsequent pregnancies in women with prior fetal death. Obstet Gynecol 2004 Sep; 104(3): 521-6. PMID: 15339762

Klein LL, Gibbs RS. Use of microbial cultures and antibiotics in the prevention of infection-associated preterm birth. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2004 Jun; 190(6): 1493-502. PMID: 15284720

Smith GC, Wood AM, Pell JP, White IR, Crossley JA, Dobbie R. Second-trimester maternal serum levels of alpha-fetoprotein and the subsequent risk of sudden infant death syndrome. N Engl J Med 2004 Sep 2; 351(10): 978-86. PMID: 15342806

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Current evaluation of amenorrhea. Practice Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Fertil Steril 2004 Jul; 82(1): 266-72. PMID: 15237040

Breitkopf DM, Frederickson RA, Snyder RR. Detection of benign endometrial masses by endometrial stripe measurement in premenopausal women. Obstet Gynecol 2004 Jul; 104(1): 120-5. PMID: 15229010

Haider A, Shaw JC. Treatment of acne vulgaris. JAMA 2004 Aug 11;292(6): 726-35. PMID: 15304471

Marrazzo JM, Stine K.  Reproductive health history of lesbians: implications for care. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2004 May; 190(5):1298-304. PMID: 15167833

Sobel JD, Wiesenfeld HC, Martens M, Danna P, Hooton TM, Rompalo A, et al.  Maintenance fluconazole therapy for recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis. N Engl J Med 2004 Aug 26; 351(9): 876-83. PMID: 15329425

Cardonick E, Iacobucci A. Use of chemotherapy during human pregnancy. Lancet Oncol 2004 May; 5(5):283-91. PMID: 15120665

Koliopoulos G, Sotiriadis A, Kyrgiou M, Martin-Hirsch P, Makrydimas G, Paraskevaidis E. Conservative surgical methods for FIGO stage IA2 squamous cervical carcinoma and their role in preserving women's fertility. Gynecol Oncol 2004 May; 93(2): 469-73. PMID: 15099964

Fleming GF, Brunetto VL, Cella D, Look KY, Reid GC, Munkarah AR, et al. Phase III trial of doxorubicin plus cisplatin with or without paclitaxel plus filgrastim in advanced endometrial carcinoma: a Gynecologic Oncology Group Study. J Clin Oncol 2004 Jun 1; 22(11): 2159-66. PMID: 15169803

Brinton LA, Lamb EJ, Moghissi KS, Scoccia B, Althuis MD, Mabie JE, et al. Ovarian cancer risk after the use of ovulation-stimulating drugs. Obstet Gynecol 2004 Jun; 103(6): 1194-203. PMID: 15172852

Eifel PJ, Winter K, Morris M, Levenback C, Grigsby PW, Cooper J, et al. Pelvic irradiation with concurrent chemotherapy versus pelvic and para-aortic irradiation for high-risk cervical cancer: an update of radiation therapy oncology group trial (RTOG) 90-01. J Clin Oncol 2004 Mar 1; 22(5): 872-80. PMID: 14990643

Bulterys M, Jamieson DJ, O'Sullivan MJ, Cohen MH, Maupin R, Nesheim S, et al.  Rapid HIV-1 testing during labor: a multicenter study. Mother-Infant Rapid Intervention At Delivery (MIRIAD) Study Group. JAMA 2004 Jul 14; 292(2): 219-23. PMID: 15249571

Odibo AO, Raab E, Elovitz M, Merrill JD, Macones GA. Prenatal mild pyelectasis: evaluating the thresholds of renal pelvic diameter associated with normal postnatal renal function. J Ultrasound Med 2004 Apr; 23(4): 513-7. PMID: 15098870

Macones GA, Parry S, Elkousy M, Clothier B, Ural SH, Strauss JF 3rd.  A polymorphism in the promoter region of TNF and bacterial vaginosis: preliminary evidence of gene-environment interaction in the etiology of spontaneous preterm birth. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2004 Jun; 190(6): 504-8; discussion 3A. PMID: 15284722

Romero R, Chaiworapongsa T, Kuivaniemi H, Tromp G. Bacterial vaginosis, the inflammatory response and the risk of preterm birth: a role for genetic epidemiology in the prevention of preterm birth. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2004 Jun; 190(6): 1509-19. PMID: 15284723

Sibai BM. Diagnosis, controversies, and management of the syndrome of hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, and low platelet count. Obstet Gynecol 2004 May; 103(5 Pt 1): 981-91. PMID: 15121574

Zeskind PS, Stephens LE. Maternal selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor use during pregnancy and newborn neurobehavior. Pediatrics 2004 Feb; 113(2): 368-75. PMID: 14754951

Orio F Jr, Palomba S, Spinelli L, Cascella T, Tauchmanova L, Zullo F, et al. The cardiovascular risk of young women with polycystic ovary syndrome: an observational, analytical, prospective case-control study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2004 Aug; 89(8): 3696-701. Erratum in: J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2004 Nov; 89(11): 5621. PMID: 15292291

van Rooij IA, de Jong E, Broekmans FJ, Looman CW, Habbema JD, te Velde ER.  High follicle-stimulating hormone levels should not necessarily lead to the exclusion of subfertile patients from treatment. Fertil Steril 2004 Jun; 81(6): 1478-85. PMID: 15193462

Nicopoullos JD, Gilling-Smith C, Almeida PA, Norman-Taylor J, Grace I, Ramsay JW. Use of surgical sperm retrieval in azoospermic men: a meta-analysis. Fertil Steril 2004 Sep; 82(3): 691-701. PMID: 15374716

Chiuve SE, Martin LA, Campos H, Sacks FM. Effect of the combination of methyltestosterone and esterified estrogens compared with esterified estrogens alone on apolipoprotein CIII and other apolipoproteins in very low density, low density, and high density lipoproteins in surgically postmenopausal women. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2004 May; 89(5): 2207-13. PMID: 15126543

Welt CK, Chan JL, Bullen J, Murphy R, Smith P, DePaoli AM, Karalis A, Mantzoros CS. Recombinant human leptin in women with hypothalamic amenorrhea. N Engl J Med 2004 Sep 2; 351(10): 987-97. PMID: 15342807

Sybert VP, McCauley E. Turner's syndrome. N Engl J Med 2004 Sep 16; 351(12): 1227-38. PMID: 15371580

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