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The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Inc.
2008 Maintenance of Certification – Part II - Annual Board Certification
General Obstetrics and Gynecology
April 2008 Reading Assignment List


Goodwin SC, Spies JB, Worthington-Kirsch R, Peterson E, Pron G, Li S, et al. Uterine artery embolization for treatment of leiomyomata: long-term outcomes from the FIBROID Registry. Obstet Gynecol 2008 Jan; 111(1): 22-33. PMID: 18165389

Acar A, Balci O, Karatayli R, Capar M, Colakoglu MC. The treatment of 65 women with imperforate hymen by a central incision and application of Foley catheter. BJOG. 2007 Nov; 114(11): 1376-9. PMID: 17949378

Bachmann G, Lobo RA, Gut R, Nachtigall L, Notelovitz M. Efficacy of low-dose estradiol vaginal tablets in the treatment of atrophic vaginitis: a randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol 2008 Jan; 111(1): 67-76. PMID: 18165394

Pinkerton JV, Dalkin AC. Combination therapy for treatment of osteoporosis: A review. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2007 Dec; 197(6): 559-65. PMID: 18060937

Elective and risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy. ACOG Practice Bulletin No. 89. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Obstet Gynecol 2008 Jan; 111(1): 231-41. PMID: 18165419


Smith MW, Marcus PS, Wurtz LD. Orthopedic issues in pregnancy. Obstet Gynecol Surv 2008 Feb; 63(2): 103-11. PMID: 18199383

Cesarean delivery on maternal request. ACOG Committee Opinion No. 394. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Obstet Gynecol 2007 Dec; 110(6): 1501. PMID: 18055756

Coutinho IC, Ramos de Amorim MM, Katz L, Bandeira de Ferraz AA. Uterine exteriorization compared with in situ repair at cesarean delivery: a randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol 2008 Mar; 111(3): 639-47. PMID: 18310366

Duhl AJ, Paidas MJ, Ural SH, Branch W, Casele H, Cox-Gill J, et al. Antithrombotic therapy and pregnancy: consensus report and recommendations for prevention and treatment of venous thromboembolism and adverse pregnancy outcomes. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2007 Nov; 197(5): 457. e1-21. PMID: 17980177

Umbilical cord blood banking. ACOG committee opinion No. 399. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Obstet Gynecol 2008 Feb; 111(2 Pt 1): 475-7. PMID: 18238991

Office Practice/Primary Care

Holmboe ES, Lipner R, Greiner A. Assessing quality of care: knowledge matters. JAMA 2008 Jan 23; 299(3): 338-40. PMID: 18212320

Creinin MD, Meyn LA, Borgatta L, Barnhart K, Jensen J, Burke AE, et al. Multicenter comparison of the contraceptive ring and patch: a randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol 2008 Feb; 111(2 Pt 1): 267-77. PMID: 18238962

Arbyn M, Bergeron C, Klinkhamer P, Martin-Hirsch P, Siebers AG, Bulten J. Liquid compared with conventional cervical cytology: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Obstet Gynecol 2008 Jan; 111(1): 167-77. PMID: 18165406

Canto JG, Goldberg RJ, Hand MM, Bonow RO, Sopko G, Pepine CJ, et al. Symptom presentation of women with acute coronary syndromes: myth vs reality. Arch Intern Med 2007 Dec 10; 167(22): 2405-13. PMID: 18071161

Hildesheim A, Herrero R, Wacholder S, Rodriguez AC, Solomon D, Bratti MC, et al. Effect of human papillomavirus 16/18 L1 viruslike particle vaccine among young women with preexisting infection: a randomized trial. JAMA. 2007 Aug 15; 298(7): 743-53. PMID: 17699008

Gynecologic Oncology

De Cruze SB, Green JA. Hormone therapy in advanced and recurrent endometrial cancer: a systematic review. Int J Gynecol Cancer 2007 Sep-Oct; 17(5): 964-78. PMID: 17442022

Burger RA, Sill MW, Monk BJ, Greer BE, Sorosky JI. Phase II trial of bevacizumab in persistent or recuprimary peritoneal cancer: a Gynecologic Oncology Group Study. J Clin Oncol 2007 Nov 20; 25(33): 5165-71. PMID: 18024863

Cohn DE, Huh WK, Fowler JM, Straughn JM Jr. Cost-effectiveness analysis of strategies for the surgical management of grade 1 endometrial adenocarcinoma. Obstet Gynecol 2007 Jun; 109(6): 1388-95. PMID: 17540812

Wimberger P, Lehmann N, Kimmig R, Burges A, Meier W, Du Bois A. Prognostic factors for complete debulking in advanced ovarian cancer and its impact on survival. An exploratory analysis of a prospectively randomized phase III study of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Gynaekologische Onkologie Ovarian Cancer Study Group (AGO-OVAR). Arbeitsgemeinschaft Gynaekologische Onkologie Ovarian Cancer Study Group. Gynecol Oncol 2007 Jul; 106(1): 69-74. PMID: 17397910

Lynch HT, Boland CR, Rodriguez-Bigas MA, Amos C, Lynch JF, Lynch PM. Who should be sent for genetic testing in hereditary colorectal cancer syndromes? J Clin Oncol 2007 Aug 10; 25(23): 3534-42. PMID: 17687158

Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Ilekis JV, Reddy UM, Roberts JM. Preeclampsia—a pressing problem: an executive summary of a National Institute of Child Health and Human Development workshop. Reprod Sci 2007 Sep; 14(6): 508-23. PMID: 17959880

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Bassan H, Limperopoulos C, Visconti K, Mayer DL, Feldman HA, Avery L, et al. Neurodevelopmental outcome in survivors of periventricular hemorrhagic infarction. Pediatrics 2007 Oct; 120(4): 785-92 PMID: 17908766

Mukhopadhyay A, Farrell T, Fraser RB, Ola B. Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion vs intensive conventional insulin therapy in pregnant diabetic women: a systematic review and metaanalysis of randomized, controlled trials. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2007 Nov; 197(5): 447-56. PMID: 17678864

Miller SP, McQuillen PS, Hamrick S, Xu D, Glidden DV, Charlton N, Karl T, et al. Abnormal brain development in newborns with congenital heart disease. N Engl J Med 2007 Nov 8; 357(19): 1928-38. PMID: 17989385

Tita AT, Biggio JR, Chapman V, Neely C, Rouse DJ. Perinatal and maternal outcomes in women with sickle or hemoglobin C trait. Obstet Gynecol 2007 Nov; 110(5): 1113-9. PMID: 17978127

Grobman WA, Gersnoviez R, Landon MB, Spong CY, Leveno KJ, Rouse DJ, et al. Pregnancy outcomes for women with placenta previa in relation to the number of prior cesarean deliveries. Obstet Gynecol 2007 Dec; 110(6): 1249-55. PMID: 18055717

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Fait T, Vrablik M, Zizka Z, Kostirova M. Changes in hemostatic variables induced by estrogen replacement therapy: comparison of transdermal and oral administration in a crossover-designed study. Gynecol Obstet Invest 2008; 65(1): 47-51. PMID: 17713346

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Knoester M, Helmerhorst FM, Vandenbroucke JP, van der Westerlaken LA, Walther FJ, Veen S. Perinatal outcome, health, growth, and medical care utilization of 5- to 8-year-old intracytoplasmic sperm injection singletons. Leiden Artificial Reproductive Techniques Follow-up Project (L-art-FUP) [in press]. Fertil Steril 2008: xx; xxx-xxx. doi:10.1016/j.fertnstert.2007.04.049 PMID: 18177652

Weng X, Odouli R, Li DK. Maternal caffeine consumption during pregnancy and the risk of miscarriage: a prospective cohort study. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2008 Mar; 198(3): 279.e1-8. PMID: 18221932

Terry KL, Willett WC, Rich-Edwards JW, Michels KB. A prospective study of infertility due to ovulatory disorders, ovulation induction, and incidence of breast cancer. Arch Intern Med 2006 Dec 11-25; 166(22): 2484-9. PMID: 17159014

Premkumar A, Venzon DJ, Avila N, Johnson DV, Remaley AT, Forman MR, et al. Gynecologic and hormonal effects of raloxifene in premenopausal women. Fertil Steril 2007 Dec; 88(6): 1637-44. PMID: 17662283

Sir-Petermann T, Maliqueo M, Codner E, Echiburú B, Crisosto N, Pérez V, et al. Early metabolic derangements in daughters of women with polycystic ovary syndrome. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2007 Dec; 92(12): 4637-42. PMID: 17848407

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