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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
January 2009 Reading Assignment List


Alternatives to hysterectomy in the management of leiomyomas. ACOG Practice Bulletin No.96. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Obstet Gynecol 2008;112(2 Pt 1):387-400. PMID: 18669742

Brubaker L, Nygaard I, Richter HE, Visco A, Weber AM, Cundiff GW, et al. Two-year outcomes after sacrocolpopexy with and without burch to prevent stress urinary incontinence. Obstet Gynecol 2008;112(1):49-55. PMID: 18591307

Thurman AR, Satterfield TM, Soper DE. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus as a common cause of vulvar abscesses. Obstet Gynecol 2008;112(3):538-44. PMID: 18757650

Simon J, Nachtigall L, Gut R, Lang E, Archer DF, Utian W. Effective treatment of vaginal atrophy with an ultra-low-dose estradiol vaginal tablet. Obstet Gynecol 2008;112(5):1053-60. PMID: 18978105

Hormone therapy and heart disease. ACOG Committee Opinion No. 420. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Obstet Gynecol 2008;112(5):1189-92. PMID: 18978127


Macones GA, Hankins GD, Spong CY, Hauth J, Moore T. The 2008 National Institute of Child Health and Human Development workshop report on electronic fetal monitoring: update on definitions, interpretation, and research guidelines. Obstet Gynecol 2008;112(3):661-6. PMID: 18757666

Rouse DJ, Hirtz DG, Thom E, Varner MW, Spong CY, Mercer BM, et al. A randomized, controlled trial of magnesium sulfate for the prevention of cerebral palsy. N Engl J Med 2008;359(9):895-905. PMID: 18753646

Stanley FJ, Crowther C. Antenatal magnesium sulfate for neuroprotection before preterm birth? N Engl J Med 2008;359(9):962-4. PMID: 18753653

Marik PE, Plante LA. Venous thromboembolic disease and pregnancy. N Engl J Med 2008;359(19):2025-33. PMID: 18987370

Moise KJ,Jr. Management of rhesus alloimmunization in pregnancy. Obstet Gynecol 2008;112(1):164-76. PMID: 18591322

Mastrobattista JM, Gomez-Lobo V, Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. Pregnancy after solid organ transplantation. Obstet Gynecol 2008;112(4):919-32. PMID: 18827137

Office Practice - incl. Cross Content and Primary Care

Medical management of ectopic pregnancy. ACOG Practice Bulletin No. 94. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Obstet Gynecol 2008;111(6):1479-85. PMID: 18515537

Imperiale TF, Glowinski EA, Lin-Cooper C, Larkin GN, Rogge JD, Ransohoff DF. Five-year risk of colorectal neoplasia after negative screening colonoscopy. N Engl J Med 2008;359(12):1218-24. PMID: 18799558

Mayer EA. Clinical practice. Irritable bowel syndrome. N Engl J Med 2008;358(16):1692-9. PMID: 18420501

Davis SR, Moreau M, Kroll R, Bouchard C, Panay N, Gass M, et al. Testosterone for low libido in postmenopausal women not taking estrogen. N Engl J Med 2008;359(19):2005-17. PMID: 18987368

Hoover K, Tao G, Kent C. Low rates of both asymptomatic chlamydia screening and diagnostic testing of women in US outpatient clinics. Obstet Gynecol 2008;112(4):891-8. PMID: 18827133

The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Inc.
2008 Maintenance of Certification - Part II - Annual Board Certification
Gynecologic Oncology
January 2009 Reading Assignment List

Burger RA. Experience with bevacizumab in the management of epithelial ovarian cancer. J Clin Oncol 2007;25(20):2902-8. PMID: 17617521

Hensley ML, Blessing JA, Mannel R, Rose PG. Fixed-dose rate gemcitabine plus docetaxel as first-line therapy for metastatic uterine leiomyosarcoma: a Gynecologic Oncology Group phase II trial. Gynecol Oncol 2008;109(3):329-34. PMID: 18534250

Mutch DG, Orlando M, Goss T, Teneriello MG, Gordon AN, McMeekin SD, et al. Randomized phase III trial of gemcitabine compared with pegylated liposomal doxorubicin in patients with platinum-resistant ovarian cancer. J Clin Oncol 2007;25(19):2811-8. PMID: 17602086

Bennett CL, Silver SM, Djulbegovic B, Samaras AT, Blau CA, Gleason KJ, et al. Venous thromboembolism and mortality associated with recombinant erythropoietin and darbepoetin administration for the treatment of cancer-associated anemia. JAMA 2008;299(8):914-24. PMID: 18314434

Swart AM, Burdett S, Ledermann J, Mook P, Parmar MK. Why i.p. therapy cannot yet be considered as a standard of care for the first-line treatment of ovarian cancer: a systematic review. Ann Oncol 2008;19(4):688-95. PMID: 18006894

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The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Inc.
2008 Maintenance of Certification - Part II - Annual Board Certification
Maternal Fetal Medicine
January 2009 Reading Assignment List

Moster D, Lie RT, Markestad T. Long-term medical and social consequences of preterm birth. N Engl J Med 2008;359(3):262-73. PMID: 18635431

Villers MS, Jamison MG, De Castro LM, James AH. Morbidity associated with sickle cell disease in pregnancy. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2008;199(2):125.e1,125.e5. PMID: 18533123

Stone J, Ferrara L, Kamrath J, Getrajdman J, Berkowitz R, Moshier E, et al. Contemporary outcomes with the latest 1000 cases of multifetal pregnancy reduction (MPR). Am J Obstet Gynecol 2008;199(4):406.e1,406.e4. PMID: 18928991

Vikse BE, Irgens LM, Leivestad T, Skjaerven R, Iversen BM. Preeclampsia and the risk of end-stage renal disease. N Engl J Med 2008;359(8):800-9. PMID: 18716297

Thadhani R, Solomon CG. Preeclampsia—a glimpse into the future? N Engl J Med 2008;359(8):858-60. PMID: 18716304

Malloy MH. Impact of cesarean section on neonatal mortality rates among very preterm infants in the United States, 2000-2003. Pediatrics 2008;122(2):285-92. PMID: 18676545

Lee SE, Romero R, Park CW, Jun JK, Yoon BH. The frequency and significance of intraamniotic inflammation in patients with cervical insufficiency. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2008;198(6):633.e1,633.e8. PMID: 18342290

The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Inc.
2008 Maintenance of Certification - Part II - Annual Board Certification
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
January 2009 Reading Assignment List

van der Steeg JW, Steures P, Eijkemans MJ, Habbema JD, Hompes PG, Michgelsen HW, et al. Predictive value of pregnancy history in subfertile couples: results from a nationwide cohort study in the Netherlands. Fertil Steril 2008;90(3):521-7. PMID: 17980877

Alvarez C, Marti-Bonmati L, Novella-Maestre E, Sanz R, Gomez R, Fernandez-Sanchez M, et al. Dopamine agonist cabergoline reduces hemoconcentration and ascites in hyperstimulated women undergoing assisted reproduction. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2007;92(8):2931-7. PMID: 17456571

Hardarson T, Hanson C, Lundin K, Hillensjo T, Nilsson L, Stevic J, et al. Preimplantation genetic screening in women of advanced maternal age caused a decrease in clinical pregnancy rate: a randomized controlled trial. Hum Reprod 2008;23(12):2806-12. PMID: 18583331

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Kim HG, Bhagavath B, Layman LC. Clinical manifestations of impaired GnRH neuron development and function. Neurosignals 2008;16(2-3):165-82. PMID: 18253056

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Schoemaker MJ, Swerdlow AJ, Higgins CD, Wright AF, Jacobs PA, United Kingdom Clinical Cytogenetics Group. Mortality in women with turner syndrome in Great Britain: a national cohort study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2008;93(12):4735-42. PMID: 18812477

Stewart EA, Gostout B, Rabinovici J, Kim HS, Regan L, Tempany CM. Sustained relief of leiomyoma symptoms by using focused ultrasound surgery. Obstet Gynecol 2007;110(2 Pt 1):279-87. PMID: 17666601

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