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The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Inc.
2010 Maintenance of Certification
Part II - Annual Board Certification
General Obstetrics and Gynecology
January 2010 Reading Assignment List


Rebar RW. Premature ovarian failure. Obstet Gynecol 2009;113(6):1355-63. PMID: 19461434

Polycystic ovary syndrome. ACOG Practice Bulletin No. 108. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Obstet Gynecol 2009;114(4):936-49. PMID: 19888063

Jacoby VL, Autry A, Jacobson G, Domush R, Nakagawa S, Jacoby A. Nationwide use of laparoscopic hysterectomy compared with abdominal and vaginal approaches. Obstet Gynecol 2009;114(5):1041-8. PMID not available

Kho RM, Akl MN, Cornella JL, Magtibay PM, Wechter ME, Magrina JF. Incidence and characteristics of patients with vaginal cuff dehiscence after robotic procedures. Obstet Gynecol 2009;114(2 Pt 1):231-5. PMID: 19622982

Suh-Burgmann E, Hung YY, Armstrong MA. Complex atypical endometrial hyperplasia: the risk of unrecognized adenocarcinoma and value of preoperative dilation and curettage. Obstet Gynecol 2009;114(3):523-9. PMID: 19701030


Mercer BM, Merlino AA, Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. Magnesium sulfate for preterm labor and preterm birth. Obstet Gynecol 2009;114(3):650-68. PMID: 19701047

Doyle LW, Crowther CA, Middleton P, Marret S. Antenatal magnesium sulfate and neurologic outcome in preterm infants: a systematic review. Obstet Gynecol 2009;113(6):1327-33. PMID: 19461430

Clark SL. Sleep deprivation: implications for obstetric practice in the United States. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2009;201(2):136.e1,136.e4. PMID: 19344882

Bisulli M, Suhag A, Arvon R, Seibel-Seamon J, Visintine J, Berghella V. Interval to spontaneous delivery after elective removal of cerclage. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2009;201(2):163.e1,163.e4. PMID: 19560112

Kamath BD, Todd JK, Glazner JE, Lezotte D, Lynch AM. Neonatal outcomes after elective cesarean delivery. Obstet Gynecol 2009;113(6):1231-8. PMID: 19461417

Office Practice - incl. Cross Content and Primary Care

Barnhart KT. Clinical practice. Ectopic pregnancy. N Engl J Med 2009;361(4):379-87. PMID: 19625718

Flum DR, Belle SH, King WC, Wahed AS, Berk P, Chapman W, et al. Perioperative safety in the longitudinal assessment of bariatric surgery. Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery (LABS) Consortium. N Engl J Med 2009;361(5):445-54. PMID: 19641201

Robinson MK. Surgical treatment of obesity—weighing the facts. N Engl J Med 2009;361(5):520-1. PMID: 19641209

Bradley LD. Uterine fibroid embolization: a viable alternative to hysterectomy. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2009;201(2):127-35. PMID: 19646564

Glass RI, Parashar UD, Estes MK. Norovirus gastroenteritis. N Engl J Med 2009;361(18):1776-85. PMID: 19864676

Culwell KR, Curtis KM, del Carmen Cravioto M. Safety of contraceptive method use among women with systemic lupus erythematosus: a systematic review. Obstet Gynecol 2009;114(2 Pt 1):341-53. PMID: 19622996

Gynecologic Oncology

Katsumata N, Yasuda M, Takahashi F, Isonishi S, Jobo T, Aoki D, et al. Dose-dense paclitaxel once a week in combination with carboplatin every 3 weeks for advanced ovarian cancer: a phase 3, open-label, randomised controlled trial. Japanese Gynecologic Oncology Group. Lancet 2009;374(9698):1331-8. PMID: 19767092

Van der Zee AG, Oonk MH, De Hullu JA, Ansink AC, Vergote I, Verheijen RH, et al. Sentinel node dissection is safe in the treatment of early-stage vulvar cancer. J Clin Oncol 2008;26(6):884-9. PMID: 18281661

Spannuth WA, Sood AK, Coleman RL. Angiogenesis as a strategic target for ovarian cancer therapy. Nat Clin Pract Oncol 2008;5(4):194-204. PMID: 18268546

Walker JL, Piedmonte MR, Spirtos NM, Eisenkop SM, Schlaerth JB, Mannel RS, et al. Laparoscopy compared with laparotomy for comprehensive surgical staging of uterine cancer: Gynecologic Oncology Group Study LAP2. J Clin Oncol 2009;27(32):5331-6. PMID: 19805679

Fong PC, Boss DS, Yap TA, Tutt A, Wu P, Mergui-Roelvink M, et al. Inhibition of poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase in tumors from BRCA mutation carriers. N Engl J Med 2009;361(2):123-34. PMID: 19553641

Maternal Fetal Medicine

Gardosi J, Francis A. Adverse pregnancy outcome and association with small for gestational age birthweight by customized and population-based percentiles. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2009;201(1):28.e1,28.e8. PMID: 19576372

Schatz M, Dombrowski MP. Clinical practice. Asthma in pregnancy. N Engl J Med 2009;360(18):1862-9. PMID: 19403904

Offenbacher S, Beck JD, Jared HL, Mauriello SM, Mendoza LC, Couper DJ, et al. Effects of periodontal therapy on rate of preterm delivery: a randomized controlled trial. Maternal Oral Therapy to Reduce Obstetric Risk (MOTOR) Investigators. Obstet Gynecol 2009;114(3):551-9. PMID: 19701034

Koopmans CM, Bijlenga D, Groen H, Vijgen SM, Aarnoudse JG, Bekedam DJ, et al. Induction of labour versus expectant monitoring for gestational hypertension or mild pre-eclampsia after 36 weeks' gestation (HYPITAT): a multicentre, open-label randomised controlled trial. HYPITAT study group. Lancet 2009;374(9694):979-88. PMID: 19656558

Wong SK, Barkovich AJ, Callen AL, Filly RA. Supratentorial abnormalities in the Chiari II malformation, III: The interhemispheric cyst. J Ultrasound Med 2009;28(8):999-1006. PMID: 19643781

Leitner Y, Stolar O, Rotstein M, Toledano H, Harel S, Bitchonsky O, et al. The neurocognitive outcome of mild isolated fetal ventriculomegaly verified by prenatal magnetic resonance imaging. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2009;201(2):215.e1,215.e6. PMID: 19527899

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Badawy A, Elnashar A, El-Ashry M, Shahat M. Gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonists for prevention of chemotherapy-induced ovarian damage: prospective randomized study. Fertil Steril 2009;91(3):694-7. PMID: 18675959

Lambers MJ, Hoozemans DA, Schats R, Homburg R, Lambalk CB, Hompes PG. Low-dose aspirin in non-tubal IVF patients with previous failed conception: a prospective randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial. Fertil Steril 2009;92(3):923-9. PMID: 18973893

Lidegaard O, Lokkegaard E, Svendsen AL, Agger C. Hormonal contraception and risk of venous thromboembolism: national follow-up study. BMJ 2009;339b2890. PMID: 19679613

Luisi S, Razzi S, Lazzeri L, Bocchi C, Severi FM, Petraglia F. Efficacy of vaginal danazol treatment in women with menorrhagia during fertile age. Fertil Steril 2009;92(4):1351-4. PMID: 18930222

Sowers MF, Zheng H, McConnell D, Nan B, Karvonen-Gutierrez CA, Randolph JF,Jr. Testosterone, sex hormone-binding globulin and free androgen index among adult women: chronological and ovarian aging. Hum Reprod 2009;24(9):2276-85. PMID: 19520711

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Tachibana M, Sparman M, Sritanaudomchai H, Ma H, Clepper L, Woodward J, et al. Mitochondrial gene replacement in primate offspring and embryonic stem cells. Nature 2009;461(7262):367-72. PMID: 19710649

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