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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
July 2010 Reading Assignment List


Wright JD, Nathavitharana R, Lewin SN, et al: Fertility-conserving surgery for young women with stage IA1 cervical cancer: Safety and access, Obstet Gynecol 2010(Mar);115(3):585-90 [PMID 20177290]

Tulandi T and Salamah K: Fertility and uterine artery embolization, Obstet Gynecol 2010(Apr);115(4):857-60 [PMID 20308848]

Mavrelos D, Ben-Nagi J, Holland T, et al: The natural history of fibroids, Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2010(Feb);35(2):23842 [PMID 20069541]

Young RH, Goodman A, Penson RT, et al: Case 8-2010: A 22-year-old woman with hypercalcemia and a pelvic mass, N Engl J Med 2010(Mar);362(11):1031-40 [PMID 20237350]

Klibanski A: Clinical practice: Prolactinomas, N Engl J Med 2010(Apr);362(13):1219-26 [PMID 20357284]


Joshi D, James A, Quaglia A, et al: Liver disease in pregnancy, Lancet 2010(Feb);375(9714):594-605 [PMID 20159293]

Hawkins JL: Epidural analgesia for labor and delivery, N Engl J Med 2010(Apr);362(16):1503-10 [PMID 20410515]

Chan WS, Lee A, Spencer FA, et al: Predicting deep venous thrombosis in pregnancy: Out in "LEFt" field? Ann Intern Med 2009(Jul);151(2):85-92 [PMID 19620161]

Hua M, Odibo AO, Macones GA, et al: Single umbilical artery and its associated findings, Obstet Gynecol 2010(May);115(5):930-4 [PMID 20410765]

Wylie BJ and D'Alton ME: Fetomaternal hemorrhage, Obstet Gynecol 2010(May);115(5):1039-51 [PMID 20410781]

Office Practice (incl. Cross Content & Primary Care)

Lee IM, Djoussé L, Sesso HD, et al: Physical activity and weight gain prevention, JAMA 2010(Mar);303(12):1173-9 [PMID 20332403]

Richter HE, Burgio KL, Brubaker L, et al: Continence pessary compared with behavioral therapy or combined therapy for stress incontinence: A randomized controlled trial, Obstet Gynecol 2010(Mar);115(3):609-17 [PMID 20177294]

Litwin SE and Priester TC: Diagnosing coronary artery disease in women: An update on cardiac imaging modalities, Obstet Gynecol 2010(Jan);115(1):156-69 [PMID 20027049]

Castle PE, Fetterman B, Poitras N, et al: Relationship of atypical glandular cell cytology, age, and human papillomavirus detection to cervical and endometrial cancer risks, Obstet Gynecol 2010(Feb);115(2 Pt 1):243-8 [PMID 20093895]

Siston AM, Rasmussen SA, Honein MA, et al: Pandemic 2009 influenza A (H1N1) virus illness among pregnant women in the United States, JAMA 2010(Apr);303(15):1517-25 [PMID 20407061]

Gynecologic Oncology

Bose D, Meric-Bernstam F, Hofstetter W, et al: Vascular endothelial growth factor targeted therapy in the perioperative setting: Implications for patient care, Lancet Oncol 2010(Apr);11(4):373-82 [PMID 20171141]

Stone RL, Sood AK, Coleman RL: Collateral damage: Toxic effects of targeted antiangiogenic therapies in ovarian cancer, Lancet Oncol 2010(May);11(5):465-75 [PMID 20226736]

Nout RA, Smit VT, Putter H, et al: Vaginal brachytherapy versus pelvic external beam radiotherapy for patients with endometrial cancer of high-intermediate risk (PORTEC-2): An open-label, non-inferiority, randomised trial, Lancet 2010(Mar);375(9717):816-23 [PMID 20206777]

Muñoz N, Kjaer SK, Sigurdsson K, et al: Impact of human papillomavirus (HPV)-6/11/16/18 vaccine on all HPV-associated genital diseases in young women, J Natl Cancer Inst 2010(Mar);102(5):325-39 [PMID 20139221]

Gold MA, Tian C, Whitney CW, Rose PG, et al: Surgical versus radiographic determination of para-aortic lymph node metastases before chemoradiation for locally advanced cervical carcinoma: A Gynecologic Oncology Group Study, Cancer 2008(May);112(9):1954-63 [PMID 18338811]

Chan JK, Tian C, Fleming GF, et al: The potential benefit of 6 vs. 3 cycles of chemotherapy in subsets of women with early-stage high-risk epithelial ovarian cancer: An exploratory analysis of a Gynecologic Oncology Group study, Gynecol Oncol 2010(Mar);116(3):301-6 [PMID 19945740]

Chan JK, Tian C, Teoh D, Monk BJ, et al: Survival after recurrence in early-stage high-risk epithelial ovarian cancer: a Gynecologic Oncology Group study, Gynecol Oncol 2010(Mar);116(3):307-11 [PMID 19944452]

Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Berghella V, Figueroa D, Szychowski JM, et al: 17-alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate for the prevention of preterm birth in women with prior preterm birth and a short cervical length, Am J Obstet Gynecol 2010(Apr);202(4):351.e1-6 [PMID 20350641]

Gómez LM, Sammel MD, Appleby DH, et al: Evidence of a gene-environment interaction that predisposes to spontaneous preterm birth: A role for asymptomatic bacterial vaginosis and DNA variants in genes that control the inflammatory response, Am J Obstet Gynecol 2010(Apr);202(4):386.e1-6 [PMID 20350647]

Macones GA, Parry S, Nelson DB, et al: Treatment of localized periodontal disease in pregnancy does not reduce the occurrence of preterm birth: Results from the Periodontal Infections and Prematurity Study (PIPS), Am J Obstet Gynecol 2010(Feb);202(2):147.e1-8 [PMID 20113691]

Roberts JM, Myatt L, Spong CY, et al: Vitamins C and E to prevent complications of pregnancy-associated hypertension, N Engl J Med 2010(Apr);362(14):1282-91 [PMID 20375405]

Sananes N, Guigue V, Kohler M, et al: Nuchal translucency and cystic hygroma colli in screening for fetal major congenital heart defects in a series of 12,910 euploid pregnancies, Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2010(Mar);35(3):273-9 [PMID 20069678]

Shanks AL, Odibo AO, Gray DL: Echogenic intracardiac foci associated with increased risk for fetal trisomy 21 or not? J Ultrasound Med 2009(Dec);28(12):1639-43 [PMID 19933476]

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Kaandorp SP, Goddijn M, van der Post JA, et al: Aspirin plus heparin or aspirin alone in women with recurrent miscarriage, N Engl J Med 2010 (Apr);362(17):1586-96 [PMID 20335572]

Bidet M, Bellanné-Chantelot C, Galand-Portier M-B, et al: Fertility in women with nonclassical congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to 21-hydroxylase deficiency, J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2010(Mar);95(3):1182-90 [PMID 20080854]

Gerasimova T, Thanasoula MN, Zattas D, et al: Identification and in vitro characterization of follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) receptor variants associated with abnormal ovarian response to FSH, J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2010(Feb);95(2): 529-36 [PMID 20061434]

Imai Y, Kondoh S, Kouzmenko A, Kato S: Minireview: Osteoprotective action of estrogen is mediated by osteoclastic estrogen receptor-a, Mol Endocrinol 2010(May);24(5):877-85 [PMID 19910454]

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Adams JS and Hewison M: Update in vitamin D, J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2010(Feb);95(2):471-8 [PMID 20133466]

Cooper TG, Noonan E, von Eckardstein S, et al: World Health Organization reference values for human semen characteristics, Hum Reprod Update 2010(May);16(3):231-45 [PMID 19934213]

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