The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Inc.
2011 Maintenance of Certification
Part II - Annual Board Certification
General Obstetrics and Gynecology
April 2011 Reading Assignment List


Barakat, E. E., Bedaiwy, M. A., Zimberg, S., Nutter, B., Nosseir, M., & Falcone, T. Robotic-assisted, laparoscopic, and abdominal myomectomy: A comparison of surgical outcomes. Obstet Gynecol 2011;117(2 Pt 1):256-265. [PMID: 21252737]

Laughlin SK, Stewart EA Uterine leiomyomas: individualizing the approach to a heterogeneous condition. Obstet Gynecol 2011;117(2 Pt 1):396-403. [PMID: 21252757]

Lurain JR. Gestational trophoblastic disease I: epidemiology, pathology, clinical presentation and diagnosis of gestational trophoblastic disease, and management of hydatidiform mole. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2010;203(6):531-9. [PMID: 20728069]

Rogo-Gupta LJ, Lewin SN, Kim JH, Burke WM, Sun X, Herzog TJ, et al. The effect of surgeon volume on outcomes and resource use for vaginal hysterectomy. Obstet Gynecol 2010;116(6):1341-7. [PMID: 21099600]

Withagen MI, Milani AL, den Boon J, Vervest HA, Vierhout ME. Trocar-guided mesh compared with conventional vaginal repair in recurrent prolapse: a randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol 2011;117(2 Pt 1):242-50. [PMID: 21252735]


Barton JR, Barton LA, Istwan NB, Desch CN, Rhea DJ, Stanziano GJ, et al. Elective delivery at 340/7 to 366/7 weeks' gestation and its impact on neonatal outcomes in women with stable mild gestational hypertension. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2011;204(1):44.e1,44.e5. [PMID: 20934682]

D, Kettinger L, Uduhiri K, Hurt L. Alcohol consumption during pregnancy: prevalence and provider assessment. Obstet Gynecol 2011;117(2 Pt 1):212-7. [PMID: 21252732]

Hawkins JL, Chang J, Palmer SK, Gibbs CP, Callaghan WM. Anesthesia-related maternal mortality in the United States: 1979-2002. Obstet Gynecol 2011;117(1):69-74. [PMID: 21173646]

Kayem G, Kurinczuk JJ, Alfirevic Z, Spark P, Brocklehurst P, Knight M. Uterine compression sutures for the management of severe postpartum hemorrhage. U.K. Obstetric Surveillance System (UKOSS). Obstet Gynecol 2011;117(11):14-20. [PMID: 21213474]

Petrozella LN, Dashe JS, McIntire DD, Leveno KJ.Clinical significance of borderline amniotic fluid index and oligohydramnios in preterm pregnancy. Obstet Gynecol 2011;117(2 Pt 1):338-42. [PMID: 21252747]

Office Practice (incl. Cross Content & Primary Care)

Clark TJ, Samuel N, Malick S, Middleton LJ, Daniels J, Gupta JK. Bipolar radiofrequency compared with thermal balloon endometrial ablation in the office: a randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol 2011;117(1):109-18. [PMID: 21173651]

Griffin JL, Pearlman MD. Breast cancer screening in women at average risk and high risk. Obstet Gynecol 2010;116(6):1410-21. [PMID: 21099612]

Lambert LC, Fauci AS. Influenza vaccines for the future.. N Engl J Med 363(21):2036-44. [PMID: 21083388]

Moscicki AB, Ma Y, Wibbelsman C, Darragh TM, Powers A, Farhat S, et al. Rate of and risks for regression of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia 2 in adolescents and young women. Obstet Gynecol 2010;116(6):1373-80. [PMID: 21099605]

Schnatz PF, Marakovits KA, O'Sullivan DM. The association of breast arterial calcification and coronary heart disease. Obstet Gynecol 2011;117(2 Pt 1):233-41 [PMID: 21252734].

Gynecologic Oncology

Aletti GD, Eisenhauer EL, Santillan A, Axtell A, Aletti G, Holschneider C, et al. Identification of patient groups at highest risk from traditional approach to ovarian cancer treatment. Gynecologic Oncology 2011;120(1):23-8. [PMID: 20933255]

Murray BW, Huerta S, Dineen S, Anthony T. Surgical site infection in colorectal surgery: a review of the nonpharmacologic tools of prevention. J Am Coll Surg 2010;211(6):812-22. [PMID: 20980173]

Schorge JO, Modesitt SC, Coleman RL, Cohn DE, Kauff ND, Duska LR, et al. SGO White Paper on ovarian cancer: etiology, screening and surveillance. Gynecol Oncol 2010;119(1):7-17. [PMID: 20692025]

Small W,Jr, Mell LK, Anderson P, Creutzberg C, De Los Santos J, Gaffney D, et al. Consensus guidelines for delineation of clinical target volume for intensity-modulated pelvic radiotherapy in postoperative treatment of endometrial and cervical cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2008;71(2):428-34. [PMID: 18037584]

Yap TA, Carden CP, Kaye SB. . Beyond chemotherapy: targeted therapies in ovarian cancer. . Nat Rev Cancer 2009;9(3):167-81. [PMID: 19238149]

Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Antiphospholipid syndrome. Practice Bulletin No. 118. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Obstet Gynecol 2011;117(1):192-9. [PMID: 21173671]

Branch DW, Gibson M, Silver RM. Clinical practice. Recurrent miscarriage. N Engl J Med 2010;363(18):1740-7. [PMID: 20979474]

Ferres MA, Olivarez SA, Trinh V, Davidson C, Sangi-Haghpeykar H, Aagaard-Tillery KM. Rate of wound complications with enoxaparin use among women at high risk for postpartum thrombosis. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2011;117(1):119-24. [PMID: 21173652]

Jobe AH. "Miracle" extremely low birth weight neonates: examples of developmental plasticity.. Obstet Gynecol 2010;116(5):1184-90. [PMID: 20966704]

Murphy-Kaulbeck L, Dodds L, Joseph KS, Van den Hof M. Single umbilical artery risk factors and pregnancy outcomes. . Obstet Gynecol 2010;116(4):843-50. [PMID: 20859147]

Thorson HL, Ramaeker DM, Emery SP. Optimal interval for ultrasound surveillance in monochorionic twin gestations. Obstet Gynecol 2011;117(1):131-5. [PMID: 21173654]

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Caronia LM, Martin C, Welt CK, Sykiotis GP, Quinton R, Thambundit A, et al. A genetic basis for functional hypothalamic amenorrhea. N Engl J Med 2011;364(3):215-25. [PMID: 21247312]p>

Dain L, Auslander R, Dirnfeld M. The effect of paternal age on assisted reproduction outcome. Fertil Steril 2011;95(1):1-8. [PMID: 20932518]

Kocoska-Maras L, Zethraeus N, Radestad AF, Ellingsen T, von Schoultz B, Johannesson M, et al. A randomized trial of the effect of testosterone and estrogen on verbal fluency, verbal memory, and spatial ability in healthy postmenopausal women. Fertil Steril. 2011;95(1):152-7. [PMID: 20667535]

Luke B, Brown MB, Stern JE, Missmer SA, Fujimoto VY, Leach R. Female obesity adversely affects assisted reproductive technology (ART) pregnancy and live birth rates.SART Writing Group. Hum Reprod 2011;26(1):245-52. [PMID: 21071489] Request this article.

Michalakis KG, Segars JH.. The role of adiponectin in reproduction: from polycystic ovary syndrome to assisted reproduction. Fertil Steril 2010;94(6):1949-57. [PMID: 20561616]

Tokushige N, Markham R, Crossett B, Ahn SB, Nelaturi VL, Khan A, et al. Discovery of a novel biomarker in the urine in women with endometriosis.. Fertil Steril 2011;95(1):46-9. [PMID: 21168580]

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