The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Inc.
2010 Maintenance of Certification
Part II - Annual Board Certification
General Obstetrics and Gynecology
January 2011 Reading Assignment List


Management of endometriosis. Practice bulletin No. 114. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Obstet Gynecol 2010;116(1):223-36. [PMID: 20567196]

Nygaard I. Clinical practice. Idiopathic urgency urinary incontinence. N Engl J Med 2010;363(12):1156-62. [PMID: 20843250]

Nick AM, Schmeler KM, Frumovitz MM, Soliman PT, Spannuth WA, Burzawa JK, et al. Risk of thromboembolic disease in patients undergoing laparoscopic gynecologic surgery. Obstet Gynecol 2010;116(4):956-61. [PMID: 20859161]

Lee SC, Kaunitz AM, Sanchez-Ramos L, Rhatigan RM. The oncogenic potential of endometrial polyps: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Obstet Gynecol 2010;116(5):1197-205. [PMID: 20966706]

Timofeev J, Galgano MT, Stoler MH, Lachance JA, Modesitt SC, Jazaeri AA. Appendiceal pathology at the time of oophorectomy for ovarian neoplasms. Obstet Gynecol 2010;116(6):1348-53. [PMID: 21099601]


Rasmussen KM, Abrams B, Bodnar LM, Butte NF, Catalano PM, Maria Siega-Riz A. Recommendations for weight gain during pregnancy in the context of the obesity epidemic. Obstet Gynecol 2010;116(5):1191-5. [PMID: 20966705]

Chauhan SP, Scardo JA, Hayes E, Abuhamad AZ, Berghella V. Twins: prevalence, problems, and preterm births. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2010;203(4):305-15. [PMID: 20728073]

Alanis MC, Villers MS, Law TL, Steadman EM, Robinson CJ. Complications of cesarean delivery in the massively obese parturient. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2010;203(3):271.e1,271.e7. [PMID: 20678746]

Niebyl JR. Clinical practice. Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy. N Engl J Med 2010;363(16):1544-50. [PMID: 20942670]

Management of intrapartum fetal heart rate tracings. Practice bulletin No. 116. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Obstet Gynecol 2010;116(5):1232-40. [PMID: 20966730]

Office Practice (incl. Cross Content & Primary Care)

Berrington de Gonzalez A, Hartge P, Cerhan JR, Flint AJ, Hannan L, MacInnis RJ, et al. Body-mass index and mortality among 1.46 million white adults. N Engl J Med 2010;363(23):2211-9. [PMID: 21121834]

Westhoff CL, Torgal AH, Mayeda ER, Stanczyk FZ, Lerner JP, Benn EK, et al. Ovarian suppression in normal-weight and obese women during oral contraceptive use: a randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol 2010;116(2 Pt 1):275-83. [PMID: 20664386]

Pearlman MD, Griffin JL. Benign breast disease. Obstet Gynecol 2010;116(3):747-58. [PMID: 20733462]

Foster DC, Kotok MB, Huang LS, Watts A, Oakes D, Howard FM, et al. Oral desipramine and topical lidocaine for vulvodynia: a randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol 2010;116(3):583-93. [PMID: 20733439]

Chlebowski RT, Anderson GL, Gass M, Lane DS, Aragaki AK, Kuller LH, et al. Estrogen plus progestin and breast cancer incidence and mortality in postmenopausal women. WHI Investigators. JAMA 2010;304(15):1684-92. [PMID: 20959578].

Gynecologic Oncology

Vergote I, Trope CG, Amant F, Kristensen GB, Ehlen T, Johnson N, et al. Neoadjuvant chemotherapy or primary surgery in stage IIIC or IV ovarian cancer. European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer-Gynaecological Cancer Group; NCIC Clinical Trials Group. N Engl J Med 2010;363(10):943-53. [PMID: 20818904]

Rustin GJ, van der Burg ME, Griffin CL, Guthrie D, Lamont A, Jayson GC, et al. Early versus delayed treatment of relapsed ovarian cancer (MRC OV05/EORTC 55955): a randomised trial. MRC OV05; EORTC 55955 investigators. Lancet 2010;376(9747):1155-63. [PMID: 20888993]

Pujade-Lauraine E, Wagner U, Aavall-Lundqvist E, Gebski V, Heywood M, Vasey PA, et al. Pegylated liposomal Doxorubicin and Carboplatin compared with Paclitaxel and Carboplatin for patients with platinum-sensitive ovarian cancer in late relapse. J Clin Oncol 2010;28(20):3323-9. [PMID: 20498395]

Khorana AA, Streiff MB, Farge D, Mandala M, Debourdeau P, Cajfinger F, et al. Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis and treatment in cancer: a consensus statement of major guidelines panels and call to action. J Clin Oncol 2009;27(29):4919-26. [PMID: 19720907]

Hogberg T, Signorelli M, de Oliveira CF, Fossati R, Lissoni AA, Sorbe B, et al. Sequential adjuvant chemotherapy and radiotherapy in endometrial cancer—results from two randomised studies. Eur J Cancer 2010;46(13):2422-31. [PMID: 20619634] Request this article.

Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Feero WG, Guttmacher AE, Collins FS. Genomic medicine—an updated primer. N Engl J Med 2010;362(21):2001-11. [PMID: 20505179]

Dickinson JE, Sharpe J, Warner TM, Nathan EA, D'Orsogna L. Childhood cardiac function after severe maternal red cell isoimmunization. Obstet Gynecol 2010;116(4):851-7. [PMID: 20859148]

Wing DA, Szychowski J, Owen J, Hankins G, Iams JD, Sheffield JS, et al. Gestational age at previous preterm birth does not affect cerclage efficacy. Vaginal Ultrasound Trial Consortium. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2010;203(4):377.e1,377.e4. [PMID: 20579957]

Speiser PW, Azziz R, Baskin LS, Ghizzoni L, Hensle TW, Merke DP, et al. Congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to steroid 21-hydroxylase deficiency: an Endocrine Society clinical practice guideline. Endocrine Society. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2010;95(9):4133-60. [PMID: 20823466]

Contro E, Fratelli N, Okoye B, Papageorghiou A, Thilaganathan B, Bhide A. Prenatal ultrasound in the prediction of bowel obstruction in infants with gastroschisis. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2010;35(6):702-7. [PMID: 20069663]

Dagklis T, Defigueiredo D, Staboulidou I, Casagrandi D, Nicolaides KH. Isolated single umbilical artery and fetal karyotype. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2010;36(3):291-5. [PMID: 20549772]

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Bosch E, Labarta E, Crespo J, Simon C, Remohi J, Jenkins J, et al. Circulating progesterone levels and ongoing pregnancy rates in controlled ovarian stimulation cycles for in vitro fertilization: analysis of over 4000 cycles. Hum Reprod 2010;25(8):2092-100. [PMID: 20539042]

Cobo A, Meseguer M, Remohi J, Pellicer A. Use of cryo-banked oocytes in an ovum donation programme: a prospective, randomized, controlled, clinical trial. Hum Reprod 2010;25(9):2239-46. [PMID: 20591872]

Johnson BD, Dwyer KM, Stanczyk FZ, Bittner V, Berga SL, Braunstein GD, et al. The relationship of menopausal status and rapid menopausal transition with carotid intima-media thickness progression in women: a report from the Los Angeles Atherosclerosis Study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2010;95(9):4432-40. [PMID: 20554714]

Kallen B, Finnstrom O, Lindam A, Nilsson E, Nygren KG, Olausson PO. Blastocyst versus cleavage stage transfer in in vitro fertilization: differences in neonatal outcome? Fertil Steril 2010;94(5):1680-3. [PMID: 20137785]

Pinborg A, Loft A, Aaris Henningsen AK, Rasmussen S, Andersen AN. Infant outcome of 957 singletons born after frozen embryo replacement: the Danish National Cohort Study 1995-2006. Fertil Steril 2010;94(4):1320-7. [PMID: 19647236]

Reindollar RH, Regan MM, Neumann PJ, Levine BS, Thornton KL, Alper MM, et al. A randomized clinical trial to evaluate optimal treatment for unexplained infertility: the fast track and standard treatment (FASTT) trial. Fertil Steril 2010;94(3):888-99. [PMID: 19531445]

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