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


Vitonis AF, Titus-Ernstoff L, Cramer DW. Assessing ovarian cancer riskwhen considering elective oophorectomy at the time of hysterectomy. Obstet Gynecol 2011;117(5):1042-50. PMID: 21471855

The role of the obstetrician-gynecologist in the early detection of epithelial ovarian cancer. Committee Opinion No. 477. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Obstet Gynecol 2011;117(3):742-6. PMID: 21343791

Heikinheimo O, Lehtovirta P, Aho I, Ristola M, Paavonen J. The levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system in human immunodeficiencyvirus-infected women: a 5-year follow-up study. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2011;204(2):126.e1,126.e4. PMID: 21035781

Creanga AA, Shapiro-Mendoza CK, Bish CL, Zane S, Berg CJ, Callaghan WM. Trends in ectopic pregnancy mortality in the United States: 1980-2007. Obstet Gynecol 2011;117(4):837-43. PMID: 21422853

Lamvu G. Role of hysterectomy in the treatment of chronic pelvic pain. Obstet Gynecol 2011;117(5):1175-8. PMID: 21508759


Hoffman MK, Bailit JL, Branch DW, Burkman RT, Van Veldhusien P, Lu L, et al. A comparison of obstetric maneuvers for the acute management ofshoulder dystocia. The Consortium on Safe Labor. Obstet Gynecol 2011;117(6):1272-8. PMID: 21555962

Paxton A, Wardlaw T. Are we making progress in maternal mortality? N Engl J Med 2011;364(21):1990-3. PMID: 21612467

Yonkers KA, Vigod S, Ross LE. Diagnosis, pathophysiology, andmanagement of mood disorders in pregnant and postpartum women. Obstet Gynecol 2011;117(4):961-77. PMID: 21422871

Ortega R, Hansen CJ, Elterman K, Woo A. Videos in clinical medicine. Pulse oximetry. N Engl J Med 2011;364(16):e33. PMID: 21506738

Use of prophylactic antibiotics in labor and delivery. Practice Bulletin No. 120. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Obstet Gynecol 2011;117(6):1472-83. PMID: 21606770

Office Practice

Female sexual dysfunction. Practice Bulletin No. 119. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Obstet Gynecol 2011;117(4):996-1007. PMID: 21422879

Buys SS, Partridge E, Black A, Johnson CC, Lamerato L, Isaacs C, et al. Effect of screening on ovarian cancer mortality: the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) Cancer Screening Randomized Controlled Trial. PLCO Project Team. JAMA 2011;305(22):2295-303. PMID: 21642681

Liu JH, Zanotti KM. Management of the adnexal mass. Obstet Gynecol 2011;117(6):1413-28. PMID: 21606754

Manson JE, Mayne ST, Clinton SK. Vitamin D and prevention ofcancer—ready for prime time? N Engl J Med 2011;364(15):1385-7. PMID: 21428761

Rosen CJ. Clinical practice. Vitamin D insufficiency. N Engl J Med 2011;364(3):248-54. PMID: 21247315

Slomski A. IOM endorses vitamin D, calcium only for bone health, dispels deficiency claims. JAMA 2011;305(5):453,4, 456. PMID: 21285417

Gynecologic Oncology

Osborne RJ, Filiaci V, Schink JC, Mannel RS, Alvarez Secord A, Kelley JL, et al. Phase III trial of weekly methotrexate or pulsed dactinomycinfor low-risk gestational trophoblastic neoplasia: a gynecologic oncologygroup study. J Clin Oncol 2011;29(7):825-31. PMID: 21263100

Oonk MH, van Hemel BM, Hollema H, de Hullu JA, Ansink AC, Vergote I, et al. Size of sentinel-node metastasis and chances of non-sentinel-node involvement and survival in early stage vulvar cancer: results from GROINSS-V, a multicentre observational study. Lancet Oncol 2010;11(7):646-52. PMID: 20537946

Agnelli G, Becattini C. Acute pulmonary embolism. N Engl J Med 2010;363(3):266-74. PMID: 20592294

Sfakianos GP, Havrilesky LJ. A review of cost-effectiveness studies in ovarian cancer. Cancer Control 2011;18(1):59-64. PMID: 21273981

Cohn DE, Kim KH, Resnick KE, O'Malley DM, Straughn JM, Jr. At what cost does a potential survival advantage of bevacizumab make sense for the primary treatment of ovarian cancer? A cost-effectiveness analysis. J Clin Oncol 2011;29(10):1247-51. PMID: 21383297

Duenas-Gonzalez A, Zarba JJ, Patel F, Alcedo JC, Beslija S, Casanova L, et al. Phase III, open-label, randomized study comparing concurrentgemcitabine plus cisplatin and radiation followed by adjuvant gemcitabine and cisplatin versus concurrent cisplatin and radiation in patients with stage IIB to IVA carcinoma of the cervix. J Clin Oncol 2011;29(13):1678-85. PMID: 21444871

Maternal Fetal Medicine

Adzick NS, Thom EA, Spong CY, Brock JW,3rd, Burrows PK, Johnson MP, et al. A randomized trial of prenatal versus postnatal repair of myelomeningocele. MOMS Investigators. N Engl J Med 2011;364(11):993-1004. PMID: 21306277

Simpson JL, Greene MF. Fetal surgery for myelomeningocele [editorial]? N Engl J Med 2011;364(11):1076-7. PMID: 21306233

Walker DM, Marlow N, Upstone L, Gross H, Hornbuckle J, Vail A, et al. The Growth Restriction Intervention Trial: long-term outcomes in a randomized trial of timing of delivery in fetal growth restriction. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2011;204(1):34.e1,34.e9. PMID: 21056403

Baschat AA, Odibo AO. Timing of delivery in fetal growth restriction and childhood development: some uncertainties remain [editorial]. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2011;204(1):2-3. PMID: 21187193

von Dadelszen P, Payne B, Li J, Ansermino JM, Broughton Pipkin F, Cote AM, et al. Prediction of adverse maternal outcomes in pre-eclampsia: development and validation of the fullPIERS model. PIERS Study Group. Lancet 2011;377(9761):219-27. PMID: 21185591

Sethna F, Tennant PW, Rankin J, C Robson S. Prevalence, natural history, and clinical outcome of mild to moderate ventriculomegaly. Obstet Gynecol 2011;117(4):867-76. PMID: 21422858

Hassan SS, Romero R, Vidyadhari D, Fusey S, Baxter JK, Khandelwal M, et al. Vaginal progesterone reduces the rate of preterm birth in women with a sonographic short cervix: a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. The PREGNANT Trial. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2011;38(1):18-31. PMID: 21472815 Approved for AIUM Credit.

Melchiorre K, Sutherland GR, Liberati M, Bhide A, Thilaganathan B. Prevalence of maternal cardiac defects in women with high-resistance uterine artery Doppler indices. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2011;37(3):310-6. PMID: 20882562 Approved for AIUM Credit.

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

LaCroix AZ, Chlebowski RT, Manson JE, Aragaki AK, Johnson KC, Martin L, et al. Health outcomes after stopping conjugated equine estrogens among postmenopausal women with prior hysterectomy: a randomized controlled trial. WHI Investigators. JAMA 2011;305(13):1305-14. PMID: 21467283

Markopoulos MC, Rizos D, Valsamakis G, Deligeoroglou E, Grigoriou O, Chrousos GP, et al. Hyperandrogenism in women with polycystic ovary syndrome persists after menopause. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2011;96(3):623-31. PMID: 21177795

Negro R, Schwartz A, Gismondi R, Tinelli A, Mangieri T, Stagnaro-Green A. Increased pregnancy loss rate in thyroid antibody negative women with TSH levels between 2.5 and 5.0 in the first trimester of pregnancy. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2010;95(9):E44-8. PMID: 20534758

Ross JL, Quigley CA, Cao D, Feuillan P, Kowal K, Chipman JJ, et al. Growth hormone plus childhood low-dose estrogen in Turner's syndrome. N Engl J Med 2011;364(13):1230-42. PMID: 21449786.

Rossi BV, Berry KF, Hornstein MD, Cramer DW, Ehrlich S, Missmer SA. Effect of alcohol consumption on in vitro fertilization. Obstet Gynecol 2011;117(1):136-42. PMID: 21173655.

Schilcher J, Michaelsson K, Aspenberg P. Bisphosphonate use and atypical fractures of the femoral shaft. N Engl J Med 2011;364(18):1728-37. PMID: 21542743

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