The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Inc.
2011 Maintenance of Certification – Part II - Annual Board Certification
General Obstetrics and Gynecology
January 2012 Reading Assignment List


Kroft J, Selk A. Energy-based vessel sealing in vaginal hysterectomy: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Obstet Gynecol 2011;118(5):1127-36. PMID: 22015881.

Nurmohamed L, Moretti ME, Schechter T, Einarson A, Johnson D, Lavigne SV, et al. Outcome following high-dose methotrexate in pregnancies misdiagnosed as ectopic. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2011;205(6):533.e1-533.e3. PMID: 21907957.

Hsu AL, Sinaii N, Segars J, Nieman LK, Stratton P. Relating pelvic pain location to surgical findings of endometriosis. Obstet Gynecol 2011;118(2 Pt 1):223-30. PMID: 21775836.

Novetsky AP, Boyd LR, Curtin JP. Trends in bilateral oophorectomy at the time of hysterectomy for benign disease. Obstet Gynecol 2011;118(6):1280-6. PMID: 22105256.

Rahn DD, Mamik MM, Sanses TV, Matteson KA, Aschkenazi SO, Washington BB, et al. Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in gynecologic surgery: a systematic review. Society of Gynecologic Surgeons Systematic Review Group. Obstet Gynecol 2011;118(5):1111-25. PMID: 22015880.


Bleich AT, Villano KS, Lo JY, Alexander JM, McIntire DD, Leveno KJ. Oral misoprostol for labor augmentation: a randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol 2011;118(6):1255-60. PMID: 22105254.

Landon MB, Gabbe SG. Gestational diabetes mellitus. Obstet Gynecol 2011;118(6):1379-93. PMID: 22105269.

Hua M, Odibo AO, Longman RE, Macones GA, Roehl KA, Cahill AG. Congenital uterine anomalies and adverse pregnancy outcomes. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2011;205(6):558.e1-558.e5. PMID: 21907963.

Pacheco LD, Saade GR, Gei AF, Hankins GD. Cutting-edge advances in the medical management of obstetrical hemorrhage. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2011;205(6):526-32. PMID: 21816382.

Roeder HA, Kuller JA, Barker PC, James AH. Maternal valvular heart disease in pregnancy. Obstet Gynecol Surv 2011;66(9):561-71. PMID: 22088233.

Office Practice

Jena AB, Seabury S, Lakdawalla D, Chandra A. Malpractice risk according to physician specialty. N Engl J Med 2011;365(7):629-36. PMID: 21848463.

Warner E. Clinical practice. Breast-cancer screening. N Engl J Med 2011;365(11):1025-32. PMID: 21916640.

Linden JA. Clinical practice. Care of the adult patient after sexual assault. N Engl J Med 2011;365(9):834-41. PMID: 21879901.

Peipert JF, Zhao Q, Allsworth JE, Petrosky E, Madden T, Eisenberg D, et al. Continuation and satisfaction of reversible contraception. Obstet Gynecol 2011;117(5):1105-13. PMID: 21508749.

Lee JW, Berkowitz Z, Saraiya M. Low-risk human papillomavirus testing and other nonrecommended human papillomavirus testing practices among U.S. health care providers. Obstet Gynecol 2011;118(1):4-13. PMID: 21691157.

Genetics, Ethics, Safety and Communication

Rosenstein AH. Managing disruptive behaviors in the health care setting: focus on obstetrics services. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2011;204(3):187-92. PMID: 21183152.

Gynecologic Oncology

Creutzberg CL, Nout RA, Lybeert ML, Warlam-Rodenhuis CC, Jobsen JJ, Mens JW, et al. Fifteen-year radiotherapy outcomes of the randomized PORTEC-1 trial for endometrial carcinoma. PORTEC Study Group. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2011;81(4):e631-8. PMID: 21640520. Request this article.

Kindelberger DW, Lee Y, Miron A, Hirsch MS, Feltmate C, Medeiros F, et al. Intraepithelial carcinoma of the fimbria and pelvic serous carcinoma: Evidence for a causal relationship. Am J Surg Pathol 2007;31(2):161-9. PMID: 17255760.

Bonadona V, Bonaiti B, Olschwang S, Grandjouan S, Huiart L, Longy M, et al. Cancer risks associated with germline mutations in MLH1, MSH2, and MSH6 genes in Lynch syndrome. French Cancer Genetics Network. JAMA 2011;305(22):2304-10. PMID: 21642682.

Katki HA, Kinney WK, Fetterman B, Lorey T, Poitras NE, Cheung L, et al. Cervical cancer risk for women undergoing concurrent testing for human papillomavirus and cervical cytology: a population-based study in routine clinical practice. Lancet Oncol 2011;12(7):663-72. PMID: 21684207.

Lurain JR. Gestational trophoblastic disease II: classification and management of gestational trophoblastic neoplasia. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2011;204(1):11-8. PMID: 20739008.

Maternal Fetal Medicine

Sibai BM. Evaluation and management of severe preeclampsia before 34 weeks' gestation. Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Publications Committee. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2011;205(3):191-8. PMID: 22071049.

Feldman B, Yinon Y, Tepperberg Oikawa M, Yoeli R, Schiff E, Lipitz S. Pregestational, periconceptional, and gestational primary maternal cytomegalovirus infection: prenatal diagnosis in 508 pregnancies. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2011;205(4):342.e1-342.e6. PMID: 21741614.

Lim AC, Schuit E, Bloemenkamp K, Bernardus RE, Duvekot JJ, Erwich JJ, et al. 17alpha-Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate for the Prevention of Adverse Neonatal Outcome in Multiple Pregnancies: a Randomized Controlled Trial. Obstet Gynecol 2011;118(3):513-20. PMID: 21860279.

Roth C, Magnus P, Schjolberg S, Stoltenberg C, Suren P, McKeague IW, et al. Folic acid supplements in pregnancy and severe language delay in children. JAMA 2011;306(14):1566-73. PMID: 21990300.

Mogra R, Zidere V, Allan LD. Prenatally detectable congenital heart defects in fetuses with Down syndrome. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2011;38(3):320-4. PMID: 21360623.

Werner EF, Han CS, Pettker CM, Buhimschi CS, Copel JA, Funai EF, et al. Universal cervical-length screening to prevent preterm birth: a cost-effectiveness analysis. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2011;38(1):32-7. PMID: 21157771.

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Broer SL, Eijkemans MJ, Scheffer GJ, van Rooij IA, de Vet A, Themmen AP, et al. Anti-mullerian hormone predicts menopause: a long-term follow-up study in normoovulatory women. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2011;96(8):2532-9. PMID: 21613357.

Del Mastro L, Boni L, Michelotti A, Gamucci T, Olmeo N, Gori S, et al. Effect of the gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogue triptorelin on the occurrence of chemotherapy-induced early menopause in premenopausal women with breast cancer: a randomized trial. JAMA 2011;306(3):269-76. PMID: 21771987.

Kyrou D, Fatemi HM, Zepiridis L, Riva A, Papanikolaou EG, Tarlatzis BC, et al. Does cessation of progesterone supplementation during early pregnancy in patients treated with recFSH/GnRH antagonist affect ongoing pregnancy rates? A randomized controlled trial. Hum Reprod 2011;26(5):1020-4. PMID: 21296803. Request this article.

Chou SH, Chamberland JP, Liu X, Matarese G, Gao C, Stefanakis R, et al. Leptin is an effective treatment for hypothalamic amenorrhea. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2011;108(16):6585-90. PMID: 21464293.

van Leeuwen FE, Klip H, Mooij TM, van de Swaluw AM, Lambalk CB, Kortman M, et al. Risk of borderline and invasive ovarian tumours after ovarian stimulation for in vitro fertilization in a large Dutch cohort. Hum Reprod 2011;26(12):3456-65. PMID: 22031719.

Fujimoto VY, Luke B, Brown MB, Jain T, Armstrong A, Grainger DA, et al. Racial and ethnic disparities in assisted reproductive technology outcomes in the United States. Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology Writing Group. Fertil Steril 2010;93(2):382-90. PMID: 19081561.

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