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The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Inc.
2016 Maintenance of Certification
Part II - Annual Board Certification
General Obstetrics and Gynecology
January 2016 Reading Assignment List
Ashwal E, Hiersch L, Krissi H, Eitan R, Less S, Wiznitzer A, et al. Characteristics and management of ovarian torsion in premenarchal compared with postmenarchal patients. Obstet Gynecol. 2015;126:514-20.
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Endometrial intraepithelial neoplasia. Committee Opinion No. 631. Obstet Gynecol. 2015;125:1272-8.
Hopkins MR, Laughlin-Tommaso SK, Wall DJ, Breitkopf DM, Creedon DJ, El-Nashar SA, et al. Hysterosalpingography after radiofrequency endometrial ablation and hysteroscopic sterilization as a concomitant procedure. Obstet Gynecol. 2015;126:628-34.
Brunham RC, Gottlieb SL, Paavonen J. Pelvic inflammatory disease. N Engl J Med. 2015;372:2039-48.
Fairchild PS, Kamdar NS, Berger MB, Morgan DM. Rates of colpopexy and colporrhaphy at the time of hysterectomy for prolapse. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2015; DOI: S0002-9378(15)01001-7 [pii].
Late addition! Petersen EE, Staples JE, Meaney-Delman D, et al. Interim guidelines for pregnant women during a Zika virus outbreak - United States, 2016. Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2016;65(2):30-3.
Manning JB, Tolcher MC, Chandraharan E, Rose CH. Delivery of an impacted fetal head during Cesarean: a literature review and proposed management algorithm. Obstet Gynecol Surv. 2015;70:719-24.
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Obesity in pregnancy. Practice Bulletin No 156. Obstet Gynecol. 2015;126:e112-26.
Cunningham FG, Nelson DB. Disseminated Intravascular coagulation syndromes in obstetrics. Obstet Gynecol. 2015;126:999-1011.
Morris JM, Roberts CL, Bowen JR, Patterson JA, Bond DM, Algert CS, et al. Immediate delivery compared with expectant management after preterm pre-labour rupture of the membranes close to term (PPROMT trial): a randomised controlled trial. PPROMT Collaboration. Lancet. 2015; DOI: S0140-6736(15)00724-2.
Bauer ME, Lorenz RP, Bauer ST, Rao K, Anderson FW. Maternal deaths due to sepsis in the state of Michigan, 1999-2006. Obstet Gynecol. 2015;126:747-52.
Kavanaugh ML, Jerman J, Finer LB. Changes in use of long-acting reversible contraceptive methods among U.S. women, 2009-2012. Obstet Gynecol. 2015;126:917-27.
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Dual therapy for gonococcal infections. Committee Opinion No. 645. Obstet Gynecol. 2015;126:e95-9.
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Urinary incontinence in women. Practice Bulletin No. 155. Obstet Gynecol. 2015;126:e66-81.
Ethics Committee of American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Access to fertility treatment by gays, lesbians, and unmarried persons: a committee opinion. Fertil Steril. 2013;100:1524-7.
DiVasta AD, Feldman HA, Sadler Gallagher J, Stokes NA, Laufer MR, Hornstein MD, et al. Hormonal add-back therapy for females treated with gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist for endometriosis: a randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol. 2015;126:617-27.
Female Pelvic Medicine Reconstructive Surgery
Fritel X, de Tayrac R, Bader G, Savary D, Gueye A, Deffieux X, et al. Preventing urinary incontinence with supervised prenatal pelvic floor exercises: a randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol. 2015;126:370-7.
Reynolds WS, McPheeters M, Blume J, Surawicz T, Worley K, Wang L, et al. Comparative effectiveness of anticholinergic therapy for overactive bladder in women: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Obstet Gynecol. 2015;125:1423-32.
Memon HU, Blomquist JL, Dietz HP, Pierce CB, Weinstein MM, Handa VL. Comparison of levator ani muscle avulsion injury after forceps-assisted and vacuum-assisted vaginal childbirth. Obstet Gynecol. 2015;125:1080-7.
Foxman B, Cronenwett AE, Spino C, Berger MB, Morgan DM. Cranberry juice capsules and urinary tract infection after surgery: results of a randomized trial. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2015;213:194.e1-8.
Miller JM, Low LK, Zielinski R, Smith AR, DeLancey JO, Brandon C. Evaluating maternal recovery from labor and delivery: bone and levator ani injuries. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2015;213:188.e1-11.
Lee JK, Rosamilia A, Dwyer PL, Lim YN, Muller R. Randomized trial of a single incision versus an outside-in transobturator midurethral sling in women with stress urinary incontinence: 12 month results. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2015;213:35.e1-9.
Ferriss JS, Java JJ, Bookman MA, Fleming GF, Monk BJ, Walker JL, et al. Ascites predicts treatment benefit of bevacizumab in front-line therapy of advanced epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube and peritoneal cancers: an NRG Oncology/GOG study. Gynecol Oncol. 2015;139:17-22.
Konstantinopoulos PA, Ceccaldi R, Shapiro GI, D'Andrea AD. Homologous recombination deficiency: exploiting the fundamental vulnerability of ovarian cancer. Cancer Discov. 2015;5:1137-54.
Beesley VL, Rowlands IJ, Hayes SC, Janda M, O'Rourke P, Marquart L, et al. Incidence, risk factors and estimates of a woman's risk of developing secondary lower limb lymphedema and lymphedema-specific supportive care needs in women treated for endometrial cancer. Australian National Endometrial Cancer Study Group.. Gynecol Oncol. 2015;136:87-93.
Oza AM, Cook AD, Pfisterer J, Embleton A, Ledermann JA, Pujade-Lauraine E, et al. Standard chemotherapy with or without bevacizumab for women with newly diagnosed ovarian cancer (ICON7): overall survival results of a phase 3 randomised trial. ICON7 trial investigators. Lancet Oncol. 2015;16:928-36.
Kehoe S, Hook J, Nankivell M, Jayson GC, Kitchener H, Lopes T, et al. Primary chemotherapy versus primary surgery for newly diagnosed advanced ovarian cancer (CHORUS): an open-label, randomised, controlled, non-inferiority trial. Lancet. 2015;386:249-57.
Metcalfe K, Lynch HT, Foulkes WD, Tung N, Kim-Sing C, Olopade OI, et al. Effect of oophorectomy on survival after breast cancer in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers. JAMA Oncol. 2015;1:306-13.
Demetri GD, von Mehren M, Jones RL, Hensley ML, Schuetze SM, Staddon A, et al. Efficacy and safety of Trabectedin or Dacarbazine for metastatic liposarcoma or leiomyosarcoma after failure of conventional chemotherapy: results of a phase III randomized multicenter clinical trial. J Clin Oncol. 2015; DOI: JCO.2015.62.4734 [pii].
Maternal Fetal Medicine
Fung WL, Butcher NJ, Costain G, Andrade DM, Boot E, Chow EW, et al. Practical guidelines for managing adults with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome. Genet Med. 2015;17:599-609.
Yaron Y, Jani J, Schmid M, Oepkes D. Current status of testing for microdeletion syndromes and rare autosomal trisomies using cell-free DNA technology. Obstet Gynecol. 2015;126:1095-9.
Stoll BJ, Hansen NI, Bell EF, Walsh MC, Carlo WA, Shankaran S, et al. Trends in care practices, morbidity, and mortality of extremely preterm neonates, 1993-2012. Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. JAMA. 2015;314:1039-51.
Soll RF. Progress in the care of extremely preterm infants [editorial]. JAMA. 2015;314:1007-8.
van Hagen IM, Roos-Hesselink JW, Ruys TP, Merz WM, Goland S, Gabriel H, et al. Pregnancy in women with a mechanical heart valve: data of the European Society of Cardiology Registry of Pregnancy and Cardiac Disease (ROPAC). ROPAC Investigators and the EURObservational Research Programme (EORP) Team. Circulation. 2015;132:132-42.
Thompson JL, Kuklina EV, Bateman BT, Callaghan WM, James AH, Grotegut CA. Medical and obstetric outcomes among pregnant women with congenital heart disease. Obstet Gynecol. 2015;126:346-54.
Belfort MA, Saade GR, Thom E, Blackwell SC, Reddy UM, Thorp JM Jr, et al. A randomized trial of intrapartum fetal ECG ST-segment analysis. Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network. N Engl J Med. 2015;373:632-41.
Maternal Fetal Medicine, Ultrasound
Marshall J, Salemi JL, Tanner JP, Ramakrishnan R, Feldkamp ML, Marengo LK, et al. Prevalence, correlates, and outcomes of omphalocele in the United States, 1995-2005. National Birth Defects Prevention Network. Obstet Gynecol. 2015;126:284-93.
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Kim TH, Yoo JY, Wang Z, Lydon JP, Khatri S, Hawkins SM, et al. ARID1A is essential for endometrial function during early pregnancy. PLoS Genet. 2015;11:e1005537.
Traver S, Scalici E, Mullet T, Molinari N, Vincens C, Anahory T, et al.. Cell-free DNA in human follicular microenvironment: new prognostic biomarker to predict in vitro fertilization outcomes. PLoS One. 2015;10:e0136172.
Rombauts L, McMaster R, Motteram C, Fernando S. Risk of ectopic pregnancy is linked to endometrial thickness in a retrospective cohort study of 8120 assisted reproduction technology cycles. Hum Reprod. 2015;30:2846-52.
Abbara A, Jayasena CN, Christopoulos G, Narayanaswamy S, Izzi-Engbeaya C, Nijher GM, et al. Efficacy of Kisspeptin-54 to trigger oocyte maturation in women at high risk of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) during in vitro fertilization (IVF) therapy. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2015;100:3322-31.
Diamond MP, Legro RS, Coutifaris C, Alvero R, Robinson RD, Casson P, et al. Letrozole, Gonadotropin, or Clomiphene for unexplained infertility. NICHD Reproductive Medicine Network. N Engl J Med. 2015;373:1230-40.
Fragouli E, Spath K, Alfarawati S, Kaper F, Craig A, Michel CE, et al. Altered levels of mitochondrial DNA are associated with female age, aneuploidy, and provide an independent measure of embryonic implantation potential. PLoS Genet. 2015;11:e1005241.
Pritts EA, Vanness DJ, Berek JS, Parker W, Feinberg R, Feinberg J, et al. The prevalence of occult leiomyosarcoma at surgery for presumed uterine fibroids: a meta-analysis. Gynecol Surg. 2015;12:165-77.
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