American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from ACOG, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

 

 

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Women with preeclampsia develop cerebrovascular disease risk factors

May 10, 2018
Women with preeclampsia during pregnancy may be more likely to develop risk factors for cerebrovascular disease, according to findings presented at…

Elagolix reduced fatigue in patients with endometriosis

May 9, 2018
Patients with moderate-to-severe endometriosis and received elagolix had fewer fatigue symptoms according to findings presented at the American…
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Hospital readmission after cesarean linked to extended operative time

May 8, 2018
Hospital readmission due to infection after cesarean delivery was linked to maternal age, BMI, operative time and membrane intactness, according to…
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Liletta remains safe, effective for pregnancy prevention after 5 years

May 4, 2018
Liletta 52 mg intrauterine device continues to safely and effectively prevent pregnancies 5 years after successful placement, according to findings…
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Women unlikely to adhere to screening guidelines after HPV vaccination

May 18, 2017
Women who have received the HPV vaccination were less likely to adhere to cervical cancer screening guidelines, suggesting an unintended consequence…
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Uterine anomalies associated with hypertensive disorders during pregnancy

May 12, 2017
Pregnant women with a uterine anomaly were more likely to have a hypertensive disorder than those without a uterine anomaly, according to data…
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Hormonal contraceptives do not increase recurrence of breast cancer, mortality

May 12, 2017
Breast cancer survivors who used hormonal contraception did not have an increased risk for recurrence or mortality compared with those who did not…
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HIV testing lacking in pregnant women

June 9, 2016
Testing for HIV during pregnancy is "grossly underperformed," according to preliminary data presented at the Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting…
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Half of pregnancy-related death from obstetric hemorrhage preventable

June 9, 2016
Researchers found that many cases of pregnancy-related mortality from hemorrhage were potentially preventable, according to data presented at the…
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SSRIs associated with increased risk of low Apgar scores

June 8, 2016
Researchers found that selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors were associated with a risk of Apgar scores less than 7, according to data presented…