Obstetrics & Gynecology - Green Journal

Obstetrics & Gynecology - Green Journal Obstetrics & Gynecology is the official publication of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Popularly known as "The Green Journal," Obstetrics & Gynecology has been published since 1953.
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Editor-in-Chief: Nancy C. Chescheir, MD
Associate Editor (Gynecology): William W. Hurd, MD, MSc, MPH
Associate Editor (Obstetrics): Dwight J. Rouse, MD, MSPH
Associate Editor (Statistics): Thomas W. Riggs, MD, PhD
Consultant Editor (Web): William C. Dodson, MD

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New Editorial from Dr. Zahn: The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists’ Clinical Content Transformation In...
07/23/2021

New Editorial from Dr. Zahn: The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists’ Clinical Content Transformation Initiative: Time for a Change! Read the Editorial for FREE at http://ow.ly/hmQc50FBnom

New Editorial from Dr. Zahn: The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists’ Clinical Content Transformation Initiative: Time for a Change! Read the Editorial for FREE at http://ow.ly/hmQc50FBnom

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Immunoglobulin G Antibody Screening to Identify Infections ...
07/21/2021

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Immunoglobulin G Antibody Screening to Identify Infections Remote From Delivery Admission. Universal antepartum serologic screening for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) antibodies can aid in properly applying isolation and visitation policies for patients presenting to labor and delivery. Read more for FREE at http://ow.ly/uEGw50FxHEE

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Immunoglobulin G Antibody Screening to Identify Infections Remote From Delivery Admission. Universal antepartum serologic screening for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) antibodies can aid in properly applying isolation and visitation policies for patients presenting to labor and delivery. Read more for FREE at http://ow.ly/uEGw50FxHEE

Association Between Race and Hemoglobin at Delivery or Need for Transfusion When Using Race-Based Definitions for Treatm...
07/20/2021

Association Between Race and Hemoglobin at Delivery or Need for Transfusion When Using Race-Based Definitions for Treatment of Antepartum Anemia. With race-based definitions of antepartum anemia, Black women are at significant increased odds of delivery admission hemoglobin less than 11 g/dL when compared to non-Black women with the same antepartum hemoglobin. Read more at http://ow.ly/SS0u50FxHna

Association Between Race and Hemoglobin at Delivery or Need for Transfusion When Using Race-Based Definitions for Treatment of Antepartum Anemia. With race-based definitions of antepartum anemia, Black women are at significant increased odds of delivery admission hemoglobin less than 11 g/dL when compared to non-Black women with the same antepartum hemoglobin. Read more at http://ow.ly/SS0u50FxHna

Rural, Low-Income, Pregnant Latina Women’s Perspectives on Carrier Screening. Rural, low-income, pregnant Latina women w...
07/19/2021

Rural, Low-Income, Pregnant Latina Women’s Perspectives on Carrier Screening. Rural, low-income, pregnant Latina women were overall in favor of carrier screening for cystic fibrosis, spinal muscular atrophy, and hemoglobinopathies. Explore more at http://ow.ly/MPtr50FxHeS

Rural, Low-Income, Pregnant Latina Women’s Perspectives on Carrier Screening. Rural, low-income, pregnant Latina women were overall in favor of carrier screening for cystic fibrosis, spinal muscular atrophy, and hemoglobinopathies. Explore more at http://ow.ly/MPtr50FxHeS

Reminder: ACOG is accepting applications for the position of Associate Editor, Equity of Obstetrics & Gynecology. Applic...
07/16/2021

Reminder: ACOG is accepting applications for the position of Associate Editor, Equity of Obstetrics & Gynecology. Applications are due on or by August 1, 2021 (http://ow.ly/PnKz50ESh9Q)

Reminder: ACOG is accepting applications for the position of Associate Editor, Equity of Obstetrics & Gynecology. Applications are due on or by August 1, 2021 (http://ow.ly/PnKz50ESh9Q)

Looking for CME? Find the CME quiz for "Considerations and Recommendations for Pregnancy and Postpartum Care for People ...
07/16/2021

Looking for CME? Find the CME quiz for "Considerations and Recommendations for Pregnancy and Postpartum Care for People Living With Human Immunodeficiency Virus" at http://ow.ly/Fw2150FsBNy

Looking for CME? Find the CME quiz for "Considerations and Recommendations for Pregnancy and Postpartum Care for People Living With Human Immunodeficiency Virus" at http://ow.ly/Fw2150FsBNy

Considerations and Recommendations for Pregnancy and Postpartum Care for People Living With Human Immunodeficiency Virus...
07/16/2021

Considerations and Recommendations for Pregnancy and Postpartum Care for People Living With Human Immunodeficiency Virus. Perinatal human immunodeficiency virus transmission can be reduced by adhering to screening and treatment recommendations during pregnancy and postpartum. Explore more at http://ow.ly/lThP50FsBF2

Considerations and Recommendations for Pregnancy and Postpartum Care for People Living With Human Immunodeficiency Virus. Perinatal human immunodeficiency virus transmission can be reduced by adhering to screening and treatment recommendations during pregnancy and postpartum. Explore more at http://ow.ly/lThP50FsBF2

Term Pregnancy After Complete Response of Placental Site Trophoblastic Tumor to Immunotherapy. Immunotherapy can elimina...
07/15/2021

Term Pregnancy After Complete Response of Placental Site Trophoblastic Tumor to Immunotherapy. Immunotherapy can eliminate early program cell death-ligand 1 placental site trophoblastic tumor, with subsequent normal pregnancy. Read more at http://ow.ly/ASBf50FsByc

Term Pregnancy After Complete Response of Placental Site Trophoblastic Tumor to Immunotherapy. Immunotherapy can eliminate early program cell death-ligand 1 placental site trophoblastic tumor, with subsequent normal pregnancy. Read more at http://ow.ly/ASBf50FsByc

A Training Simulator for Fractional Dilation and Curettage With Visualized Force-Position Feedback and Quantitative Eval...
07/14/2021

A Training Simulator for Fractional Dilation and Curettage With Visualized Force-Position Feedback and Quantitative Evaluation. A training simulator can offer visualized force-position feedback and objective evaluation of fractional dilation and curettage. Read more at http://ow.ly/ZL4450FsB2b

A Training Simulator for Fractional Dilation and Curettage With Visualized Force-Position Feedback and Quantitative Evaluation. A training simulator can offer visualized force-position feedback and objective evaluation of fractional dilation and curettage. Read more at http://ow.ly/ZL4450FsB2b

Need guidance on submitting a manuscript to O&G? Our updated new submission checklist is now live on Editorial Manager (...
07/13/2021

Need guidance on submitting a manuscript to O&G? Our updated new submission checklist is now live on Editorial Manager (http://ow.ly/UI2e50Fujlw)

Need guidance on submitting a manuscript to O&G? Our updated new submission checklist is now live on Editorial Manager (http://ow.ly/UI2e50Fujlw)

Obliterated Posterior Cul-de-sac Laparoscopic Surgical Simulation. We designed and performed a usability assessment of a...
07/13/2021

Obliterated Posterior Cul-de-sac Laparoscopic Surgical Simulation. We designed and performed a usability assessment of a low-cost, obliterated posterior cul-de-sac simulation model to aid in surgical education for complex laparoscopic surgery. Explore more at http://ow.ly/B08S50FszS2

Obliterated Posterior Cul-de-sac Laparoscopic Surgical Simulation. We designed and performed a usability assessment of a low-cost, obliterated posterior cul-de-sac simulation model to aid in surgical education for complex laparoscopic surgery. Explore more at http://ow.ly/B08S50FszS2

Download the Journal Club Questionnaire for "Adverse Birth Outcomes Associated With Prepregnancy and Prenatal Electronic...
07/12/2021

Download the Journal Club Questionnaire for "Adverse Birth Outcomes Associated With Prepregnancy and Prenatal Electronic Cigarette Use" at http://ow.ly/JUld50FszGj

Download the Journal Club Questionnaire for "Adverse Birth Outcomes Associated With Prepregnancy and Prenatal Electronic Cigarette Use" at http://ow.ly/JUld50FszGj

Adverse Birth Outcomes Associated With Prepregnancy and Prenatal Electronic Cigarette Use. Electronic cigarette use duri...
07/12/2021

Adverse Birth Outcomes Associated With Prepregnancy and Prenatal Electronic Cigarette Use. Electronic cigarette use during pregnancy was associated with an increased prevalence of low birth weight. Read more for FREE at http://ow.ly/gFWk50FsznH

Adverse Birth Outcomes Associated With Prepregnancy and Prenatal Electronic Cigarette Use. Electronic cigarette use during pregnancy was associated with an increased prevalence of low birth weight. Read more for FREE at http://ow.ly/gFWk50FsznH

This month's Connect the Dots begins with a discussion of screening methods for gestational diabetes mellitus. Connect t...
07/09/2021

This month's Connect the Dots begins with a discussion of screening methods for gestational diabetes mellitus. Connect the dots at http://ow.ly/bfeE50FlcxA

This month's Connect the Dots begins with a discussion of screening methods for gestational diabetes mellitus. Connect the dots at http://ow.ly/bfeE50FlcxA

Please join us in welcoming the newest members of our Editorial Board!
07/08/2021

Please join us in welcoming the newest members of our Editorial Board!

Please join us in welcoming the newest members of our Editorial Board!

Pregnancy Risk by Frequency and Timing of Unprotected In*******se Before Intrauterine Device Placement for Emergency Con...
07/08/2021

Pregnancy Risk by Frequency and Timing of Unprotected In*******se Before Intrauterine Device Placement for Emergency Contraception. After intrauterine device placement for emergency contraception, pregnancy risk remains low, regardless of the timing or frequency of unprotected in*******se episodes in the prior 14 days. Read the full article for FREE at http://ow.ly/nKET50Flcso

Pregnancy Risk by Frequency and Timing of Unprotected In*******se Before Intrauterine Device Placement for Emergency Contraception. After intrauterine device placement for emergency contraception, pregnancy risk remains low, regardless of the timing or frequency of unprotected in*******se episodes in the prior 14 days. Read the full article for FREE at http://ow.ly/nKET50Flcso

Available ahead-of-print: Pregnancy Outcomes and Maternal Complications During the Second Wave of Coronavirus Disease 20...
07/07/2021

Available ahead-of-print: Pregnancy Outcomes and Maternal Complications During the Second Wave of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in India. Rates of severe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), intensive care unit admission, and maternal mortality increased among pregnant and postpartum women admitted for COVID-19 in the second wave compared with the first wave in India. Read the full article for FREE at
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Available ahead-of-print: Pregnancy Outcomes and Maternal Complications During the Second Wave of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in India. Rates of severe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), intensive care unit admission, and maternal mortality increased among pregnant and postpartum women admitted for COVID-19 in the second wave compared with the first wave in India. Read the full article for FREE at
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Nifedipine for Acute Tocolysis of Preterm Labor: A Placebo-Controlled Randomized Trial. Acute tocolysis of preterm labor...
07/07/2021

Nifedipine for Acute Tocolysis of Preterm Labor: A Placebo-Controlled Randomized Trial. Acute tocolysis of preterm labor with nifedipine did not reduce the frequency of preterm birth, with the interim analysis demonstrating futility for study continuation. Read the full article for FREE at http://ow.ly/ta8j50FlcoK

Nifedipine for Acute Tocolysis of Preterm Labor: A Placebo-Controlled Randomized Trial. Acute tocolysis of preterm labor with nifedipine did not reduce the frequency of preterm birth, with the interim analysis demonstrating futility for study continuation. Read the full article for FREE at http://ow.ly/ta8j50FlcoK

Obstetrician–Gynecologists’ Practices in Postpartum Sterilization Without a Valid Medicaid Consent Form. Obstetrician–gy...
07/07/2021

Obstetrician–Gynecologists’ Practices in Postpartum Sterilization Without a Valid Medicaid Consent Form. Obstetrician–gynecologists occasionally perform desired postpartum sterilizations without valid Medicaid consent forms for a variety of ethical reasons. Read more at http://ow.ly/xCZz50Flci0

Obstetrician–Gynecologists’ Practices in Postpartum Sterilization Without a Valid Medicaid Consent Form. Obstetrician–gynecologists occasionally perform desired postpartum sterilizations without valid Medicaid consent forms for a variety of ethical reasons. Read more at http://ow.ly/xCZz50Flci0

Download the Journal Club Questionnaire for "Two-Layer Compared With One-Layer Vaginal Cuff Closure at the Time of Total...
07/06/2021

Download the Journal Club Questionnaire for "Two-Layer Compared With One-Layer Vaginal Cuff Closure at the Time of Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy to Reduce Complications" at http://ow.ly/CtFu50Flccx

Download the Journal Club Questionnaire for "Two-Layer Compared With One-Layer Vaginal Cuff Closure at the Time of Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy to Reduce Complications" at http://ow.ly/CtFu50Flccx

Two-Layer Compared With One-Layer Vaginal Cuff Closure at the Time of Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy to Reduce Complica...
07/06/2021

Two-Layer Compared With One-Layer Vaginal Cuff Closure at the Time of Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy to Reduce Complications. Two-layer laparoscopic vaginal cuff closure reduces total postoperative complications after total laparoscopic hysterectomy, primarily by decreasing cuff complications. Read the full article for FREE at http://ow.ly/EPND50Flc7v

Two-Layer Compared With One-Layer Vaginal Cuff Closure at the Time of Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy to Reduce Complications. Two-layer laparoscopic vaginal cuff closure reduces total postoperative complications after total laparoscopic hysterectomy, primarily by decreasing cuff complications. Read the full article for FREE at http://ow.ly/EPND50Flc7v

Clinical Characteristics and Histologic Features of Hysterectomy Specimens From Transmasculine Individuals. Transmasculi...
07/05/2021

Clinical Characteristics and Histologic Features of Hysterectomy Specimens From Transmasculine Individuals. Transmasculine individuals who are undergoing hysterectomy have distinct clinical characteristics and surgical pathology findings, including endometrial or cervical atrophy and ovarian or paratubal cysts. Read more at http://ow.ly/3Q3m50Flc1F

Clinical Characteristics and Histologic Features of Hysterectomy Specimens From Transmasculine Individuals. Transmasculine individuals who are undergoing hysterectomy have distinct clinical characteristics and surgical pathology findings, including endometrial or cervical atrophy and ovarian or paratubal cysts. Read more at http://ow.ly/3Q3m50Flc1F

Please join us in thanking our outgoing Editorial Board members for all their hard work over the past 4 years! Combined,...
07/02/2021

Please join us in thanking our outgoing Editorial Board members for all their hard work over the past 4 years! Combined, they have reviewed nearly 1,300 manuscripts.

Please join us in thanking our outgoing Editorial Board members for all their hard work over the past 4 years! Combined, they have reviewed nearly 1,300 manuscripts.

Pregnancy Outcomes Associated With a Single Elevated Blood Pressure Before 20 Weeks of Gestation. A single systolic bloo...
07/01/2021

Pregnancy Outcomes Associated With a Single Elevated Blood Pressure Before 20 Weeks of Gestation. A single systolic blood pressure of at least 130 mm Hg, a single diastolic blood pressure of at least 80 mm Hg, or both, before 20 weeks of gestation is associated with the development of a hypertensive disorder of pregnancy. Read more at http://ow.ly/FMnA50FkOnv

Pregnancy Outcomes Associated With a Single Elevated Blood Pressure Before 20 Weeks of Gestation. A single systolic blood pressure of at least 130 mm Hg, a single diastolic blood pressure of at least 80 mm Hg, or both, before 20 weeks of gestation is associated with the development of a hypertensive disorder of pregnancy. Read more at http://ow.ly/FMnA50FkOnv

Management of Cervical Ectopic Pregnancies: A Scoping Review. Management of cervical ectopic pregnancies, guided by pati...
07/01/2021

Management of Cervical Ectopic Pregnancies: A Scoping Review. Management of cervical ectopic pregnancies, guided by patient characteristics, may benefit from a planned multimodal approach. Read the full article at http://ow.ly/eL8i50FkOjY

Management of Cervical Ectopic Pregnancies: A Scoping Review. Management of cervical ectopic pregnancies, guided by patient characteristics, may benefit from a planned multimodal approach. Read the full article at http://ow.ly/eL8i50FkOjY

We are proud to announce our 2020 Impact Factor. Thank you to our wonderful authors, reviewers, board members, editors, ...
07/01/2021

We are proud to announce our 2020 Impact Factor. Thank you to our wonderful authors, reviewers, board members, editors, and staff for their amazing work!

We are proud to announce our 2020 Impact Factor. Thank you to our wonderful authors, reviewers, board members, editors, and staff for their amazing work!

Racial–Ethnic and Socioeconomic Disparities in Guideline-Adherent Treatment for Endometrial Cancer. Women who are Black,...
06/30/2021

Racial–Ethnic and Socioeconomic Disparities in Guideline-Adherent Treatment for Endometrial Cancer. Women who are Black, Latina, American Indian, or Alaska Native and have low neighborhood socioeconomic status have a lower probability of receiving guideline-adherent treatment for endometrial carcinoma. Learn more at http://ow.ly/A4u350FkOgs

Racial–Ethnic and Socioeconomic Disparities in Guideline-Adherent Treatment for Endometrial Cancer. Women who are Black, Latina, American Indian, or Alaska Native and have low neighborhood socioeconomic status have a lower probability of receiving guideline-adherent treatment for endometrial carcinoma. Learn more at http://ow.ly/A4u350FkOgs

ACOG is accepting applications for the position of Associate Editor, Equity of Obstetrics & Gynecology. Applications are...
06/30/2021

ACOG is accepting applications for the position of Associate Editor, Equity of Obstetrics & Gynecology. Applications are due on or by August 1, 2021 (http://ow.ly/PnKz50ESh9Q)

ACOG is accepting applications for the position of Associate Editor, Equity of Obstetrics & Gynecology. Applications are due on or by August 1, 2021 (http://ow.ly/PnKz50ESh9Q)

Reminder: O&G will be moving to double-blind peer review starting tomorrow, 7/1. Please review our latest instructions f...
06/30/2021

Reminder: O&G will be moving to double-blind peer review starting tomorrow, 7/1. Please review our latest instructions for authors at http://ow.ly/s9UQ50FjYYK

Reminder: O&G will be moving to double-blind peer review starting tomorrow, 7/1. Please review our latest instructions for authors at http://ow.ly/s9UQ50FjYYK

Effects of a Resident’s Reputation on Laparoscopic Skills Assessment. Faculty assessment of residents in gynecologic sur...
06/29/2021

Effects of a Resident’s Reputation on Laparoscopic Skills Assessment. Faculty assessment of residents in gynecologic surgery is influenced by the assessor’s knowledge of the resident’s past performance. Read the full article for FREE at http://ow.ly/ZKAQ50FkO8f

Effects of a Resident’s Reputation on Laparoscopic Skills Assessment. Faculty assessment of residents in gynecologic surgery is influenced by the assessor’s knowledge of the resident’s past performance. Read the full article for FREE at http://ow.ly/ZKAQ50FkO8f

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