January 2013 ABOG MOC Part II Reading List

Below is the January 2013 ABOG Reading List for ob-gyns participating in the MOC program.

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The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Inc.
2013 Maintenance of Certification – Part 2
General Obstetrics and Gynecology (17 Articles)
January 2013 Reading Assignment List

Articles with a * can be obtained from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists via DOCLINE (DCUOAG) or by sending a request to resources@acog.org.

Gynecology ( 5 articles – 4 available from the College)

Sharp HT. Endometrial ablation: postoperative complications. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2012;207(4):242-7.
     PMID: 22541856. 

*Healy EF, Walsh CA, Cotter AM, Walsh SR. Suprapubic compared with transurethral bladder catheterization for gynecologic surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Obstet Gynecol 2012;120(3):678-87.
     PMID: 22914481. 

*Sarlos D, Kots L, Stevanovic N, von Felten S, Schar G. Robotic compared with conventional laparoscopic hysterectomy: a randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol 2012;120(3):604-11.
     PMID: 22914470. 

*Tropeano G, Di Stasi C, Amoroso S, Vizzielli G, Mascilini F, Scambia G. Incidence and risk factors for clinical failure of uterine leiomyoma embolization. Obstet Gynecol 2012;120(2 Pt 1):269-76.
     PMID: 22825084. 

*Brown J, Blank K. Minimally invasive endometrial ablation device complications and use outside of the manufacturers' instructions. Obstet Gynecol 2012;120(4):865-70.
     PMID: 22996104. 

Obstetrics (6 articles – 2 available from the College)

Cohen-Cline HN, Kahn TR, Hutter CM. A population-based study of the risk of repeat clinical chorioamnionitis in Washington State, 1989-2008. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2012;207(6):473.e1-7.
     PMID: 22964068.  Use Electronic Version.

*Prediction and prevention of preterm birth. Practice Bulletin No. 130. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Obstet Gynecol 2012;120(4):964-73.
     PMID: 22996126. 

*Spong CY, Berghella V, Wenstrom KD, Mercer BM, Saade GR. Preventing the first cesarean delivery: summary of a joint Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, and American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Workshop [editorial]. Obstet Gynecol 2012;120(5):1181-93.
     PMID: 23090537. 

2 Article Assignment:

Diven LC, Rochon ML, Gogle J, Eid S, Smulian JC, Quinones JN. Oxytocin discontinuation during active labor in women who undergo labor induction. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2012;207(6):471.e1-8.
     PMID: 22989707.  Use Electronic Version.


Prasad MR, Funai E. Oxytocin use during active labor: too much of a good thing [editorial]? Am J Obstet Gynecol 2012;207(6):439-40.
     PMID: 23174386. 

de Moya MA, Wong JT, Kroshinsky D, Robbins GK, Shenoy-Bhangle AS, Gimbel DC. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 28-2012. A 30-year-old woman with shock and abdominal-wall necrosis after cesarean section. N Engl J Med 2012;367(11):1046-57.
     PMID: 22970948. 

Office Practice - incl. Cross Content and Primary Care (6 articles – 4 available from the College)

*Osteoporosis. Practice Bulletin No. 129. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Obstet Gynecol 2012;120(3):718-34.
     PMID: 22914492. 

*Grimm C, Polterauer S, Natter C, Rahhal J, Hefler L, Tempfer CB, et al. Treatment of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia with topical imiquimod: a randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol 2012;120(1):152-9.
     PMID: 22914404. 

Sandberg T, Skoog G, Hermansson AB, Kahlmeter G, Kuylenstierna N, Lannergard A, et al. Ciprofloxacin for 7 days versus 14 days in women with acute pyelonephritis: a randomised, open-label and double-blind, placebo-controlled, non-inferiority trial. Lancet 2012;380(9840):484-90.
     PMID: 22726802. 

Lidegaard O, Lokkegaard E, Jensen A, Skovlund CW, Keiding N. Thrombotic stroke and myocardial infarction with hormonal contraception. N Engl J Med 2012;366(24):2257-66.
     PMID: 22693997. January 2013 General Office Practice. 

*Chan A, Gilks B, Kwon J, Tinker AV. New insights into the pathogenesis of ovarian carcinoma: time to rethink ovarian cancer screening. Obstet Gynecol 2012;120(4):935-40.
     PMID: 22996112. 

Safety, Communication and Ethics

*Professional relationships with industry. Committee Opinion No. 541. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Obstet Gynecol 2012;120(5):1243-9.
     PMID: 23090562. 

The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Inc.
2013 Maintenance of Certification – Part 2
Gynecologic Oncology  - 7 articles
January 2013 Reading Assignment List

Malouf GG, Duclos J, Rey A, Duvillard P, Lazar V, Haie-Meder C, et al. Impact of adjuvant treatment modalities on the management of patients with stages I-II endometrial stromal sarcoma. Ann Oncol 2010;21(10):2102-6.
     PMID: 20305035. 

Cheng X, Yang G, Schmeler KM, Coleman RL, Tu X, Liu J, et al. Recurrence patterns and prognosis of endometrial stromal sarcoma and the potential of tyrosine kinase-inhibiting therapy. Gynecol Oncol 2011;121(2):323-7.
     PMID: 21277011. 

Diaz-Padilla I, Malpica AL, Minig L, Chiva LM, Gershenson DM, Gonzalez-Martin A. Ovarian low-grade serous carcinoma: a comprehensive update. Gynecol Oncol 2012;126(2):279-85.
     PMID: 22555104.

Ledermann J, Harter P, Gourley C, Friedlander M, Vergote I, Rustin G, et al. Olaparib maintenance therapy in platinum-sensitive relapsed ovarian cancer. N Engl J Med 2012;366(15):1382-92.
     PMID: 22452356. 

Fauci J, Schneider K, Walters C, Boone J, Whitworth J, Killian E, Straughn JM Jr. The utilization of palliative care in gynecologic oncology patients near the end of life. Gynecol Oncol. 2012 Oct;127(1):175-9

     PMID: 22735789.

Smith TJ, Temin S, Alesi ER, Abernethy AP, Balboni TA, Basch EM, et al. American Society of Clinical Oncology provisional clinical opinion: the integration of palliative care into standard oncology care. J Clin Oncol 2012;30(8):880-7.
     PMID: 22312101. 

Hurria A, Togawa K, Mohile SG, Owusu C, Klepin HD, Gross CP, et al. Predicting chemotherapy toxicity in older adults with cancer: a prospective multicenter study. J Clin Oncol 2011;29(25):3457-65.
     PMID: 21810685. 

The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Inc.
2013 Maintenance of Certification – Part II - Annual Board Certification
Maternal Fetal Medicine – 6 articles – 2 available from the College
January 2013 Reading Assignment List

*Myatt L, Clifton RG, Roberts JM, Spong CY, Hauth JC, Varner MW, et al. The utility of uterine artery Doppler velocimetry in prediction of preeclampsia in a low-risk population. Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network (MFMU). Obstet Gynecol 2012;120(4):815-22.
     PMID: 22996099. 

*Barton JR, Sibai BM. Severe sepsis and septic shock in pregnancy. Obstet Gynecol 2012;120(3):689-706.
     PMID: 22914482. 

Davies MJ, Moore VM, Willson KJ, Van Essen P, Priest K, Scott H, et al. Reproductive technologies and the risk of birth defects. N Engl J Med 2012;366(19):1803-13.
     PMID: 22559061. 

van der Ham DP, van der Heyden JL, Opmeer BC, Mulder AL, Moonen RM, van Beek JH, et al. Management of late-preterm premature rupture of membranes: the PPROMEXIL-2 trial. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2012;207(4):276.e1-10.
     PMID: 22901981.  Use Electronic Version.

Nielsen-Saines K, Watts DH, Veloso VG, Bryson YJ, Joao EC, Pilotto JH, et al. Three postpartum antiretroviral regimens to prevent intrapartum HIV infection. NICHD HPTN 040/PACTG 1043 Protocol Team. N Engl J Med 2012;366(25):2368-79.
     PMID: 22716975. 

Approved for AIUM Credit

Gandolfi Colleoni G, Contro E, Carletti A, Ghi T, Campobasso G, Rembouskos G, et al. Prenatal diagnosis and outcome of fetal posterior fossa fluid collections. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2012;39(6):625-31.
     PMID: 22173885.  

The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Inc.
2013 Maintenance of Certification – Part II - Annual Board Certification
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility – 6 articles
January 2013 Reading Assignment List

Evaluation and treatment of recurrent pregnancy loss: a committee opinion. Practice Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Fertil Steril 2012;98(5):1103-11.
     PMID: 22835448. 

Legro RS, Dodson WC, Gnatuk CL, Estes SJ, Kunselman AR, Meadows JW, et al. Effects of gastric bypass surgery on female reproductive function. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2012;97(12):4540-8.
     PMID: 23066115. 

Schierbeck LL, Rejnmark L, Tofteng CL, Stilgren L, Eiken P, Mosekilde L, et al. Effect of hormone replacement therapy on cardiovascular events in recently postmenopausal women: randomised trial. BMJ 2012;345:e6409.
     PMID: 23048011. 

Karakosta P, Alegakis D, Georgiou V, Roumeliotaki T, Fthenou E, Vassilaki M, et al. Thyroid dysfunction and autoantibodies in early pregnancy are associated with increased risk of gestational diabetes and adverse birth outcomes. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2012;97(12):4464-72.
     PMID: 23015651. 

Kresowik JD, Sparks AE, Van Voorhis BJ. Clinical factors associated with live birth after single embryo transfer. Fertil Steril 2012;98(5):1152-6.
     PMID: 22959461. 

Shaw ND, Butler JP, McKinney SM, Nelson SA, Ellenbogen JM, Hall JE. Insights into puberty: the relationship between sleep stages and pulsatile LH secretion. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2012;97(11):E2055-62.
     PMID: 22948756. 


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