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Apr 18, 2019 Journal news

Considerable heterogeneity in studies reporting reference ranges for UA & MCA Doppler indices and CPR

“There is considerable methodological heterogeneity in studies reporting reference ranges for umbilical and middle cerebral artery Doppler indices and cerebroplacental ratio, and the resulting references have important implications for clinical practice” finds new free-access UOG Journal systematic review by Oros and colleagues.

Mar 14, 2019 Journal news

Persistence of hindbrain herniation on MRI after prenatal myelomeningocele repair predicts need for postnatal treatment

Persistence of hindbrain herniation on MRI 6 weeks after prenatal myelomeningocele repair independently predicted the need for postnatal hydrocephalus treatment better than any ultrasound‐ or other MRI‐derived measurements of ventricular characteristics, finds new free-access UOG Journal study by Zarutskie and colleagues.

Feb 8, 2019 Journal news

New UOG Virtual Issue on Multiple Pregnancy

The incidence of twin pregnancy is rising, due mainly to advanced maternal age and resultant widespread use of assisted reproductive techniques. It is associated with a high risk of perinatal mortality and morbidity, particularly in monochorionic pregnancy, with complications such as selective fetal growth restriction and twin–twin transfusion syndrome contributing to this risk. This new Virtual Issue from Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology presents a selection of recent papers reporting on screening, management and prevention of preterm birth in twin pregnancy. These papers are FREE to read for a limited period.

Dec 20, 2018 Journal news

New UOG study by Fontanella et al proposing a clinical score that combines five antenatal variables for the prospective diagnosis of congenital fetal lower urinary tract obstruction (LUTO)

This score showed good discriminative capacity in predicting LUTO, and better diagnostic accuracy compared with that of the classic ultrasound triad of megacystis, keyhole sign and hydronephrosis.

Dec 17, 2018 Journal news

"No benefit from ultrasound fetal head position assessment prior to vacuum extraction"

“Sonographic assessment of fetal head position prior to vacuum extraction did not show any benefit in terms of reduced risk of failed instrumental delivery or maternal and fetal morbidity” shows a prematurely discontinued UOG Journal randomized controlled trial by Ghi and colleagues.

Nov 15, 2018 Journal news

Sliding sign in third‐trimester sonographic evaluation of intra‐abdominal adhesions in women undergoing repeat Cesarean section: a novel technique

New UOG Journal video clip illustrating a simple sonographic marker ‘sliding sign’ of the uterus in 3rd trimester which might be able to discriminate between high and low risk for intra‐abdominal adhesions in patients with a history of Cesarean delivery.

Oct 18, 2018 Journal news

Inducing labor at 39 weeks may benefit pregnant women and their babies, concludes a new UOG Journal meta-analysis

Read the free-access article now.

Oct 5, 2018 Journal news

New UOG video abstract on fetoscopic closure of large open spina bifida defects

Watch this video abstract on an article from Lapa and colleagues describing their clinical experience with percutaneous fetoscopic closure of large open spina bifida defects

Sep 19, 2018 Journal news

Two‐stage strategy for early prediction of morbidly adherent placenta (MAP) in early pregnancy

New free-access UOG Journal original study by by Prof. Nicolaides’ group.

Sep 10, 2018 Journal news

Out now: the September Issue of UOG

The September issue of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology is out now. This issue of the UOGJournal includes a Physician Alert in which the STRIDER Consortium address the recent suspension of the Dutch sildenafil trial, a Review of microRNA expression patterns in cardiac remodeling and pre-eclampsia, an Original Article on longitudinal growth assessment for prediction of adverse perinatal outcome in suspected small-for gestational-age fetuses, and a Case Series assessing fetal blood-gas values during fetoscopic myelomeningocele repair performed under carbon dioxide insufflation.

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