Read the latest articles and research on COVID-19 from our journal Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology, including Interim Guidance, Safety Committee Position Statements, Consensus statements and more.
The novel coronavirus disease (COVID‐19) is a global public health emergency. There are concerns relating to the impact of SARS-CoV-2 infection on pregnant women and their fetuses, and patient management in the context of COVID-19 poses a challenge. This Virtual Issue compiles the latest research, guidance and opinions published in Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology on COVID-19 in the obstetric and gynecological settings, including management of infected pregnant women, rationalization of ultrasound services and risk mitigation for both patients and practitioners during the current pandemic.
Effects of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID‐19) on maternal, perinatal and neonatal outcomes: a systematic review
Read the latest article from Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology on Effects of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID‐19) on maternal, perinatal and neonatal outcomes: a systematic review.
New ISUOG Interim Guidance - 2019 novel coronavirus infection during pregnancy and puerperium: information for healthcare professionals - an update
In response to the WHO statements and international concerns regarding the novel coronavirus outbreak, ISUOG has published the following Interim Guidance for management during pregnancy and puerperium in Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology.
Read the latest opinion summarizing the current data on the risk of vertical transmission of SARS-CoV-2 during pregnancy.
ISUOG Consensus Statement on rationalization of gynecological ultrasound services in context of SARS-CoV-2
Read the expert-opinion-based guidance for the rationalization of ultrasound investigations for gynecological indications.
ISUOG Consensus Statement on rationalization of early-pregnancy care and provision of ultrasonography in context of SARS-CoV-2
This statement is intended for doctors, nurses, midwives and sonographers working in early pregnancy assessment units as well as routine, high-risk and specialist obstetric ultrasound services offering care to pregnant women. Ultrasound investigation is an essential part of care in these areas.
ISUOG is delighted to partner researchers from Imperial College London with collaborators at KU Leuven, other centres and organisations in developing this international pregnancy registry of women suspected or confirmed to have been infected with SARS-CoV-2.
ISUOG Safety Committee Position Statement on use of personal protective equipment and hazard mitigation in relation to SARS-CoV-2 for practitioners undertaking obstetric and gynecological ultrasound
In view of the challenges of the current coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic, the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG) has compiled the following expert-opinion-based guidance on safe use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and how to reduce the hazard of SARS-CoV-2 infection for clinicians undertaking ultrasound examinations (physicians, sonographers and allied professionals).
ISUOG Safety Committee Position Statement: safe performance of obstetric and gynecological scans and equipment cleaning in the context of COVID-19
In view of the challenges of the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and to protect both patients and ultrasound providers (physicians, sonographers, allied professionals), ISUOG has compiled the following expert-opinion-based guidance for the performance of ultrasound investigations in pregnancy and for gynecological indications.
Read the latest research from the White Journal to learn more about the practical approach for obstetricians/gynecologists to perform lung ultrasound, showing potential applications, semiology and practical aspects, which should be of particular importance in emergency situations, such as the current pandemic infection of COVID-19.
Read the latest article from Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology on 'Coronavirus in pregnancy and delivery: rapid review' now.
The ISUOG President and Board of Trustees express their sympathy, encouragement and support towards all health professionals fighting the COVID-19 virus.
Video presentation by corresponding author and ISUOG Trustee Prof. Liona Poon on novel coronavirus infection in pregnancy
An Opinion article, which reviews currently available clinical and research data on novel coronavirus infection in pregnancy, has been published in Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology, along with this accompanying video presentation by corresponding author and ISUOG Trustee Prof. Liona Poon.