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Aug 1, 2022 Journal highlights

August 2022 UOG Highlights

The August issue of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology includes a multicenter study developing and validating radiomics models to predict high-risk endometrial cancer, a prospective study providing insight into ultrasound features observed in asymptomatic women with endometrial pathology, and a systematic review and meta-analysis investigating the true incidence and outcomes of brain abnormality in surviving children following laser surgery for twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome. The August issue also features two novel studies providing complementary evidence supporting the role of uteroplacental dysfunction in preterm birth and discussing the potential of placental biomarkers in the prediction of preterm delivery in the first trimester. This month also sees the release of an Early View version of ISUOG Practice Guidelines on the role of ultrasound in the prediction of spontaneous preterm birth.

Dec 2, 2021 Journal highlights

December 2021 UOG Highlights

The December issue of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology includes a State-of-the-Art Review discussing the rationale for fetoscopic repair of complex gastroschisis, a study demonstrating evidence of SARS-CoV-2 vertical transmission according to the WHO criteria, a study showing similar characteristics of ectopic pregnancies prior to vs during the COVID-19 pandemic and a study finding that transvaginal sonography determines accurately the extent of infiltration of rectosigmoid deep endometriosis. Also in the issue, find out who were the all-important contributors to UOG’s peer-review process in 2021.

Nov 2, 2021 Journal highlights

November 2021 UOG Highlights

The November issue of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology includes a systematic review identifying perinatal risk factors for neurodevelopmental impairment after laser surgery for twin–twin transfusion syndrome, a study showing a reduction in the rate of preterm birth during COVID-19 pandemic restriction measures in Melbourne, Australia, a cost-effectiveness analysis demonstrating a reduction in disease prevalence and health-service costs associated with a model of first-trimester prediction and prevention of preterm pre-eclampsia, and a secondary analysis of a RCT finding no difference in psychological response to early miscarriage and treatment satisfaction after expectant management vs misoprostol treatment.

Oct 12, 2021 ISUOG news

Miscarriage: We Need to Talk

Our President, Professor Tom Bourne, considers the psychological impact of baby loss: Baby loss is often a taboo subject. It is estimated, that 23 million miscarriage take place every year worldwide with 44 couples losing their pregnancy every minute. For Baby Loss Awareness 2021, ISUOG is asking our community to recognise the psychological impact and extend their care beyond “diagnosis and treatment” for couples experiencing baby loss

Jun 1, 2021 Safety Statements

ISUOG statement on the safe use of Doppler for fetal ultrasound examination in the first 13+6 weeks of pregnancy (updated)

Jan 4, 2021 Journal highlights

January 2021 Special Issue: 30th Anniversary

The January 30th anniversary special issue of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology is completely free to access. The issue includes a number of insightful Opinions from leaders in the field, including Stuart Campbell’s recollections of how ISUOG and the Journal were born, Katia Bilardo’s reflections on how the Society has evolved, Kurt Hecher’s account of how intrauterine surgery has advanced over the last three decades and Roberto Romero’s commentary on the prediction and prevention of preterm birth. Also included are high-impact research papers from influential groups which highlight the breadth of topics in which ultrasound plays an instrumental or supporting role. In addition, find out who won our cover-image competition and admire the shortlisted images in our Gallery.

Oct 9, 2020 Journal news

Differences in post-traumatic stress, anxiety and depression following miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy between women and their partners: a multicenter prospective cohort study

One in 12 partners experience post-traumatic stress after miscarriage, suggests a new study. The research, led by Imperial College London, surveyed over 100 couples who had experienced early stage pregnancy loss (miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy before 12 weeks).

May 29, 2020 Journal Club - Chinese

UOG Journal Club: May 2020, Chinese

游离DNA的检测能否用于妊娠后胎儿 颈项透明层(NT)增厚的评估?

UOG Journal Club: May 2020, Spanish

Deberia de usarse la prueba de ADN celular libre en embarazos con translucencia nucal fetal aumentada?

May 4, 2020 Journal highlights

May 2020 UOG Highlights

The May issue of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology includes an Opinion presenting ultrasound images of fetal abnormalities before 11 weeks, a ‘How to’ article on performing lung ultrasound in pregnant women with suspected COVID-19, a study assessing the impact of the Growth Assessment Protocol program on stillbirth rate in over 11 million births, and a study on whether cell-free DNA testing should be used in pregnancy with increased fetal nuchal translucency. Also online this month are new ISUOG Practice Guidelines on the role of ultrasound in the diagnosis and management of congenital infection, and updated Interim Guidance on COVID-19 during pregnancy and puerperium.

May 4, 2020 Journal Club

UOG Journal Club: May 2020

Should cell-free DNA testing be used in pregnancy with increased fetal nuchal translucency?

Apr 30, 2020 Journal Club - Chinese

UOG Journal Club: April 2020, Chinese


Apr 24, 2020 Journal Club - Spanish

UOG Journal Club: April 2020, Spanish

Diagnostico de defectos fetales en embarazos gemelares al examen ultrasonográfico de rutina a las 11–13 semanas

Apr 1, 2020 Journal Club

UOG Journal Club: April 2020

Diagnosis of fetal defects in twin pregnancies at routine 11–13-week ultrasound examination

Jan 3, 2020 Journal highlights

January 2020 UOG Highlights

The January issue of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology is completely free to access and includes a randomized controlled trial on elective delivery at 34 weeks vs routine obstetric care in fetal gastroschisis, a study on the outcome of twin pregnancy with two live fetuses at 11–13 weeks, a comparative analysis of the of the 2-year outcomes in the GRIT and TRUFFLE trials, a study on the ratio of fetal choroid plexus to head size as a first-trimester sonographic marker of open spina bifida, a study comparing brain microstructure after prenatal spina bifida repair by either laparotopy-assisted fetoscopic or open approach, and an analysis of copy-number variations associated with early pregnancy loss.

Nov 29, 2019 Journal Club - Chinese

UOG Journal Club: November 2019, Chinese


Nov 18, 2019 Journal Club - Spanish

UOG Journal Club: November 2019, Spanish

Costo-efectividad de cinco estrategias de tamizaje prenatal para trisomías y otras anormalidades cromosómicas desequilibradas: análisis basado en modelo

Nov 15, 2019 Video

Diagnosis of spina bifida in a routine clinical setting at the first trimester scan: a prospective multicentre study

Nov 15, 2019 Video

"A new molecular work-up for early pregnancy losses based on QF-PCR and SNP-array in chorionic villi is more accurate than karyotyping"

Nov 15, 2019 Video

Fetal fraction of cell free DNA in frozenthawed and fresh embryo transferred IVFpatients

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