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Jan 9, 2024 Journal news

New ISUOG Practice Guidelines: performance of third-trimester obstetric ultrasound scan

Read the new ISUOG Practice Guidelines on the performance of third-trimester obstetric ultrasound scan.

Jan 3, 2024 Journal highlights

January 2024 UOG Highlights

The January issue of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology includes a systematic review exploring the value of whole-genome sequencing in the diagnosis of congenital anomalies, a randomized controlled trial investigating the utility of visual biofeedback during the second stage of labor in facilitating maternal pushing, a study on the diagnosis of superficial endometriosis using transvaginal ultrasound, and a study demonstrating the potential of deep learning in improving fetal heart screening. This issue also features the new ISUOG Practice Guidelines on the performance of third-trimester obstetric ultrasound scan.

Dec 5, 2023 Journal highlights

December 2023 UOG Highlights

The December issue of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology includes a systematic review collating the current evidence on prenatal diagnosis and perinatal outcome of congenital knee dislocation, a multicenter study proposing a new model for prediction of adverse outcome in extremely preterm growth-restricted fetuses requiring early delivery, a large regional study evaluating the role of SARS-CoV-2 infection as a cause of fetal death, a study assessing the impact of choroid plexus size in cases with an abnormal closure of the fourth ventricle, and a prospective study demonstrating the potential of photoacoustic imaging in improving O-RADS risk assessment of adnexal lesions. Also in the issue, we celebrate the award winners announced at the 33rd World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology and thank all contributors to the Journal’s peer-review process in 2023.

Nov 1, 2023 Journal highlights

November 2023 UOG Highlights

The November issue of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology includes a systematic review evaluating the incidence of urological complications in women undergoing Cesarean section for placenta accreta spectrum disorders, a study proposing a new marker to facilitate identification of fetuses with agenesis of the corpus callosum, and two studies providing evidence of an association between epidural analgesia and increased risk of emergency delivery for fetal compromise. The potentially significant impact of the findings of the latter two studies are countered in an accompanying Editorial by Cavoretto and colleagues and in a series of Correspondence articles.

Sep 5, 2023 Journal news

Newly updated ISUOG Practice Guidelines: performance of fetal cardiac screening

Read the newly updated ISUOG Practice Guidelines on the performance of fetal cardiac screening.

Sep 1, 2023 Journal highlights

September 2023 UOG Highlights

The September issue of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology includes a systematic review examining the impact of concurrent selective fetal growth restriction on the outcome of pregnancies with twin–twin transfusion syndrome following laser surgery, a study investigating the prevalence, pathophysiology and impact of a midline cystic structure recently reported in some fetuses with open spina bifida, a prospective study aiming to determine the best strategy for prediction of hypertensive disorders at 36 weeks’ gestation, and a large study of 25,329 patients evaluating the effect of reproductive history on the outcome of in-vitro fertilization.

Aug 2, 2023 ISUOG news

Early bird registration fees end soon

Don't miss your chance to get reduced registration fees for our flagship World Congress event in Seoul this October. There are only two weeks left to register before the early bird deadline on August 16th.

Aug 1, 2023 Journal highlights

August 2023 UOG Highlights

The August issue of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology includes a systematic review of studies developing reference charts for fetal biometry of the corpus callosum, a large study investigating the implication of third-trimester screening accuracy for small-for-gestational age and additive value of third-trimester growth-trajectory indicators in predicting severe adverse perinatal outcome in low-risk pregnancies, a study on diagnostic sonographic features and management of intramural pregnancy, and a study proposing markers for first-trimester prediction of ventriculomegaly.

Jul 3, 2023 Journal highlights

July 2023 UOG Highlights

The July issue of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology includes a systematic review investigating the prevalence of adenomyosis in women with subfertility, a review focusing on the definition of the uterine junctional zone and its appearance in adenomyosis, a study proposing sonographic descriptors for instant diagnosis of 20 major fetal anomalies and a population-level study evaluating the incidence, risk factors and timing of pregnancy loss in major congenital heart disease.

Apr 3, 2023 Journal highlights

April 2023 UOG Highlights

The April issue of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology includes a systematic review evaluating the safety and effectiveness of prenatal valacyclovir therapy in prevention and treatment of congenital cytomegalovirus infection, a large population-based study investigating the link between birth-weight centile and school performance, a prospective longitudinal study providing reference ranges for uterine artery pulsatility index across gestation and a Delphi consensus study focusing on ultrasound in the prenatal evaluation and management of patients at high risk of placenta accreta spectrum at delivery.

Mar 1, 2023 Journal highlights

March 2023 UOG Highlights

The March issue of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology includes a study evaluating the cost-effectiveness of performing an ultrasound assessment before cell-free DNA analysis for fetal aneuploidy screening, a study investigating the impact of prenatal exome sequencing on perinatal outcome, a prospective study assessing the potential of lower uterine segment thickness in identifying women at risk of Cesarean delivery following labor induction, and a systematic review and meta-analysis assessing the diagnostic accuracy of individual ultrasound signs for detecting adnexal torsion.

Feb 13, 2023 Journal news

Newly updated ISUOG Practice Guidelines: performance of fetal magnetic resonance imaging

Read the newly updated ISUOG Practice Guidelines on the performance of fetal MRI.

Feb 1, 2023 Journal highlights

February 2023 UOG Highlights

The February issue of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology includes a systematic review and meta-analysis investigating neonatal and long-term outcomes of pregnancies with cytomegalovirus infection and negative amniocentesis, a national cohort study exploring the association of cerebral palsy with placental and umbilical cord disorders, and a systematic review of studies reporting on maternal and perinatal outcomes of pregnancies complicated by poxvirus infections, including monkeypox. Also in the issue are a new study from the IOTA collaboration describing a novel strategy allowing to reliably discriminate between benign and malignant ovarian tumors and an accompanying Editorial on the topic by Prof. Davor Jurkovic. Finally, the February issue includes the newly updated ISUOG Practice Guideline on the performance of fetal magnetic resonance imaging.

Jan 12, 2023 Practice Guidelines

Updated ISUOG Practice Guidelines: Performance of 11-14- week ultrasound scan

This document aims to provide guidance for healthcare practitioners performing, or planning to perform, pregnancy scans at 11 + 0 to 14 + 0 weeks.

Dec 1, 2022 ISUOG news

VISUOG chapter on Cervical Teratomas is open access now

ISUOG's Visual Encyclopedia (VISUOG) chapter on Cervical Teratomas is open access this December. This month we have a discount code to become an ISUOG member and view VISUOG for an entire year.

Nov 2, 2022 Journal highlights

November 2022 UOG Highlights

The November issue of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology includes a systematic review and meta-analysis collating evidence on the performance of magnetic resonance imaging and ultrasound in detecting cervical and deep myometrial invasion in endometrial cancer, a multicenter study reporting on the incidence, clinical features and perinatal outcome of anomalous fetuses with late-onset growth restriction, and two studies on open spina bifida, focusing on prenatal treatment and the relationship between white matter development and motor deficits in the affected cases.

Sep 1, 2022 Journal highlights

September 2022 UOG Highlights

The September issue of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology includes a systematic review and meta-analysis presenting unexpected findings regarding the relationship between severe smallness and perinatal outcome, a State-of-the-Art Review that collates the most up-to-date evidence on diagnostic tools for endometriosis, and a multicenter, prospective study demonstrating the value of third-trimester ultrasound for diagnosing clinically significant placenta accreta spectrum disorders. Additionally, the new issue features two novel studies on North American populations and an accompanying Editorial shedding light on the sociodemographic barriers to prenatal detection of congenital heart disease and their impact on women’s reproductive choices and perinatal outcome.

Jul 4, 2022 Journal highlights

July 2022 UOG Highlights

The July issue of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology includes a systematic review and meta-analysis evaluating perinatal outcome of triplet pregnancies following fetoscopic laser surgery for twin–twin transfusion syndrome, a new study exploring the role of ophthalmic artery Doppler in the prediction of pregnancy complications, a prospective study comparing fetal growth in IVF/ICSI pregnancies following frozen–thawed vs fresh blastocyst transfer and a Delphi study providing revised definitions of the MUSA features of adenomyosis. This issue also includes an Opinion providing an overview of our current understanding of monkeypox infection in pregnancy and recommendations for the management of suspected or confirmed cases.

Jun 14, 2022 Journal news

Newly updated ISUOG Practice Guidelines: performance of the routine mid-trimester fetal ultrasound scan

Read the newly updated ISUOG Practice Guidelines on how to perform the routine mid-trimester fetal ultrasound scan.

Jun 1, 2022 Journal highlights

June 2022 UOG Highlights

The June issue of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology includes a systematic review and meta-analysis evaluating the diagnostic performance of exome sequencing in fetuses with multisystem malformations, a comprehensive study evaluating the cost-effectiveness of strategies for prevention of preterm birth and a study presenting a new algorithm for stratification of monochorionic twin pregnancies with Type-III sFGR according to fetal death risk. Also in the issue are a nationwide study on postnatal outcome of late-preterm twins in South Korea and an accompanying Editorial on the optimal timing of delivery in twin pregnancies. Finally, in this issue, look out for the newly updated ISUOG Guidelines for the performance of the routine mid-trimester fetal scan and an Opinion providing recommendations for fetal cardiac imaging in patients with degraded acoustic windows.

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