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Nov 5, 2018 Journal highlights

November 2018 UOG Highlights

The November issue of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology includes a Systematic Review on outcome reporting in studies evaluating treatments for twin–twin transfusion syndrome, and Original Articles on the association between birth-weight discordance and neonatal morbidity in twin pregnancy, longitudinal change of sFlt-1/PlGF ratio in singleton pregnancy with early-onset fetal growth restriction, and the ‘sliding sign’ of the uterus as a simple sonographic marker for the prediction of intra-abdominal adhesions in women undergoing repeat Cesarean section.

Oct 4, 2018 Journal highlights

October 2018 UOG Highlights

The October issue of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology includes a Systematic Review on the predictive accuracy of the cerebroplacental ratio for adverse outcome in suspected fetal growth restriction (FGR), a Systematic Review on the prediction of preterm delivery using biomarker tests, and Original Articles on percutaneous fetoscopic closure of large open spina bifida, maternal hemodynamics, fetal biometry and Doppler indices in pregnancies with suspected FGR, and the effect of the freeze-all policy on in-vitro fertilization outcome in poor ovarian responders.

Sep 5, 2018 Journal highlights

September 2018 UOG Highlights

The September issue of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology 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.

Aug 3, 2018 Journal highlights

August 2018 UOG Highlights

The August issue of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology includes two Original Articles and accompanying Opinion pieces on the outcome of fetuses with aortic stenosis following fetal aortic valvuloplasty, articles on obstetric and gynecological ultrasound training, and a Systematic Review on the outcome of fetuses with a prenatal diagnosis of isolated severe bilateral ventriculomegaly.

Jul 5, 2018 Journal highlights

July 2018 UOG Highlights

The July issue of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology has a special focus on fetal weight, with relevant articles on the accuracy of estimated fetal weight formulae, a new birth-weight reference chart that includes fetuses still in utero, and the screening and management of small-for-gestational-age fetuses. Also included in this issue is an ISUOG Guideline on intrapartum ultrasound providing guidance to practitioners on when ultrasound in labor is clinically indicated and how sonographic findings may affect labor management.

Jun 11, 2018 Journal highlights

June 2018 UOG Highlights

The June issue of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology has a special focus on pre-eclampsia, with relevant articles on the prediction of pre-eclampsia using serum biomarkers, maternal hemodynamic indices, and models combining these with maternal factors. Other articles in this issue include an Editorial describing a new app for interactive multiplanar navigation through the fetal brain.

May 10, 2018 Journal highlights

New Virtual Issue: Prediction and Prevention of Preterm Birth

This new Virtual Issue from UOG presents a series of papers reporting on predictive tests and interventions for preterm birth, as well as on how best to integrate them into clinical practice. These papers are free to read for a limited period of 2 months. 

May 4, 2018 Journal highlights

May 2018 UOG Highlights

The May issue of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology has a special focus on preterm birth, with relevant articles on the effectiveness of established and emerging screening methods and their implementation in clinical practice, as well as preventative methods such as pessary or cervical cerclage.

Apr 10, 2018 Journal highlights

April 2018 UOG Highlights

The April issue of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology has a special focus on integrating genomics into obstetric care, with articles on the role of first-trimester ultrasound and combined screening in the cell-free DNA era and the impact of high-resolution genetic technologies in identification of atypical chromosomal abnormalities. Articles on other topics in this issue include an Original Article on home blood-pressure monitoring in a hypertensive pregnant population.

Mar 7, 2018 Journal highlights

March 2018 UOG Highlights

The March issue of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology contains, among other articles, a Randomized Controlled Trial on fetal middle cerebral artery Doppler for timing of intrauterine transfusion in red-cell alloimmunization, a Systematic Review on prognostic accuracy of cerebroplacental ratio and middle cerebral artery Doppler for adverse perinatal outcome, and an Original Article reporting on an expert review of sonographer self-reported visualization of normal postmenopausal ovaries on transvaginal ultrasound.

Feb 8, 2018 Journal highlights

February 2018 UOG Highlights

The February issue of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology has a special focus on abnormally adherent and invasive placenta, with relevant articles including an Opinion piece on terminology used to describe the disorder, a Systematic Review on its prediction using first-trimester ultrasound signs, an original article on the cross-over sign for prediction of surgical outcome in diagnosed women, and a Systematic Review on expectant management of women diagnosed with Cesarean scar pregnancy.

Jan 3, 2018 Journal highlights

January 2018 Special Issue: Reproductive Medicine

The January issue is a special issue on Reproductive Medicine and is completely free to access. It contains a range of articles including, among others, systematic reviews and original research on the outcome of pregnancies conceived by assisted reproductive technology, articles on congenital uterine malformations and antral follicle counting, including a consensus opinion, and a randomized controlled trial on the treatment of early miscarriage. Also in this issue, is a consensus-based description of a curriculum and competency assessment for standardization of ultrasound training in residency programs.

Dec 4, 2017 Journal highlights

December 2017 UOG highlights

The December issue of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology contains, among other articles, an opinion piece on neurosonography vs fetal cerebral magnetic resonance imaging, a study describing progressive lesions of the central nervous system in microcephalic fetuses with suspected congenital Zika virus infection and an original article reporting on fetal survival rate following fetoscopic laser coagulation in the treatment of twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome.

Nov 7, 2017 Journal highlights

November 2017 UOG highlights

The November issue of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology contains, among other articles, an Editorial on early screening and prevention of preterm pre-eclampsia with aspirin, a Systematic Review on the effect of single- vs double-layer uterine closure on the risk of Cesarean scar defect, an Original Article on the pathophysiology of fetuses with D-loop transposition of the great arteries with intact ventricular septum and a nested case–control study on the performance of third-trimester screening by estimated fetal weight centile vs a combined model for the prediction of late-onset fetal growth restriction and small-for-gestational-age neonates.

Oct 9, 2017 Journal highlights

October 2017 UOG highlights

The October issue of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology contains, among many other articles, a Systematic Review of the diagnostic accuracy of first-trimester ultrasound in the detection of fetal structural anomalies, an Original Article on the performance of color and power Doppler combined with Fetal Intelligent Navigation Echocardiography (FINE) in assessing the fetal heart, a study evaluating the performance of a previously developed first-trimester screening algorithm for pre-eclampsia in the population of the ASPRE trial, and a pilot study on the potential of MRI/ultrasound fusion imaging to identify Cesarean section scar.

Sep 6, 2017 Journal highlights

September 2017 UOG highlights

The September issue of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology contains a Systematic Review on placental histopathology associated with pre-eclampsia and an accompanying Opinion commentary on the article, an updated Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis on maternal serum cell-free DNA screening for aneuploidy and an Original Article on the QUiPP app, showing it to be a safe alternative to a treat-all strategy for threatened preterm labor.

Aug 8, 2017 Journal highlights

August 2017 UOG highlights

The August issue of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology contains an Editorial on fetal anemia, a Systematic Review on customized vs population-based growth charts to identify neonates at risk of adverse outcome, the latest study in the series of articles on imaging in gynecological disease and the study protocol for the ‘Screening programme for pre-eclampsia’ (SPREE) study.

Jul 14, 2017 Journal highlights

July 2017 UOG highlights

The July issue contains an Editorial on three-dimensional imaging of the fetal skull and face, two Systematic Reviews, a secondary analysis of the TRUFFLE study and a Picture of the Month article describing a novel technique for measuring uterine cavity volume and degree of deformity.

Jun 1, 2017 Journal highlights

June UOG highlights

The June issue contains a multicenter screening study on pre-eclampsia that compares performance of the screening model with that of NICE guidelines and ACOG recommendations and five articles on non-invasive prenatal testing, including an Editorial and updated ISUOG Consensus Statement on cfDNA screening for aneuploidy.

May 1, 2017 Journal highlights

May 2017 UOG highlights

The May issue new ISUOG Practice Guidelines on performing fetal MRI, an Editorial highlighting the need for standardized classification of morbidly adherent placenta, a Randomized Controlled Trial on prevention of preterm birth with pessary in twins, a Systematic Review on reproductive outcomes of blastocyst vs cleavage-stage embryo transfer, and a range of articles on risk factors, prediction and outcome of twin–twin transfusion syndrome.

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