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Jun 10, 2021 Journal news

ESGO/ISUOG/IOTA/ESGE Consensus Statement on preoperative diagnosis of ovarian tumors

ISUOG along with ESGO, IOTA and ESGE have issued a Consensus Statement on the preoperative diagnosis of ovarian tumors. This joint publication presents clinically relevant and evidence-based statements on the diagnosis of these tumors and assessment of disease spread, including imaging techniques, biomarkers and predictive models.

Apr 1, 2021 Journal news

Newly updated ISUOG Practice Guidelines: sonographic examination of the fetal central nervous system. Part 2: performance of targeted neurosonography

Read the newly updated ISUOG Guidelines describing the protocol for the diagnostic ultrasound examination that should be performed in any case in which there is an increased risk of CNS malformation.

Feb 23, 2021 Journal news

COVID-19 infection in pregnancy not linked with stillbirth or baby death

COVID-19 infection in pregnancy is not associated with stillbirth or early neonatal death, according to a new study in over 4000 pregnant women with suspected or confirmed COVID-19.

Jan 19, 2021 Journal news

The top 10 buzz-generating research articles of 2020

Read the top 10 research articles that attracted the most attention in traditional and social media, as measured by Altmetric score, published in UOG in 2020.

Jan 2, 2021 Journal news

January 2021 Special Issue: 30th Anniversary

The January 30th anniversary special issue of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology is out now!

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

Aug 3, 2020 Journal news

New ISUOG Practice Guidelines: diagnosis and management of small‐for‐gestational‐age fetus and fetal growth restriction

New ISUOG Practice Guidelines provide definitions of fetal growth restriction and small-for-gestational age, and describe the best possible management options based on current data and knowledge.

Apr 23, 2020 Journal news

UOG Virtual Issue on COVID-19: management in obstetric and gynecological settings

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 is continually updated with the latest research, guidance and opinions published in Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology on COVID-19 in the obstetric and gynecological settings.

Apr 8, 2020 Journal news

UK stillbirth trends in over 11 million births provide no evidence to support effectiveness of Growth Assessment Protocol program

A new study questions the impact of the Growth Assessment Protocol program on stillbirth rates.

Mar 17, 2020 Journal news

Coronavirus in pregnancy and delivery: rapid review

Read the latest article from Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology on 'Coronavirus in pregnancy and delivery: rapid review' now.

Mar 12, 2020 Journal news

New ISUOG Interim Guidance - 2019 novel coronavirus infection during pregnancy and puerperium: information for healthcare professionals

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.

Mar 2, 2020 Journal news

QUiPP App v.2 can determine reliably the risk of preterm birth

An improved mobile phone app will help identify women who need special treatments at the right time and reduce emotional and financial burden on families and the NHS.

Oct 9, 2019 Journal news

A fetal abnormality is detected for the first time on routine third-trimester ultrasound examination in 1 in 200 pregnancies

Routine ultrasound examination at 35–37 weeks' gestation may reveal new fetal abnormalities that could not be diagnosed at earlier examinations.

Sep 5, 2019 Journal news

Best strategy for managing hypertension and pre-eclampsia at end of pregnancy

In 2009, the Hypertension and Preeclampsia Intervention Trial At near Term-I (HYPITAT- I) trial showed that inducing labor in women with gestational hypertension or preeclampsia at the end of pregnancy reduces the number of high risk situations for the mother, without compromising the health of newborns. A new analysis evaluated the impact of the HYPITAT-I findings on timing of labor and subsequent outcomes for mother and child in the Netherlands.

Aug 30, 2019 Journal news

Increased Sylvian fissure angle as early sonographic sign of malformation of cortical development

Increased Sylvian fissure angle may potentially be a strong indicator for the subsequent development of cortical malformation, finds a new free-access UOG Journal study by Pooh and colleagues.

Jul 11, 2019 Journal news

Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology has a new impact factor of 5.6!

UOG retains its position as third out of 83 journals in the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology, with an impressive Impact Factor of 5.6. UOG Editor-in-Chief Prof. Anthony Odibo states: “the continued success of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology is attributable to the loyalty of our authors, whose high-quality and clinically relevant material we publish, and to the hard work of our editors and reviewers, who improve the work that is submitted. The UOG team would like to thank wholeheartedly the many contributors who have helped to sustain our impressive ranking.”

Jul 3, 2019 Journal news

Out now: a new UOG Journal Virtual Issue on Urogynecology

Since the introduction of ultrasound in the field of urogynecology, its applications have expanded from being focused on evaluation of the bladder and bladder neck to including assessment of obstetric anal sphincter injuries, pelvic organ prolapse, morphological abnormalities of the levator ani and vaginal wall mesh implants. This new Virtual Issue from Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology presents a selection of recent papers reporting on these topics, including on the use of 3D and 4D ultrasound and pregnancy-related changes in the pelvic floor musculature. These papers are FREE to read for a limited period.

Jun 24, 2019 Journal news

Fetal megacystis: a lot more than LUTO, finds new UOG article

“Although the main cause of fetal megacystis is LUTO, an enlarged fetal bladder can also be present as a concomitant finding of miscellaneous genetic syndromes, developmental disturbances and chromosomal abnormalities" finds new Original Paper by Fontanella and colleagues in the June issue of the UOG Journal.

Jun 5, 2019 Journal news

cfDNA testing of maternal blood is effective for Down syndrome screening in twin pregnancy

The performance of cfDNA testing for trisomy 21 in twin pregnancy is similar to that reported in singleton pregnancy and is superior to that of the first-trimester combined test or second-trimester biochemical testing.

May 24, 2019 Journal news

Procedure-related risk of miscarriage after CVS or amniocentesis - infographic

The procedure-related risk of miscarriage following chorionic villus sampling or amniocentesis is lower than currently advocated and negligible when compared with controls of similar risk profile, finds free access UOG Journal updated meta-analysis by Salomon et al.

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