UOG is now the fourth leading journal in the Obstetrics and Gynecology category, with an impressive Impact Factor of 8.678. UOG Editor-in-Chief Prof. Anthony Odibo stated: “the continued increase in the Impact Factor of UOG is the result of the dedicated work of our editors, editorial board and reviewers, our authors who continue to entrust the journal with their high-quality, clinically impactful research, and the editorial office staff led by Sarah Hatcher. The UOG team would like to thank wholeheartedly everyone who has contributed to our new Impact Factor.”.
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.
Read the newly updated ISUOG Practice Guidelines on how to perform Doppler ultrasonography of the fetoplacental circulation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The January 30th anniversary special issue of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology is out now!
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).
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.
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.
Read the latest article from Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology on 'Coronavirus in pregnancy and delivery: rapid review' now.
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.
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.
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.
In 2009, the Hypertension and Pre-eclampsia Intervention Trial At near Term-I (HYPITAT- I) trial showed that inducing labor in women with gestational hypertension or pre-eclampsia 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.
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.
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.”
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.
“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.