To mark Pre-eclampsia Awareness Month, the May issue of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology includes a series of research papers investigating the impact of pre-eclampsia on maternal health and potential biomarkers of the disorder. The issue also includes a systematic review and a retrospective study on the outcome of patients with aortic stenosis following fetal aortic valvuloplasty, a prospective study evaluating genetic causes of skeletal system abnormalities and a study validating IOTA models and O-RADS tool for preoperative assessment of adnexal lesions in a North American population.
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.