OB/GYN Clinical Alert – October 1, 2019
October 1, 2019
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This retrospective cohort study estimated that the use of CT scans has increased 3.7-fold in the United States and 2-fold in Ontario, Canada, from 1996 to 2016. Overall, 5.3% of pregnant women in the United States and 3.6% in Ontario underwent imaging with ionizing radiation.
A post-hoc analysis of data from a 12-week randomized study that compared vaginal estradiol to vaginal moisturizers found no increase in sexual frequency or decrease in pain associated with either treatment, compared to placebo.
Association Between Self-Reported Prenatal Cannabis Use and Maternal, Perinatal, and Neonatal Outcomes
Cannabis use during pregnancy has become commonplace in states and countries (Canada) where it has been legalized for medical and/or recreational use. The authors of this study attempted to determine whether associations exist between self-reported prenatal cannabis use and maternal and perinatal outcomes.
SYNOPSIS: In this retrospective cohort study, researchers studied the prognosis and outcomes for young women with endometrial cancer and compared them according to tumor molecular classification.