Committee on Practice Bulletins—Gynecology. This Practice Bulletin was developed by the Committee on Practice Bulletins—Gynecology with theassistance of Jody Steinauer, MD, Andrea Jackson, MD, and Daniel Grossman, MD. The Society of Family Planning and the Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine endorse this document. The information is designed to aid practitioners in making decisions about appropriate obstetric and gynecologic care. These guidelines should not be construed as dictating an exclusive course of treatment or procedure. Variations in practice may be warranted based on the needs of the individual patient, resources, and limitations unique to the institution or type of practice.
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