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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Pregnancy: Responding to a Rapidly Evolving Situation

Rasmussen, Sonja A.; Jamieson, Denise J.

Obstetrics & Gynecology. ., Post Author Corrections: March 19, 2020

As coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) rapidly spreads, obstetricians must keep up to date on the latest information; although guidelines for pregnant women have been rapidly developed, many questions remain.

Prenatal Diagnosis of a Furcate Placenta

Cohen, Bruce; Wilson, Monika; Cohen, Austin; More

Obstetrics & Gynecology. 135(4):960-963, April 2020.

Although furcate placenta can be diagnosed using ultrasonography, whether it is associated with increased fetal risk is unclear.

Prospective Implementation and Evaluation of a Decision-Tree Algorithm for Route of Hysterectomy

Schmitt, Jennifer J.; Baker, Mary V.; Occhino, John A.; More

Obstetrics & Gynecology. 135(4):761-769, April 2020.

Prospective use of a decision-tree algorithm to determine the route of hysterectomy supports the safety and feasibility of vaginal hysterectomy for the majority of patients.

Cephalic Elevation Device for Second-Stage Cesarean Delivery: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Lassey, Sarah C.; Little, Sarah E.; Saadeh, Michael; More

Obstetrics & Gynecology. 135(4):879-884, April 2020.

Using a cephalic elevation device during second-stage cesarean deliveries decreases time to delivery after hysterotomy by 23 seconds.

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Perinatal Insurance Coverage

Daw, Jamie R.; Kolenic, Giselle E.; Dalton, Vanessa K.; More

Obstetrics & Gynecology. 135(4):917-924, April 2020.

Gaps and transitions (disruptions) in perinatal insurance coverage disproportionately affect indigenous, Hispanic, and black non-Hispanic women.