Welcome to the SMFM Podcast Series!
We launched the SMFM Podcast in February 2018 to highlight a range of topics that touch MFM. From congenital heart disease to mental illness, 3D ultrasound, preventing burnout and more, new episodes will released monthly. If you would like to submit a topic for consideration, leave a comment, or are interested in being a guest on our podcast series, please contact Chris Coleman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The impact of the HYPITAT I trial on obstetric management and outcomes for gestational hypertension and preeclampsiaContains 2 Component(s)
Interview of Dr. Catherine de Sonnaville as she describes her study on the impact of the HYPITAT 1 trial on obstetric management and outcome for pregnancies complicated by hypertensive disorders in the Netherlands at SMFM 2018. This study showed that the HYPITAT 1 trial lead to an increase in rates of induction of labor for women with hypertensive disorders at term, and a significant reduction in maternal morbidity/mortality and perinatal mortality.
Getting Back Up: Being and Helping the Second VictimContains 2 Component(s)
Adverse outcomes are rare in obstetrics but when they occur are devastating not only to patients but also the caregivers. Join Drs. Lipkind and Pettker for this 30-minute podcast as they use their personal experiences to discuss the resources for supporting 'second victim’ caregivers who experience critical events.
Mental IllnessContains 2 Component(s)
Join Dr. Rao as she discusses what is “Mental Health”, and its impact on the mother, fetus and neonate. The podcast will also identify risk factors and how to screen for mental health disorders, and how to optimize care to women with a pre-existing diagnosis.
Contraception for the High-Risk Obstetrical Patient: A Call to ActionContains 2 Component(s)
Contraception for the High-Risk Obstetrical Patient: A Call to Action
Patient Safety and Quality Improvement for MFMs and High-Risk PatientsContains 2 Component(s)
Patient Safety and Quality Improvement for MFMs and High-Risk Patients
Outcomes of Elective Inductions of Labor in Obese WomenContains 2 Component(s)
This podcast provides a nice description of the retrospective cohort study performed by Dr. Palatnik and colleagues. Few studies have been performed to evaluate elective induction of labor in the obese population, however those that have been performed have conflicting results. Dr. Palatnik performed a retrospective cohort study from the Consortium on Safe Labor comparing obese women with a singleton gestation who underwent elective induction at >39 weeks versus expectant management. Their outcomes of interest includes cesarean section rate (primary outcomes), and adverse maternal and neonatal outcomes (including 3rd/4th degree laceration, postpartum hemorrhage, blood transfusion, endometritis, would infection, apgar score
Evaluating Cardiovascular Risk 10 years after PreeclampsiaContains 2 Component(s)
Join Dr. Levine as she discusses evaluating Cardiovascular Risk 10 years after Preeclampsia
A Review of Hepatitis C in PregnancyContains 2 Component(s)
Join Dr. Brenna Hughes as she discusses the current evidence regarding hepatitis C virus in pregnancy. She reviews the epidemiology of hepatitis c in pregnancy, challenges of maternal infection on pregnancy and pregnancy outcomes, and screening/treatment/management recommendations of Hepatitis C during pregnancy.
Beneficios de pertenecer a la Sociedad de Medicina Materno-FetalContains 2 Component(s)
!En español! ¿Conoces los beneficios de pertenecer a la Sociedad de Medicina Materno-Fetal? Escucha la charla entre el CEO de SMFM Matt Granato y el Dr. Jorge Tolosa, presidente del Comité de Salud Global de SMFM https://bit.ly/2STaiBK
Feasibility of Complete Salpingectomy Compared With Standard Postpartum Tubal Ligation at Cesarean Delivery: A Randomized Controlled TrialContains 2 Component(s)
Evaluate the feasibility of salpingectomy compared with standard bilateral tubal ligation at the time of cesarean delivery in women with undesired fertility.
Congenital Toxoplasmosis PreventionContains 2 Component(s)
SMFM member, Dr. Laurent Mandelbrodt, discusses results from the TOXOGEST study, a randomized open-label trial comparing pyrimethamine/sulfadiazine to spiramycin in reduction of perinatal transmission of toxoplasma gondii. The results were presented at the SMFM Annual Pregnancy Meeting in February 2018.
Maternal Cardiovascular DiseaseContains 2 Component(s)
Join MFM, Dr. Alexandria Hill, as she speaks about cardiovascular disease in pregnant and postpartum woman. During this nine-minute podcast, Dr. Hill addresses the importance of identifying heart disease, considerations for MFM specialists caring for cardiac patients, and what national organizations are doing to address this growing problem.
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