OB/GYN 1004 - OB/GYN Clinical Alert - Apr 01, 2006

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for the obstetrician and gynecologist.

Accreditation:

AHC Media is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation:

AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty

Editor
Leon Speroff, MD
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Oregon Health and Science University
Portland

Peer Reviewer
Catherine Leclair
Assistant Professor
Department of OB/GYN
Oregon Health and Science University
Portland

Associate Editors
Robert L. Coleman, MD
Associate Professor
University of Texas
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Houston

John C. Hobbins, MD
Professor and Chief of Obstetrics
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Denver

Subjects:

  • Diagnostic Open Laparoscopy in the Management of Advanced Ovarian Cancer
  • EVRA and Venous Thrombosis
  • Randomized Double-Blind Trial of Estrogen Replacement Therapy vs Placebo in Stage I or II Endometrial Cancer
  • The WHI Studies on Calcium and Vitamin D
  • Assisted Reproductive Technology and Pregnancy Outcome

Objectives:

  • to present the latest drug data regarding diagnosis and treatment of various diseases affecting women, including cancer, sexually transmitted diseases, and osteoporosis
  • present new data concerning prenatal care and complications, as well as neonatal health
  • discuss the pros and cons and cost-effectiveness of new testing procedures
  • present risks and benefits of estrogen replacement therapy for postmenopausal women

Financial Disclosure:

OB/GYN Clinical Alert’s Editor, Leon Speroff, MD, is a consultant for Barr Laboratories.

Associate Editor Robert L. Coleman, MD is on the speaker’s bureau for GlaxoSmithKline, Bristol-Myers Squibb, and Ortho Biotech.

Associate Editor John C. Hobbins, MD and peer reviewer Catherine Leclair report no financial relationship to this field of study.

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