OB/GYN 1305 - OB/GYN Clinical Alert - May 01, 2009

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for the obstetrician and gynecologist.


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

Peer Reviewer
Catherine Leclair, MD
Associate Professor
Department of OB/GYN
Oregon Health and Science University

Associate Editors
Frank W. Ling, MD
Clinical Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

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

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


  • Likelihood of Hysterectomy after Endometrial Ablation
  • A Best-Evidence Review of Indications for Induction of Labor
  • Calcium and Vitamin D in the Women's Health Initiative
  • PLCO: Where Are We Now?
  • Guidelines for Practice and Research in Urogynecology


  • To present the latest data regarding diagnosis and treatment of various diseases affecting women, including cancer, sexually transmitted diseases, and osteoporosis
  • To present new data concerning prenatal care and complications, as well as neonatal health
  • To discuss the pros, cons, and cost-effectiveness of new testing procedures

Financial Disclosure:

OB/GYN Clinical Alert’s Editor, Leon Speroff, MD, is a consultant for Warner Chilcott. Peer Reviewer Catherine LeClair, MD, and Associate Editors Frank W. Ling, MD, and John C. Hobbins, MD, report no financial relationship to this field of study. Associate Editor Robert L. Coleman, MD, is a consultant for GlaxoSmithKline, Eli Lilly Co., Abbott Laboratories, Sanofi-Aventis, and Pfizer; and serves on the speakers bureau for GlaxoSmithKline, Eli Lilly Co., and OrthoBiotech.

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