Proceedings in Obstetrics and Gynecology (POG) is an open access peer reviewed journal of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Iowa.

Current Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1 (February 2018)

Review Article



Preoperative evaluation of patients with ovarian masses using the risk of malignancy index 4 model p. 1-9
Mustafa N. Ali, Dina Habib, Ahmed I. Hassanien, Ahmed M. Abbas, and Mohamed H. Makarem

Case Reports


Management of pregnancy in patients with exstrophy-epispadias sequence: a case series and literature review p. 1-9
Colette M. Gnade, Heather R. Williams, Joseph T. Kowalski, Janet I. Andrews, and Heather Anaya


A rare case of lethal campomelic dysplasia p. 1-6
Ahmed El-Sheikhah, Mahy Mohsen, Sief El-Eslam A. Ali, Rasha Taher, Armia Michael, Shymaa S. Ali, Ahmad A. Radwan, and Ahmed M. Abbas

Top Docs

Extended Abstracts


Evaluating the association of physical activity and weight gain in pregnancy p. 1-2
Lydia B. Alexander, Taryn E. Nishimura, Debra S. Brandt, Kellie M. Thomas, Nicholas J. Evans, Philip M. Polgreen, Linnea A. Polgreen, Mark K. Santillan, and Donna A. Santillan


Impact of vasopressin receptors on regulation of immune response in preeclampsia p. 1-2
Kathryn Huber-Keener; Sabrina M. Scroggins; Donna A. Santillan; Daffney Gomendoza; Lindsay Krotz,; Jeremy Sandgren,; Justin L. Grobe; and Mark K. Santillan


Fast versus slow tenaculum placement during office transcervical procedures p. 1-2
Ashley Kaiser, Deepti Sharma, Kristin Bremer, M. Bridget Zimmerman, Colleen K. Stockdale, and Abbey J. Hardy-Fairbanks


A predictive model for serous epithelial ovarian cancer chemo-response using clinical characteristics p. 1-2
Andreea Mihai Newtson, Rebecca K. Chung, Eric J. Devor, Erin A. Salinas, Megan E. McDonald, Kristina W. Thiel, Michael J. Goodheart, Kimberly K. Leslie, Brian J. Smith, and Jesus Gonzalez-Bosquet

With this issue, Proceedings in Obstetrics and Gynecology introduces a new feature, our Top Docs Column. This column will highlight one of the authors from the issue. Check out this issue’s Top Doc, Gregory S. Skopec, MD, author of our lead article, A review of medical and surgical techniques for overcoming cervical stenosis.