Watch out for our new journal "RBGO Gynecology and Obstetrics / Revista Brasileira de Ginecologia e Obstetrícia"! RBGO is a double-blinded peer-reviewed open access journal published monthly to obstetricians, gynecologists, and kindred professionals. It has the purpose of publishing original contributions on relevant themes about Gynecology and Obstetrics in all its fields such as primary care, high risk pregnancy, fetal medicine and many others multidisciplinary related areas. Open to Brazilian and international contributions, the journal accepts and publishes papers in English only.
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Featured Open Access Articles

Free Vascularized Fibular Graft for Distal Tibial and Ankle Arthrodesis) (Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery Open)

Adam B. Wallace, Sean M. Devitt, Tyler M. Kreitz, Steven M. Raikin, Patrick Joseph Greaney Jr

The use of free vascularized fibular graft (FVFG) for proximal and mid-shaft tibial reconstruction is well documented in the literature. However, literature documenting distal tibial and proximal ankle reconstruction using this technique is lacking. The purpose of this case report is to demonstrate the osteocutaneous fibular free flap as a viable limb-sparing option to patients who previously required amputation in similar circumstances. Read more.

Factors Associated with Infant Mortality in a Northeastern Brazilian Capital (RBGO Gynecology and Obstetrics)

Sheila Lima Diógenes Santos, Luciano Brito Santos, Viriato Campelo, Ana Roberta Vilarouca da Silva

Identify factors associated with infant mortality by a hierarchical model based on socioeconomic, health care, obstetric and biological determinants in a northeastern Brazilian capital. Observational, retrospective cohort study based on secondary data of births and deaths of infants of mothers living in the city of Teresina. Read more.

Cesarean Delivery with External Negative Pressure Dressing System: A Retrospective Cohort Study (The Surgery Journal)

Teresa A. Orth, Mary M. Gerkovich, Erica Heitmann, Jonnie Overcash, Charles Gibbs, Marc Parrish

To determine whether the use of external negative pressure dressing system (ENPDS) can reduce the incidence of wound complications after cesarean delivery (CD) compared with traditional dressings.  Read more.

3D Heart Model and 4D Flow MRI 20 Years after Spiral Arterial Switch Operation (The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon)

Hans-Hinrich Sievers, Arash Kheradvar, Hans-Heiner Kramer, Carsten Rickers

Case of a patient is presented here 20 years after spiral direct anastomosis of the great arteries in an arterial switch operation. Three-dimensional model of the heart combined with four-dimensional flow magnetic resonance imaging presents a novel comprehensive way to assess surgical results.  Read more.


Accuracy of Point-of-Care B-Line Lung Ultrasound in Comparison to NT-ProBNP for Screening Acute Heart Failure  (Ultrasound International Open)

E. Glöckner, M. Christ, F. Geier1, P. Otte, U. Thiem, S. Neubauer, V. Kohfeldt, K. Singler

The objective of this pilot study was to determine the accuracy of point-of-care B-line lung ultrasound in comparison to NT Pro-BNP for screening acute heart failure.  Read more.

Mode of Delivery in Premature Neonates: Does It Matter? ( American Journal of Perinatology)

Diana A. Racusin, Kathleen M. Antony, Jennifer Haase, Melissa Bondy, Kjersti M. Aagaard

Despite the current prevalence of preterm births, no clear guidelines exist on the optimal mode of delivery. Our objective was to investigate the effects of mode of delivery on neonatal outcomes among premature infants in a large cohort.  Read more.

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