Exxcellence in Life Long Learning
L³-ObGyn™ Modules

This program is designed to help Ob/Gyns stay up to date on new technologies, best practices and medical findings.

Now in its 12th year, The Exxcellence Foundation is proud to offer the very successful L3-ObGyn™ life-long learning initiative, which provides a series of current articles and an exam for each edition of modules for use in residency program education. For continued use, the articles are archived by year, author and title.

Current Module: Sep 2017

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Category Author / Title / Publication
Office Practice Dryer K, van Rijswijk J, Mihatovic V et al.
Oil-based or water-based contrast for hysterosalpingography in Infertile Women.
N Engl J Med. 2017 May 25;376(21):2043-2052. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1612337. Epub 2017 May 18.
Office Practice McCurdy AP, Boulé NG, Sivak A et al.
Effects of Exercise on Mild-to-Moderate Depressive Symptoms in the Postpartum Period.
Obstet Gynecol 2017;129(6): 1087-1097, doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000002053.
Office Practice Kim YH, Park S, Lee M, et al.
Effect of a pH-Balanced Vaginal Gel on Dyspareunia and Sexual Function in Breast Cancer Survivors Who Were Premenopausal at Diagnosis.
Obstet Gynecol 2017 May;129(5):870-876. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000001988.
Gynecology Till SR, Morgan DM, Bazzi A et al.
Reducing surgical site infections after hysterectomy: metronidazole plus cefazolin compared with cephalosporin alone.
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Aug;217(2):187.e1-187.e11. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2017.03.019. Epub 2017 Mar 28
Gynecology (No authors listed)
Committee Opinion No. 703 Summary: Asymptomatic Microscopic Hematuria in Women.
Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Jun;129(6):1153-1154. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000002110.
Gynecology Kuroki LM, Mullen MM, Massad LS et al.
Wound Complication Rates After Staples or Suture for Midline Vertical Skin Closure in Obese Women
Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Jul;130(1):91-99. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000002061
Obstetrics Bateman, BT, Cole, NM et al.
Patterns of Opioid Prescription and Use After Cesarean Delivery
Obstet Gynecol. 2017 July: 130(1):29-35; doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000002093
Obstetrics ACOG Practice Bulletin No. 181
Prevention of Rh D Alloimmunization.
August: 130(2): e57-e70. Doi: 10.1097/AOG0000000000002232
Obstetrics Rolnik DL, Wright D, Poon LC, et al.
Aspirin versus Placebo in Pregnancies at High Risk for Preterm Preeclampsia.
N Engl J Med. 2017 June 28. Doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1704559