JACC: Case Reports Viewpoint Explores Use of OB-GYN History to Assess CV Risk

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A new viewpoint published in JACC: Case Reports highlights the value of OB-GYN history in screening for cardiovascular risk factors in women and stresses the importance of developing a system to transition women – such as those with hypertensive disorders during pregnancy – to regular follow-up with a primary care physician or cardiologist.

The authors also suggest using OB-GYN visits as a screening opportunity, given many women often use their OB-GYN as their primary care provider.

Check out the recommended list of OB-GYN conditions to screen for.