Insights from outside BJOG


  • Shona Kirtley

  • The Research Snippets are extracts from a monthly service called the Journal Article Summary Service. It is a service that summarises new articles in obstetrics and gynaecology published over the preceding month. If you would like to have information on how to subscribe, please email the editor Athol Kent at or visit the website

  • The remaining sections of Insights from outside BJOG are written by Shona Kirtley, Research Information Specialist, Centre for Statistics in Medicine, Botnar Research Centre, Oxford, UK.

  • This Insights from outside BJOG was edited by Aris Papageorghiou, Consultant in Fetal Medicine and Obstetrics, St George's Hospital, London and BJOG Executive Scientific Editor.