Medical PG: Preparation Guide for Obstetrics and Gynecology

Obstetrics and Gynecology was one of the top three subjects with maximum weightage in the NEET-PG 2020 and NEET-PG 2021. And we are certain that this does not surprise you! Considering the significance this subject holds in ensuring that your Medical-PG preparation is on point, it becomes crucial to have a complete preparation guide, including the important topics.

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Important Obstetrics and Gynecology Topics

Gynecology

Carcinoma cervix- Very Important
Etiology and staging of carcinoma Endometrium,
Association with postmenopausal bleeding in Diabetic and hypertensives, Pipelle biopsy in OPD.
Prognostic factors like ER PR status and staging with grading. Hysteroscopy as the diagnostic tool is very important!
Management of abnormal bleeding and newer drugs- Read Mirena, Endometrial Ablation
PCOS
Also, read Letrozole and metformin Pharmacology in detail. Letrozole as the new drug of choice for ovulation induction
Carcinoma Ovary
staging and it’s new details from 2014 onwards.
Read Germ cell tumors especially Dermoid and Dysgerminoma.
Read about AFP and HCG biochemistry.
All named lesions and ‘inclusion bodies’  in carcinoma ovary.
Steps of staging Laparotomy.
HRT indications and Contra-Indications.
Read especially about  Raloxifene & Bisphosphonates
One question is always asked about intersex
especially MRKH and Testicular feminisation syndrome.
Treatment of CAH
Do read turners, Klinefelter’s and Kallman syndromes

Obstetrics

Antepartum and Intrapartum Surveillance
Details of NST and CTG are of paramount importance for any exam.
Biophysical profile and dynamics of Amniotic fluid.
Read the regular patterns of CTG in labour,
Variable decelerations
Doppler of the Uterine artery is important. Also, read MCA velocity for assessment of Anemia in Rh isoimmunization.
Read about the Ductus venosus ‘M Wave  pattern since this is used more often now in clinical practice
Malpresentation and Malposition
The most common question is always on Occipito posterior and the type of pelvis which is responsible for ‘Face to Pubis’ & for ‘Deep Transverse arrest’
Breech and transverse lie are the usual malpresentation questions, though Face and Brow can be asked as well.
Aph and pph
Do read about the Placenta accrete case which can result in torrential PPH and also maternal mortality.
Management of PPH with oxytocin first, prior to any other agent.
Avoidance of Methylergometrine in cardiac cases and Hypertension. Also, the importance of Methylergometrine and Carboprost in refractory PPH.
Blood component therapy
Management of Shoulder Dystocia, Various maneuvers
Active management of the third stage of labour
Partogram and the various aspects of monitoring apart from station and Descent.
Look for the frequency of per vaginal examination and vitals monitoring
Screening of anomalies
Dual marker, triple marker quadruple marker etc.
Ectopic pregnancy
Management of unruptured ectopic pregnancy.
Molar Pregnancy, invasive mole, choriocarcinoma.
The pathology of complete and Incomplete mole
Amniocentesis and CVS, procedure and timings.
Cordocentesis, which can be done after 24 weeks.
Cell-free DNA and its assessment in the NIPT or NIFTy test.

Acing the Medical-PG Preparation with the Right Mentors

Every crucial voyage needs an expert mentor who guides you through every challenging storm you are likely to encounter. When you choose the right faculty, you take the first right step towards success. This is why PrepLadder is home to the most exceptional doctors, educators, and mentors across the country.

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Obstetrics and Gynecology Question Bank & Mock-Tests

Nothing can serve as a better source of joy than coming across familiar questions on exam day. And you can get to experience that feeling only when you have access to a complete, high-yielding, and exam-relevant question bank. 

PrepLadder’s QBank not only meets the fundamental requirements but also allows you to customize the Question Bank as per your needs. This masterpiece is an outcome of the understanding that no two preparation paths are the exact replicas of each other, that every aspirant has a strategy of their own.

You can customize the QBank based on:

  • Number of questions
  • Subject
  • Topic
  • Specific tags
  • Level of Difficulty (Easy, Medium, Hard)
  • Type of Questions (Previously attempted, Unattempted, Incorrect, Bookmarks)

among other things.

Taking Obstetrics and Gynecology tests helps you consolidate your conceptual understanding. Moreover, appearing for examinations is essential to enhance your time-management skills and get you acquainted with the exam pattern. However, the purpose won’t be served until your chosen mock test series is relevant from the examination point of view.

The PrepTests (mock-tests by PrepLadder) are chosen and recommended by the Medical-PG toppers because of their potential to bring out the best in an aspirant. Also, after you submit your test, you get a report card with all the details you could need:

  • Rank
  • Marks
  • Percentile
  • Total time taken
  • Number of correct answers
  • Number of incorrect answers
  • Number of unattempted questions
  • Number of guesses
  • The scores of everyone who took the test
  • Your comparison with the topper
  • Your subject-wise rank
  • Accuracy, and 
  • Performance graph. 

Revision tools for Medical-PG Preparation

Obstetrics and Gynecology is one of the high-weightage subjects; however, eighteen other subjects require your attention. Therefore, it is essential to have notes and other resources to make your revision journey smooth and effective. 

To ensure that your revision helps you accomplish your big targets, PrepLadder’s Rapid Revision and Snapshot 3.0 includes clinical, colorful, and concise notes, exam-relevant video content, high-definition images, and a lot more. The revised version of this feature promises perfection, and the ranks achieved by toppers by using this feature are a testament to its success.

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Now that you have the ideal Obstetrics and Gynecology preparation guide to rely upon, start preparing and moving a step closer to your dreams with every lesson.

Ridhima Arora

Ridhima is a Content Writer at PrepLadder. She aims at making a significant difference in the academic journeys of Medical PG, NEET SS, and CAT aspirants through her content.