A Phase II study examines the efficacy of a urine-based test in screening for cervical cancer. Also, a study looks at whether cost is the reason why some patients do not adhere to breast cancer medications.
The 25th annual Ultrasound Update for Clinical Practice program took place December 1–4 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The meeting was dedicated to Drs John Hobbins, Ilan Timor, and Stuart Campbell, well-known figures in ultrasound who are all celebrating their 80th birthdays.
A study looks at whether myomectomies were also impacted by the FDA safety communication. Also, chronically ill mothers may be more likely to give birth to children with heart disease. Plus: Can antenatal steroids reduce mortality in extreme prematurity?
Pelvic sonography, especially transvaginal 3D imaging, is critical for identifying malpositioned and embedded IUDs.
A 34-year-old Ohio woman was under the care of her longtime family physician, who had minor privileges to deliver uncomplicated pregnancies at a specific hospital, for her pregnancy. The woman is diagnosed with eclampsia in her third trimester and is immediately given a cesarean. After delivery, she is unresponsive having died from a massive intracranial hemorrhage. The physician is sued for fraudulently representing her abilities in obstetric care. What's the verdict?
In this chapter, Ceccaroni and colleagues set the stage for performing minimally invasive procedures by focusing on the anatomy of the pelvis.