According to researchers, laparoscopic treatment can significantly improve the sex lives of women with endometriosis by relieving deep dyspareunia.
Obstetrics-Gynecology & Women's Health
Data collection methods are improving but still a challenge.
Management challenges in pregnancies complicated by maternal heart disease are complex, requiring ongoing involvement of a team of specialists.
This article summarizes guidelines for diagnosis and treatment, highlighting special considerations for management of OAB across a woman’s life span.
Did her family physician meet the standard-of-care?
Cutting-edge medical advances and innovative technologies have made headlines and continue to flourish in the new millennium. However, these medical achievements stand in stark contrast to the paradoxical increase in US maternal mortality, which is among the highest of all developed nations.
If we truly want to “make America great again” we should start with a national effort to address our tragically high maternal mortality rate.
An updated review of evidence by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) underscores concerns expressed in 2014 by the agency about use of laparoscopic power morcellators (LPM) for treatment of uterine fibroids. Plus: Prescription habits show ob/gyns not well informed about opioids, according to a study. Also: Does ADHD medication use during pregnancy increase risk of congenital malformations?
Results of a prospective cohort study by Danish investigators suggest that current or recent use of hormonal contraceptives may be associated with an increased risk of breast cancer. Plus, Editorial Board Member, Ilana Cass, MD, weighs in on the impact of the study's findings.
The contribution of hereditary cancer syndromes to many gynecologic malignancies has been increasingly recognized over the past decade. As they often serve as primary care providers, ob/gyns are uniquely positioned to help identify at-risk women before they develop cancer.