Hysteroscopic myomectomy for submucosal fibroids

January 15, 2021

Women with submucosal uterine leiomyomas who undergo hysteroscopic removal have comparable birth outcomes to women with submucosal uterine leiomyomas who do not have hysteroscopic removal, according to a retrospective case-control study in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology MFM.

Laparoscopy better than imaging for accurate staging in locally advanced cervical cancer

January 11, 2021

While no difference was shown in disease-free survival rates between surgical and non-surgical staging methods, laparoscopy benefits patients with International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) stage IIB cervical cancer. Surgical staging also has a cancer-specific survival benefit, according to a study published in the International Journal of Gynecological Cancers.