Contraceptive counseling via volunteer reproductive health educators

January 19, 2021

Initiation of more effective contraception occurred more often among patients who were seen by a volunteer reproductive health educator during routine visits at a resident obstetrics and gynecology clinic, according to a study published in Maternal and Child Health Journal.

Laparoscopic retrograde hysterectomy in a large uterus

January 19, 2021

A retrospective study in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Health has concluded that total laparoscopic retrograde hysterectomy (TLreH) for severe endometriosis with obliterated cul-de-sac is both feasible and safe.

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.

Abstract submissions for 2021 SASGOG Virtual Meeting

January 06, 2021

The Society for Academic Specialists in General Obstetrics and Gynecology (SASGOG) recently announced its call for abstracts for the 2021 Annual Meeting. The meeting will be held virtually on April 9, 2021 from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. EST.