Author | Donna Wyant

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Case Study: Broad Ligament Fibroid with Ureteral Dissection: Laparoscopic Myomectomy

June 11, 2012

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A 39 year-old woman presented with urinary frequency and pelvic pressure. On pelvic examination, a large pelvic mass was felt adjacent to the uterus, deep in the pelvis. MRI showed a 12 cm subserosal fibroid adjacent to the right side of the uterus.

Understanding the Limitations of the Human Brain, Laparoscopic Surgery and Patient Safety

December 01, 2011

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Laparoscopic surgery offers unique advantages over abdominal surgery but there are some disadvantages. What can be done to improve your surgical skills?

Operating Room Patient Safety

November 11, 2011

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The operating room is the most common place for medical errors to occur in the hospital setting. Here, Dr. Bill Parker, a gynecologist in Santa Monica, Calif., discusses improving patient safety.

Contraceptive Use Patterns: It’s Time to Shift Our Thinking

October 31, 2011

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Research presented at the ASRM's meeting shows that women at risk of unintended pregnancy are using some form of contraception. However there is a tendency for user dependent, short term contraception which has a higher failure rate than long term reversible contraception.