Gynecology

Current choices in cervical cancer screening

December 06, 2021

It is essential to expand access to all available, effective cervical cancer screening options for the most vulnerable populations. The targeted use of any particular screening modality in higher-risk populations is not supported by evidence-based guidelines; any effective screening is the priority.

Radiofrequency ablation for uterine fibroids

November 16, 2021

In a panel discussion at AAGL’s 50th Global Congress on MIGS, in Austin, Texas, Kimberly Kho, MD, MPH, along with Jessica Shepherd, MD, MBA, FACOG, and Craig Sobolewski, MD, discussed utilizing radiofrequency ablation for treatment of uterine fibroids.

The need for office hysteroscopies in your practice

November 16, 2021

“My hysteroscope is my stethoscope. I use it in every opportunity when the story doesn’t match,” Linda D. Bradley, MD, said during her presentation at AAGL’s 50th Global Congress on MIGS, “Office Hysteroscopy: Seeing is Believing. A Manifesto for Change.”

Building a framework for a multidisciplinary approach to chronic pelvic pain therapy

November 15, 2021

“If you want to provide comprehensive care, it is truly impossible as 1 person,” began Jean Uy-Kroh, MD, FACOG, director, Chronic Pelvic Pain Program at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, at AAGL’s 50th Global Congress on MIGS in Austin, Texas.

Robotic-assisted surgery for gynecologic procedures

November 09, 2021

“Today, many of these cases are done as open surgery, including approximately 60% of all hysterectomies performed globally, despite the clear benefits of minimally invasive surgery, which includes fewer complications, a shorter hospital stay, and a faster return to normal activities,” Peron told Contemporary OB/GYN®.

vNOTES: where does it fit in the gynecologic surgery armamentarium?

November 08, 2021

The reality is that traditional laparoscopic surgery provides excellent outcomes, great surgical exposure, and the flexibility to tackle almost any clinical situation. As such it is a high bar to overcome—vNOTES is essentially single port vaginal surgery.