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Gynecology

FDA turns down new drug application for oral UTI treatment

June 27, 2022

The US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) sent a response letter to Spero Therapeutics regarding its New Drug Application (NDA) for tebipenem pivoxil hydrobromide (tebipenem HBr) to treat complicated UTIs, saying the application lacks sufficient data.

Case report: Robot-assisted revision surgery for a transgender woman

June 23, 2022

A 54-year-old transgender woman presented at Cleveland Clinic with vaginal stenosis. She was seeking surgical revision after complications from gender affirmation surgeries performed at other care centers failed to establish a functional neovagina.

Zinc-containing vaginal gel for the prevention of recurrent vaginal infections: a pilot trial

June 16, 2022

Zinc plays a pivotal role in the body to prevent infection and maintain epidermal balance. At the 2022 American Urogynecologic Society and International Urogynecological Association’s 47th Annual Meeting, a poster presentation showed that using a zinc-containing vaginal gel may decrease the reoccurrence of vaginal infections in women.

How prevalent are urinary tract injuries during gynecologic surgeries?

June 16, 2022

During the poster session of the 2022 American Urogynecologic Society and International Urogynecological Association’s 47th Annual Meeting, 2 researchers shared their study insights, which honed in on key risk factors for urinary tract injuries during major surgery.