Gynecology

Recurrence of high-grade cervical dysplasia

September 18, 2020

Women with high-grade cervical dysplasia are much less likely to have recurrence after primary conization if they undergo laser conization than a loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP), according to a 5-year follow-up study.

Study links focal adenomyosis and primary infertility

September 17, 2020

A new study by French investigators shows that adenomyosis confined to the outer myometrium is associated with primary infertility—but not more diffuse disease.

S2E3: Providing quality care for transgender and nonbinary patients

September 16, 2020

Halley Crissman, MD, MPH, and Daphna Stroumsa, MD, MPH, MSC, discuss ways in which ob/gyns can provide high-quality care for transgender and nonbinary people assigned female sex at birth.

Study finds myomectomy at cesarean section can be performed safely

September 15, 2020

Although myomectomy may prolong the operative time and the postoperative hospital stay, there are numerous potential benefits including avoiding a follow-up operation to remove uterine fibroids.

Mechanisms of drug resistance to T. vaginalis

September 14, 2020

For the literature review, the authors searched PubMed, ScienceDirect and Embase for English language articles on drug resistance, with 58 articles for inclusion.

HIFU treatment for fibroids does not increase risk for pelvic adhesions

September 14, 2020

High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) for the treatment of uterine fibroids may not significantly increase the risk of pelvic adhesions.

Causes of unsuccessful pessary fitting in women with pelvic organ prolapse

September 08, 2020

The authors reviewed studies with primary outcomes that were factors associated with unsuccessful pessary fitting and discontinuation in women with POP and 21 for final analysis.

HIV intervention efficacy based on location

August 28, 2020

A new study, published in JAMA Network Open, investigated the efficacy of the Healthy Choices intervention when delivered in HIV clinics and remotely.

Voiding dysfunction after colorectal surgery for endometriosis

August 28, 2020

Self-catheterization for over 1 month occurred in 13.6% of surgical cases, mainly after segmental colorectal resection.

Variation in outcome reporting and measurement tools among treatment trials for GSM

August 28, 2020

Considerable heterogeneity exists in reported outcomes and measures used in clinical trials of treatments for genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM), which impacts between 40% and 60% of postmenopausal women, according to a systematic review in the journal Menopause.