March 15th 2023
A model to estimate the optimal number of oocytes to try to fertilize during assisted reproductive technology (ART) treatment predicted that 43.4% of oocyte retrievals were day 3 transfers; hence, exposing all oocytes to sperm is recommended.
March 8th 2023
Microbiota composition, receptive oral sex may be risk factors for candidiasisNovember 27th 2019
Published research from Sexually Transmitted Diseases indicates a woman’s risk of vulvovaginal candidiasis could be increased by certain personal behaviors as well as the composition of her vaginal microbiota.
Hysteroscopic removal of IUD in first trimester viable optionNovember 12th 2019
Hysteroscopic removal of intrauterine devices (IUDs) during the first trimester is a viable option for patients who wish to continue their pregnancy, according to a presentation at the AAGL 2019 Global Conference.
Reducing post-op opioid use with pre-op oral analgesicsNovember 11th 2019
A presentation at the 2019 AAGL Global Congress described how advanced administration of pre-operative oral analgesics could reduce patient usage of immediate post-operative opioid use following minimally invasive hysterectomy.
Top 5 gynecologic studies from October 2019November 11th 2019
Ranging from sexual function among cancer patients to how lifetime estrogen exposure affects late-life cognition to state strategies to address opioid use, these were Contemporary OB/GYN's selections for the top gynecologic studies published in October 2019.
How common are volatile organic compounds in feminine hygiene products?November 6th 2019
Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) have been associated with several toxic effects and a recent study appearing in the Journal of Women’s Health suggests that douching may contribute to higher VOC exposure in women.
How to perform vaginoscopy for uterine accessOctober 10th 2019
Hysteroscopic lysis of intrauterine adhesions (IUAs) is the primary initial treatment in patients with Asherman’s syndrome who have symptoms. These six steps can help improve outcomes with the procedure.
MIGS services that can take an ob/gyn practice to the next levelMay 4th 2019
Six services within the realm of minimally invasive gynecologic surgery (MIGS) can easily and inexpensively be incorporated into an ob/gyn practice, according to a panel discussion at the 2019 American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists annual clinical and scientific meeting in Nashville.