Adjunct surgical techniques such as ultrasonic aspiration and argon-enhanced electrocautery may be safely incorporated during primary debulking surgery for patients with advanced epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube or primary peritoneal cancer with miliary disease, according to a retrospective study in the International Journal of Gynecologic Cancer.
The plaintiff alleged that the infant’s injuries were caused by traumatic damage during delivery; specifically, from the vacuum extractor. The plaintiff’s argument was that when the vacuum extractor pulled on the infant’s head it caused damage, evidenced by the intraventricular bleed.
Office hysteroscopy (OH) remains a valuable but underutilized tool in evaluation and treatment of abnormal uterine bleeding. Fostering a clinic environment in which patients have access to a “one-stop shopping” experience has benefits for both them and the gynecologist. as well as the medical system.
Many ob/gyns will have ideas for novel medical devices, but most have no idea what is involved in bringing products to market. Jon Einarsson, MD, PhD, MPH, discusses some considerations when evaluating whether or not to turn an idea into something more.
Early imaging is key to detecting anomalies, some of which are unique to multiple gestations and some that also occur with singletons. Any anomaly that occurs in singletons can occur in 1 fetus in a multifetal pregnancy.