Procedures

Compliance with treatment guidelines for ovarian cancer debulking surgery

July 24, 2020

The study found that both patient- and treatment-related factors contributed to noncompliance.

Shoulder dystocia: The unpredictable nightmare

July 09, 2020

This case involves induction of labor for a suspected large for gestational age (LGA) baby in a mother with a normal antepartum course.

New study analyzes NICU utilization trends

July 02, 2020

NICU utilization trends have yet to be thoroughly investigated.

Smoke evacuation in the age of COVID-19

July 02, 2020

Though theoretical, the threat of aerosolized viral particles places health care providers at risk. Certain safety measures can be taken.

Adjunct surgical techniques safe for complex ovarian cancer cytoreduction

June 18, 2020

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.

Ovarian Remnant Resection Surgery

June 15, 2020

Presented by Kristen Pepin, MD, Nisse V. Clark, MD, and Jon I. Einarsson, MD, PhD, MPH Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston.

Laparoscopic excision of transmural rectal endometriosis

March 11, 2020

In this video, Jon Einarsson, MD, PhD MPH, discusses his work to develop a less invasive technique for removal of the transmural bowel nodules. 

Liability in ob/gyn ultrasound

October 11, 2017

This article addresses common errors that lead to litigation involving ob/gyn ultrasound, with options to reduce ultrasound-related litigation.

Were this infant’s delays secondary to misapplication of a vacuum extractor?

September 27, 2017

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.

Why you should be performing office hysteroscopy… now

September 27, 2017

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.