Surgery

Poll: Will new technology bring a resurgence in enthusiasm for single port surgery?

January 05, 2022

Much innovation has taken place in the field of minimally invasive gynecologic surgery in the last decade. Enthusiasm for single-port surgery has waned over the past decade, due to factors like Reimbursement issues and technical demand led to a decrease in enthusiasm, but robotics companies continue to develop new solutions.

Robotic surgery: A viable option for pectopexy

January 05, 2022

While sacrocolpopexy has been the gold standard for the anatomical correction of pelvic organ prolapse for more than three decades, it is a technically challenging procedure that results in dividing the pelvis by mesh material and often requires extensive bowel manipulation.

Revolutionizing laparoscopy

November 16, 2021

Marcello Ceccaroni, MD, PhD, compared how the revolution of rock and roll relates to the revolution of laparoscopic surgery in his AAGL MED Talk at AAGL's 50th Global Congress on MIGS in Austin, Texas.

Radiofrequency ablation for uterine fibroids

November 16, 2021

In a panel discussion at AAGL’s 50th Global Congress on MIGS, in Austin, Texas, Kimberly Kho, MD, MPH, along with Jessica Shepherd, MD, MBA, FACOG, and Craig Sobolewski, MD, discussed utilizing radiofrequency ablation for treatment of uterine fibroids.

MIGS surgeons discuss vNOTES in roundtable panel discussion

November 10, 2021

Contemporary OB/GYN® Deputy Medical Editor Jon I. Einarsson, MD, PhD, MPH, hosts a panel discussion with fellow minimally invasive gynecologic surgeons (MIGS) on the novel technology of vaginal natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (vNOTES).

Robotic-assisted surgery for gynecologic procedures

November 09, 2021

“Today, many of these cases are done as open surgery, including approximately 60% of all hysterectomies performed globally, despite the clear benefits of minimally invasive surgery, which includes fewer complications, a shorter hospital stay, and a faster return to normal activities,” Peron told Contemporary OB/GYN®.

vNOTES: where does it fit in the gynecologic surgery armamentarium?

November 08, 2021

The reality is that traditional laparoscopic surgery provides excellent outcomes, great surgical exposure, and the flexibility to tackle almost any clinical situation. As such it is a high bar to overcome—vNOTES is essentially single port vaginal surgery.

MIGS surgeons discuss novel vNOTES technology

November 05, 2021

Contemporary OB/GYN® held a panel discussion in September with 4 renowned minimally invasive gynecologic surgeons (MIGS) who discussed vaginal natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (vNOTES).