Surgery

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.

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.

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.

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.

Pilot study of novel technique for POP repair

August 26, 2020

A new technique for repair of pelvic organ prolapse (POP) appears to be associated with good short-term outcomes, based on results of a new pilot study.

Laparoscopic excision of endometriosis nodule of the rectum

August 24, 2020

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

Does dual antibiotic prevention and vaginal prep decrease surgical site infections?

August 12, 2020

Based on the literature, a bundled intervention was created that included dual antibiotic prophylaxis (cefazolin and metronidazole) aimed at reducing surgical site infections for all patients undergoing hysterectomy.

Better outcomes when gyn oncs are trained to perform upper abdominal surgeries

August 11, 2020

Training gynecologic oncologists to perform cytoreduction for advanced ovarian cancer can result in better outcomes for patients, according to results of a new study

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.