Surgery

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.

AUGS Consensus Statement: Managing mesh problems

July 03, 2020

The American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS) released new information on managing mesh problems, which includes guidance, treatment algorithms and ways to optimize treatment outcomes for these complications.

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.

Port-site local anesthetic injection for laparoendoscopic surgery

June 18, 2020

A South Korean prospective study has concluded that an injection of port-site bupivacaine hydrochloride following gynecologic laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (LSSS) does not provide any additive effect in alleviating postoperative umbilical pain.

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.

Video: Laparoscopic excision of multifocal bowel endometriosis

November 30, 2018

Nisse V. Clark, MD, Renita Kim, MD, MPH, and Jon Einarsson, MD, PhD, MPH show how they treat multifocal bowel endometriosis in a 25-year-old G0 with dysmenorrhea, dyschezia, and cyclic rectal bleeding.

Using simulation technology to reduce maternal morbidity

October 22, 2018

Use of simulation technology for training on labor and delivery is increasing and studies show it can help reduce complications such as perineal lacerations and brachial plexus injury.

Gynecologic surgery’s future

October 19, 2018

Innovation is a major component of gynecologic surgery and surgeons at all levels play a role in progressing the specialty

Retained foreign object after gyn surgery

November 21, 2017

A woman sues after a surgical needle was accidentally left in the patient during a vaginal prolapse surgery. Plus more cases.