Surgery

How prevalent are urinary tract injuries during gynecologic surgeries?

June 16, 2022

During the poster session of the 2022 American Urogynecologic Society and International Urogynecological Association’s 47th Annual Meeting, 2 researchers shared their study insights, which honed in on key risk factors for urinary tract injuries during major 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®.