Surgery

First Enhanced Recovery After Surgery guideline for minimally invasive gynecologic surgery

November 23, 2020

The first Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) guideline for standardizing and optimizing perioperative care for women undergoing minimally invasive gynecologic surgery (MIGS) has been published in The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology.

Maximizing peer surgical coaching

November 11, 2020

Although peer surgical coaching bolsters surgical education and promotes continuous professional development throughout a surgeon’s career, the reality is that few surgeons apply coaching theory or operationalize the concept of coaching.

Factors to consider for fertility surgery with endometriosis

November 09, 2020

With patient-centered care being the mantra of 21st-century medicine, the decision to proceed with fertility surgery in women with endometriosis should be based on the individual patient, her reproductive expectations, her specific disease pattern, her support, family network, and available health care resources.

Surgical anatomy of the frozen pelvis

November 04, 2020

“Operating on a frozen pelvis is probably the most difficult situation a gynecologist can face within his surgical activities,” said moderator Mario Malzoni, chief of the Endoscopica Malzoni Center for Advanced Pelvic Surgery at the National Center for Endometriosis, in Avellino, Italy.

Infectious complications after massive blood loss from gynecologic laparotomy

October 19, 2020

Massive intraoperative blood loss (MIBL) is strongly and independently linked to postoperative febrile morbidity following gynecologic laparotomy, according to a retrospective cohort study in the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada (JOGC).

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.