March 8th 2023
In study findings published in Obstetrics & Gynecology, leva Pelvic Health System (Renovia) achieved significantly greater urinary incontinence symptom improvement than a standard home pelvic floor muscle training program at 6 and 12 months.
February 3rd 2023
Evaluating the infertile male, Part 1October 1st 2004
An expert in infertility and microsurgery explains how to interpret semen analysis in Part 1 of a two-part series on male infertility. He also tells why much traditional treatment of male infertility, including varicocelectomy, is pointless.
U/S Clinics: Diagnosing and managing mild fetal cerebral ventriculomegalySeptember 1st 2004
Thanks to advances in U/S technology, clinicians can now detect ventricular enlargement in its earliest stages. Unfortunately, a few fetuses with borderline ventriculomegaly still have chromosomal or structural malformations.
Preventing perineal lacerations during laborSeptember 1st 2004
Using a technique called super crowning, avoiding episiotomy, and reaching for a vacuum device rather than forceps during operative vaginal deliveries are among the strategies that can help reduce the number of third- and fourth-degree lacerations.
What's the best approach to hyperprolactinemia?May 1st 2004
The dopamine agonists cabergoline and bromocriptine have replaced surgery for prolactinomas, a key cause of infertility. Two experts share their protocols for treating these benign tumors and explain which drug to choose when pregnancy is the goal--and which better restores menses.
U/S Clinics: Practical guidelines for diagnosing and treating fetal hydronephrosisFebruary 1st 2004
Bladder shape and size are clues to the etiology and extent of hydronephrosis. Knowing whether a lesion is likely to resolve on its own or respond to in utero treatment can make the difference between a positive and a negative postnatal outcome.
Legally Speaking: Case Study: Obstructed UreterFebruary 1st 2004
This bimonthly series is aimed at educating physicians on the pertinent aspects of litigation. Each case study provides analysis of an actual ob/gyn lawsuit defended by the New York firm of Aaronson, Rappaport, Feinstein & Deutsch, LLP.
Pelvic organ prolapse: selecting the right repair methodJuly 1st 2003
Patients need an individualized approach, says this expert in pelvic reconstructive surgery. Many factors determine whether minimally invasive versus invasive surgery, or abdominal versus vaginal routes of repair are best.
Preventing infections during elective C/S and abdominal hysterectomyJanuary 1st 2003
For emergency C/S and vaginal hyserectomy, the benefits of prophylactic antibiotics are clear-cut. In contrast, studies evaluating prophylaxis for elective C/S and abdominal hysterectomy are harder to interpret. The authors review the evidence.
Obstetrics and diversity in the US: Se habla espanol?September 1st 2002
By helping Hispanic patients interact effectively with the health-care system, ob/gyns can increase the amount of prenatal care these women receive and decrease their high rates of preterm delivery and pregnancy-related maternal mortality.