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First enhanced recovery after surgery guideline for minimally invasive gynecologic surgery

First enhanced recovery after surgery guideline for minimally invasive gynecologic surgery

November 23rd 2020

AAGL

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.

Female veterans with PTSD at higher risk of heart disease

Female veterans with PTSD at higher risk of heart disease

November 13th 2020

AHA

Female veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), especially younger women who are non-white, have an increased risk of developing heart disease.

Surgeons Panel Discussion

Surgeons Panel Discussion

November 11th 2020

AAGL

Three esteemed surgeons discuss technology, weighing the pros and cons of existing and newly developed platforms.

Maximizing peer surgical coaching

Maximizing peer surgical coaching

November 11th 2020

AAGL

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.

Mentoring, consistent training essential for reaching surgical excellence

Mentoring, consistent training essential for reaching surgical excellence

November 11th 2020

AAGL

Homing in on passion, commitment, are key also to maintaining excellence in surgical field.

Factors to consider for fertility surgery with endometriosis

Factors to consider for fertility surgery with endometriosis

November 9th 2020

AAGL

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.

Future of endoscopic gynecologic surgery

Future of endoscopic gynecologic surgery

November 6th 2020

AAGL

“Improved vision, laparoscopy and endoscopic surgery were made possible by an image revolution,” said Michel Canis, MD, PhD, an ob/gyn from Clermont-Ferrand, France, who chaired the panel.

Surgical anatomy of the frozen pelvis

Surgical anatomy of the frozen pelvis

November 4th 2020

AAGL

“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.

Racial and ethnic disparities in maternal and infant health

Racial and ethnic disparities in maternal and infant health

November 2nd 2020

ACOG

On Friday, Oct. 30, Elizabeth A. Howell, MD, MPP, led a presentation on the intertwined racial and ethnic disparities in maternal and infant health that exist for women and babies of color.

COVID does affect pregnant women more severely

COVID does affect pregnant women more severely

November 1st 2020

ACOG

As experts evaluate emerging evidence and the pattern of information that comes about, there is a consistent theme that pregnant women are more severely affected by COVID-19.