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.
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.
Innovation is a major component of gynecologic surgery and surgeons at all levels play a role in progressing the specialty
A woman sues after a surgical needle was accidentally left in the patient during a vaginal prolapse surgery. Plus more cases.
Total vaginal hysterectomy was found to be associated with better postoperative clinical outcomes and lower hospital costs compared to either total abdominal or robotic laparoscopic hysterectomy, according to the results of a retrospective study presented at the 46th AAGL Global Congress on Minimally Invasive Gynecology.
One study looks at whether or not women with histories of breast or ovarian cancer are receiving necessary genetic testing. Plus: Can in-office hysteroscopy reliably evaluate uterine pathology? Also, researchers say mammographic density changes should be monitored in patients undergoing hormone therapy as a possible indicator of breast cancer.
Hysterectomy is the most common nonobstetric surgical procedure performed on women, with 1 out of 9 women undergoing it in their lifetime. Recent reports have indicated a sharp decline in the number of hysterectomies performed annually in the United States.
A California woman was 35-years-old when she delivered an infant with severe Down's syndrome and then sued all those involved with the prenatal care and alleged that both physicians were told the parents wanted all available testing because of a family history of birth defects. What's the verdict? Plus more cases.
A collegial debate on robotic versus laparoscopic hysterectomy highlighted the difficulties in researching the efficacy of robotics and whether it had a place in gynecologic surgery.
A woman sues her ob/gyn claiming that 3 miscarriages occurred because of an IUD that the ob/gyn believed had been expelled shortly after implantation, but was subsequently found using abdominal x-ray. Plus more cases.