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While best standard practices are still being sorted and as Ob/Gyns await the results of well-designed studies, here's what experts are saying about various types of prenatal genetic testing.
New research may debunk a 20-year practice of prescribing low molecular weight heparin (LMWH) to pregnant patients at risk for blood clots.
New research shows a vitamin D deficiency could be to blame in women who undergo in vitro fertilization (IVF) yet fail to conceive.
A pseudo-tampon that delivers an antitretroviral drug is now being studied as a form of pre-exposure prophylaxis for women at high risk for HIV infection.
The FDA has approved bevacizumab (Avastin) for treating persistent, recurrent, or metastatic cervical cancer after studies show gains in overall survival.
Eradicating morcellators is riskier than using them, says the AAGL in a statement for why these minimally invasive devices should not be abandoned.
Breech babies are less likely to die when delivered via c-section than when delivered vaginally, according to new data out of The Netherlands.
This surgical video shows resection of a 3-cm intracavity fibroid using minimally invasive surgical technology. The patient, a 40-year-old woman, presented with a 60-day history of abnormal bleeding.
This video demonstrates a case in which an intrauterine device (IUD) IUD was trapped--not in the uterine cavity and not outside the uterine wall, but within the muscle of the uterus. It was extracted under laparoscopic guidance.
This procedure was performed to remove an intracavitary fibroid that failed hysteroscopy on two occasions.
This patient had severe adhesions of the bladder and uterus following an extensive abdominal myomectomy. The bladder injury was recognized at the time of hysterectomy. A two layer closure is demonstrated using laparoscopic intracorporeal knot tying techniques.
Research suggests that prophylactic 17P can be useful in reducing the risk of spontaneous preterm delivery (SPTD), and one large study showed how compliance, and therefore results, can be improved.
Your patient just received devastating news: she has cancer. As treatment options and anxieties swirl, more and more women are now faced with another issue: how will the cancer and its treatment impact their fertility?
Lead researcher Dr Janet McLaren discusses the results of a new study exploring new concerns that rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and inflammatory bowel disease may lead to premature ovarian failure and early menopause.
The operating room is the most common place for medical errors to occur in the hospital setting. Here, Dr. Bill Parker, a gynecologist in Santa Monica, Calif., discusses improving patient safety.