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Reports of women being criticized for “intense” workouts in late pregnancy are circulating the Web. Are these criticisms clinically warranted, or are the criticizers just bullies?
Placing a newborn on the mother’s abdomen or chest immediately after delivery and before the umbilical cord is clamped doesn’t affect placental transfusion volume.
The FDA has weighed in on the safety of uterine fibroid morcellation. Given the current evidence, find out what they recommend.
New research shows that too much or too little maternal weight gain in pregnancy is associated with the child’s risk of being overweight or obese in early childhood.
A new meta-analysis has quantified the risk of preeclampsia and other adverse pregnancy outcomes in women with chronic hypertension.
Don’t let time constraints and large patient loads prevent you from providing a thorough well-woman visit. Are you covering all the bases?
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.