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AAGL 2012

AAGL 2012

There is a prevalence of ileocecal involvement (IC) in women with deep, infiltrating endometriosis (DIE) according to the study presented at AAGL.

A study to determine the prevalence rate of endometriosis in Hispanic women found that endometriosis may be under diagnosed due to failure to biopsy suspected lesions at the time of surgery and failure to accurately dictate and thoroughly describe operative findings in OpNote.

A systematic review of literature found that NovaSure® procedures resulted in high patient satisfaction, high rates of amenorrhea and low reintervention rates.

The use of NovaSure for endometrial ablation results a variety of poor pregnancy outcomes, according to a study presented by Shannon Smith, MD, at the Global Congress of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists.

Although operative time is longer as compared with laparotomy, minimally invasive hysterectomy in obese patients is safe, with less blood loss and shorter hospital stays.

Preoperative measurement of intra-abdominal visceral fat, and the ratio of intra-abdominal visceral fat to subcutaneous fat, may help predict women at greater risk for difficulties during robotic surgery.

Radiofrequency volumetric thermal ablation is a safe and effective treatment for menorrhagia in women with symptomatic fibroids, providing both clinically and statistically significant reduction in blood loss, according to new research.


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