In vitro fertilization (IVF) is associated with an increased risk of venous thromboembolism and pulmonary embolism, especially during the first trimester.
Many women who undergo abdominal sacrocolpopexy for pelvic organ prolapse (POP) experience a recurrence of POP or urinary incontinence within 5 years of surgery.
Women with a history of preeclampsia or other hypertensive pregnancy diseases are more likely to experience vasomotor menopausal symptoms.
Metabolic syndrome is more likely to develop in postmenopausal survivors of breast cancer than in postmenopausal women who never had the disease.
Laparoendoscopic single-site surgery with hysterectomy (LESS-H) for benign disease with either a lateral or vaginal approach is a feasible procedure regardless of cesarean section history.
There is insufficient evidence to determine that hormonal contraceptives do not influence glucose and lipid metabolism in women with diabetes mellitus, concluded a systematic review conducted by the Cochrane Fertility Regulation Group.
Fewer than 20% of obstetrics and gynecology residents receive formal training in menopause medicine. With an expected 50 million menopausal women in the US by 2020, how will we address the knowledge gap?
The female hormone megestrol acetate (MA) improves appetite and is associated with slight weight gain in patients with cancer, AIDS, and other underlying pathology, but comes with significant adverse events.
In patients with an American Fertility Society class V or class VI septate uterus, hysteroscopic metroplasty is associated with a significant improvement in reproductive performance.
Using ultrasound imaging before an epidural catheterization or lumbar puncture can reduce the risk of failed or traumatic procedures and can lower the number of needle insertions and redirections, according to the findings of a systematic review and meta-analysis.