Women with polycystic ovary syndrome who take combined oral contraceptives are more than twice as likely as women without PCOS who take oral contraceptives to have a venous thromboembolism (VTE), according to the findings of a new study.
Topical or intracervical 2% lidocaine gel applied before intrauterine device (IUD) insertion does not decrease pain scores, but there are other ways to lessen discomfort.
An intrauterine device (IUD) is an effective tool in the treatment of early-stage endometrial cancer in certain patients, according to the results of a small study presented at the International Gynecological Cancer Society’s 14th biennial meeting.
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.
Compared with older low-dose combined hormonal contraceptives (CHCs), drospirenone-containing contraceptives are associated with a higher risk of thrombotic events, according to the results of a new FDA-funded study.
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.
According to the findings of a new intervention review and meta-analysis, neither paracervical block with lidocaine nor conscious sedation significantly reduced overall pain scores for tubal sterilization with hysteroscopy.
After unprotected sex, the copper IUD and various oral contraceptives can be used as emergency contraception. What's the most effective option?
A pilot program is dispensing birth control and emergency contraception to students at 13 NYC high schools without informing their parents. Is this a good idea?
Anti-mullerian hormone testing is the most recent and reliable ovarian reserve test, and it can be used to help women make decisions about family planning early.