Are Too Many Hysterectomies Being Performed?
Nearly 1 in 5 hysterectomies for benign indications were unnecessary, and nearly 2 in 5 had unsupportive pathology in women younger than 40.
Image IQ: Multiple Findings in a Pelvic Scan
Challenge your diagnostic skills. What uterine-related findings are revealed in this pelvic scan?
What New Technology Did 2014 Bring OB/GYNs?
From surgical staplers to birthing simulator updates, 2014 brought many new innovations for obstetrics and gynecology.
Story Telling and the Emotional Component of Healing
Addressing the emotional component of a patient's diagnosis isn't often feasible, but these tools can help patients with this important aspect of healing.
FDA Tightens Guidance on Morcellation for Fibroids
With this new FDA guidance, the group of women for whom laparoscopic power morcellation remains an appropriate treatment option is quite narrowed.
A Statin's Role in Uterine Fibroid Treatment
What does a cholesterol medication have to do with uterine fibroid tumors? New animal research explains one drug's effect on uterine leiomyoma cells.
Q&A: How New Technology Can Improve GYN Surgery
Ever wonder about investing in 3D technology, the best candidates for LESS, and the utility of dual-function instruments? Here's one OB/GYN's opinion.
VIDEO: Myosure Resection of Fibroid
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.
VIDEO: Laparoscopic Removal of Intracavitary Uterine Fibroid
This procedure was performed to remove an intracavitary fibroid that failed hysteroscopy on two occasions.
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