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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.
Emotional Support Lacking for Women With Uterine Fibroids
Two studies show that the emotional impact of uterine fibroids is significant but support is lacking, especially in African American women.
Augmented Reality, Other Trainers for Complex Disease
Complex GYN surgeries require a competency level that traditional training often can't provide. Here, the latest trends in surgical training are discussed.
Open Hysterectomies More Deadly Than Power Morcellation, Says AAGL
Eradicating morcellators is riskier than using them, says the AAGL in a statement for why these minimally invasive devices should not be abandoned.
Health Insurer to Stop Covering Morcellation
A large insurance company has decided to no longer cover laparoscopic power morcellation. Is this the beginning of the end of power morcellators?
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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