Downward Trends in OB/GYN Procedures
Of the top 10 surgical procedures that are decreasing at the greatest rate, 4 of them are related to obstetrics and gynecology.
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.
What New Technology Did 2014 Bring OB/GYNs?
From surgical staplers to birthing simulator updates, 2014 brought many new innovations for obstetrics and gynecology.
Can Salpingo-Oophorectomy Protect Against Prolapse?
Removal of the ovaries and fallopian tubes at the time of a hysterectomy doesn't increase the risk of pelvic organ prolapse, new research finds.
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.
Robotic Surgeons Need Skill Assessment Tools
Evidence is mounting that robotic surgeons of any training level show significant improvement after a formal skill assessment process.
Go-To Guide for Clinical Care of Midlife Women
Look no further: The North American Menopause Society has issued recommendations that offer the latest information for managing a woman's health through menopause.