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Surgical Volume Affects Risk of Lower Urinary Tract Injury

Surgeons who perform a high volume of hysterectomies each year are less likely to injure the lower urinary tract during surgery, according to study results presented at AAGL 2013.

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Eradicating morcellators is riskier than using them, says the AAGL in a statement for why these minimally invasive devices should not be abandoned.

Texts, emails, and voicemails may prove effective in getting surgical patients to follow preadmission instructions aimed at reducing surgical site infections.

A large insurance company has decided to no longer cover laparoscopic power morcellation. Is this the beginning of the end of power morcellators?

The morcellation controversy heats up as physicians all over the world who use Ethicon power morcellators are being asked to return the medical devices.

Treating anemia early with iron replacement therapy can significantly improve quality of life in women with heavy menstrual bleeding, new research finds.

The highest rates of cervical cancer occur in women aged 65 to 69, according to new estimates. This suggests that screening guidelines may need to be reconsidered.

Vaginal hysterectomies are associated with superior patient outcomes and cost less than other methods of hysterectomy. So why is their rate of use declining?

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