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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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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?

The reported outcomes for the da Vinci robot have been disappointing, but a new study shows that surgeons can achieve expert-level results using the Morristown Protocol.

Premenopausal removal of the ovaries accelerates bone loss and carotid artery thickening in postmenopausal women, putting women at higher risk for both osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease.

The levonorgestrel IUD is particularly helpful in patients with abnormal uterine bleeding who require an interval therapy before surgery can be performed, Harvard physicians find.

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