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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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Of the top 10 surgical procedures that are decreasing at the greatest rate, 4 of them are related to obstetrics and gynecology.

Nearly 1 in 5 hysterectomies for benign indications were unnecessary, and nearly 2 in 5 had unsupportive pathology in women younger than 40.

From surgical staplers to birthing simulator updates, 2014 brought many new innovations for obstetrics and gynecology.

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.

With this new FDA guidance, the group of women for whom laparoscopic power morcellation remains an appropriate treatment option is quite narrowed.

What does a cholesterol medication have to do with uterine fibroid tumors? New animal research explains one drug's effect on uterine leiomyoma cells.

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.

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