Laparoscopic staging of uterine cancer is associated with only a small increased risk of recurrence, according to a new study in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
There are a variety of complications that can occur during laparoscopic surgery. In this tutorial learn some of the complications and tips to avoid them.
Kevin Giordano, Esq. and John O’Grady, MD, examine two laparoscopic hysterectomies that resulted in occult ureteric injury.Is it possible that the same event might be considered the standard of practice in one case but not the other?
Is the concept of an “accepted complication”—or the identified limitations of medical science—a shield to malpractice claims? Kevin Giordano, Esq. and John O’Grady, MD, explore liability risks of diagnostic laparoscopy.
Endometriosis affects as many as 6% of the general population. While some women with endometriosis remain asymptomatic, many women experience dysmenorrhea, dyspareunia, non-cyclical pelvic pain, and subfertility. Now, new research indicates that patients with endometriosis are also more likely to develop inflammatory bowel disease.
It used to be that the only way to get new clinical material was to purchase textbooks. Today you can use your iPad, Kindle, or on-line subscriptions to medical journals.
William Parker, MD discusses the use of MRI in diagnosing and managing uterine fibroids. Dr. Parker's upcoming Clinical Opinion article, “The utility of MRI for the surgical treatment of women with uterine fibroid tumors”, will be published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology in 2012.
Is single incision surgery worth the increased cost, learning curve and operative time? Is it more advantageous than a standard laparoscopy?
Microlaparoscopy is a useful tool in diagnosing various causes of pelvic pain. In this tutorial, get the basics on conscious pain mapping in gynecological surgery.
Laparoscopic surgery offers unique advantages over abdominal surgery but there are some disadvantages. What can be done to improve your surgical skills?