The operating room is the most common place for medical errors to occur in the hospital setting. Here, Dr. Bill Parker, a gynecologist in Santa Monica, Calif., discusses improving patient safety.
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PCOS is a genetic hormone disorder which is related to diabetes. PCOS is something you are born with. Symptoms typically usually start appearing after puberty and in a few cases sometimes not until your 20's or early 30's.
Entry is most error-prone aspect of laparoscopy. In this tutorial, get the basics on how to improve your laparoscopic technique for a variety of gynecological surgeries.
In this tutorial, review the pros and cons of laparoscopy for diagnosis and treatment of endometriosis. Do the negatives of laparoscopy – anesthesia, for example – outweigh the ability to make definitive diagnosis based on visualization and treat in the same intervention?
Clomiphene Citrate (Clomid, Serophene) was introduced into clinical medicine for the treatment of anovulation in the 1960’s. Its introduction represented a major breakthrough in the medical management for ovulation induction.
By John C. Jarrett, M.D. and Deidra T. Rausch, Ph.D.
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The VizAblate System is a device that is inserted through the cervix into the endometrial cavity, and uses radiofrequency energy to ablate individual fibroids while seeing what he or she is doing with intrauterine sonography.
From the time I was 14, I had horrible cramping with my periods. I would get sick each month and end up spending a week out of every month in bed. This just became "routine" for me and continued on throughout my teen years.
Whereas the surgical approach has long been the standard of care for ectopic pregnancy, a wider range of treatment options is now available--leading to a number of questions for the OB/GYN. Our expert panelists debate the relative merits and drawbacks of methotrexate and various invasive procedures, and also discuss their preferred diagnostic approaches, in managing the patient who presents with signs and symptoms of ectopic pregnancy.