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Improved Training Is Key to Better Outcomes for Robotic Surgery
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.
Go Digital for Mammography
Digital mammography is superior to screen-film mammography, and the digital technology has other patient benefits as well, a new study finds.
Don’t Let Flawed Studies Guide Screening Mammo Decisions, Experts Say
Mammography screening for breast cancer saves lives: this should be the message that physicians spread to colleagues and patients, say leading experts.
Text Messaging Is a Good Tool for Appointment Reminders
Text messaging appointment reminders led to more flu shots among low-income pregnant women, researchers found.
The use of text messages for appointment reminders led to more flu shots among low-income pregnant women, researchers found.
Minimally Invasive Surgery: New Devices of Interest
The latest devices and gadgetry for minimally invasive gynecological surgery were featured in the exhibit hall at the 42nd AAGL Global Congress on Minimally Invasive Gynecology held just outside of Washington, DC, November 10-14, 2013.
The Ethical Ob/Gyn: Designing Babies
The ethical issues between two new technologies are stark. One aims to cure disease, whereas the other threatens to alter fundamentally the parent-child relationship.