What New Technology Did 2014 Bring OB/GYNs?
From surgical staplers to birthing simulator updates, 2014 brought many new innovations for obstetrics and gynecology.
Story Telling and the Emotional Component of Healing
Addressing the emotional component of a patient's diagnosis isn't often feasible, but these tools can help patients with this important aspect of healing.
Managing Hunger After Surgery
For patients who have no adverse effects from anesthesia, who says there are no palatable post-surgical food options?
FDA Tightens Guidance on Morcellation for Fibroids
With this new FDA guidance, the group of women for whom laparoscopic power morcellation remains an appropriate treatment option is quite narrowed.
Q&A: How New Technology Can Improve GYN Surgery
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.
The Price of Private Practice
In this blog, one OB/GYN discusses her move from a hospital staff physician to a solo private practice, a decision that hasn't come without costs.
Emotional Support Lacking for Women With Uterine Fibroids
Two studies show that the emotional impact of uterine fibroids is significant but support is lacking, especially in African American women.
Use of the Robot for Adnexal Surgery May Not Be Best
New research looking at complication rates and cost for oophorectomy and cystectomy favors conventional laparoscopy over robotic surgery.
Robotic Surgeons Need Skill Assessment Tools
Evidence is mounting that robotic surgeons of any training level show significant improvement after a formal skill assessment process.
Image IQ: A Pelvic Mass
Challenge your diagnostic skills with these images of a pelvic mass.