Misoprostol for cervical ripening prior to insertion of an IUD in nulliparous women not only did not improve ease of insertion for the provider but resulted in increased procedure-related pain.
Evidence indicates that angiogenic growth factors have an important role in fibroid pathophysiology, including abnormal vasculature and fibroid growth and survival.
Breast density laws ensure that women receive critical breast-health information, supporters say, but many of the laws broadly classify breast density and fail to account for varying levels of risk.
The actual measurements of the total and core diameters of laser fibers used for urological surgery do not conform to the advertised measurements, a new study found.
The use of 40 Gy in 15 fractions over 3 weeks is as effective and causes less damage to nearby tissue than a higher total dose of radiotherapy for breast cancer.
The successful management of heavy menstrual bleeding with endometrial resection or ablation depends more on the surgeon’s skill than the technique used.
The findings of a recent study have shown that uterine fibroid tumors are more common and more severe in African American women compared with white women. Find out how you can better treat uterine fibroid tumors in this high-risk population.
The best first- and second-line therapies for vulvovaginal atrophy are highlighted in an updated position statement from The North American Menopause Society.
The use of an enhanced recovery pathway for perioperative care in complex gynecological surgery can reduce length of hospital stay, need for narcotic pain control, and costs.
A new index using protein markers can identify ovarian cancer cases at high and low risk for recurrence and discriminate between short- and long-term survivors.