Bilateral salpingectomy: An opportunity to reduce cancer riskThe data, say the authors, support counseling post-reproductive women undergoing hysterectomy about the risks and benefits of retaining their fallopian tubes. Overheard at AAGL 2016
December 16, 2016The 2016 Annual Global Congress for ACOG featured new insights, lively debates, and more. Here's a sample of what the Contemporary OB/GYN staff overheard during the meeting.
Clinical reference for the ob/gyn: Surgical anatomy of the pelvis
November 01, 2016In this chapter, Ceccaroni and colleagues set the stage for performing minimally invasive procedures by focusing on the anatomy of the pelvis.
Radiofrequency ablation: A new paradigm for treatment of fibroidsLess intervention and shorter downtime are two advantages to RFA. A containment system for morcellation September 13, 2016By Jubilee Brown MDThe system's design prevents leakage to ensure safety. The future of treating pelvic organ prolapseDemand for prolapse surgery is increasing and techniques are evolving. Is surgical training in ob/gyn residency adequate?With more procedures to master and less time to do so, are residents getting enough surgical training? Techniques for salpingectomy at time of hysterectomyBilateral salpingectomy should be considered in patients who are already undergoing hysterectomy for other indications. Tools Test Drive: Electro Lube and WiCAMDr Greenberg reports on his results with an anti-stick solution for electrosurgery and a wireless endoscope camera. Readers React
May 01, 2016Contemporary OB/GYN readers speak up about exploratory laparotomy, the cesarean epidemic, and the difficulty to re-enter ob.