gynecology

Postmenopausal genital tract tuberculosis in the United States: A report of two cases
Postmenopausal genital tract tuberculosis in the United States: A report of two casesWhen a postmenopausal patient presents with signs and symptoms of a gynecologic malignancy, one should consider the possibility of genital tuberculosis in women who have immigrated to the United States.
Managing acute heavy menstrual bleeding
Managing acute heavy menstrual bleedingPatients with excessive bleeding need treatment now. First-line options include progestin-only therapies, the Munro regimen, and DMPA and short-course oral MPA.
"Isn't it time to separate the O from the G?"This was the question posed by Javier F. Magrina, MD, in his presidential address at the opening ceremony of the 42nd AAGL global congress on minimally invasive gynecology on November 11. His answer to this question (which of course referred to obstetrics and gynecology) was a resounding "yes," and he backed up this conviction with statistics and anecdotes that illustrated the need for specialized training in minimally invasive gynecologic procedures.
Ob/gyn neglects to monitor patient on HRTAn ob/gyn continues to fill prescriptions for HRT despite a patient's breast cancer diagnosis.
Excision of clitoris without consent leads to $2 million settlementThe resection was not planned, consented to, or indicated, and this was enough reason to reach a settlement in this case rather than allow a jury to price it.
Managing heavy menstrual bleeding in adolescentsDiagnosis and treatment involve ruling out bleeding disorders and determining the appropriate management modalities.
Young, minority women bypass primary care for OB/GYNYoung, minority women are more likely to have their primary care needs met by the obstetrician/gynecologist, according to new research from Montefiore Medical Center.
LNG-IUS better than medical therapy for menorrhagiaA randomized UK study of menorrhagia shows that the levonorgestrel intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) is more effective than standard medical treatment in reducing the adverse effect of the menstrual problem on women's quality of life.