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Jon I. Einarsson, MD, PhD, MPH
Dr. Einarsson, Deputy Editor, is Associate Professor of Obstetrics ad Gynecology, Harvard Medical School, and Director, Division of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.
A roadmap for medical device innovation
Many ob/gyns will have ideas for novel medical devices, but most have no idea what is involved in bringing products to market. Jon Einarsson, MD, discusses some considerations when evaluating whether or not to turn an idea into something more.
Are hysterectomy volumes in the US really falling?
Hysterectomy is the most common nonobstetric surgical procedure performed on women, with 1 out of 9 women undergoing it in their lifetime. Recent reports have indicated a sharp decline in the number of hysterectomies performed annually in the United States.
The tortuous road from innovation to market
Here's a better strategy to bring an idea for a medical device to fruition.
The morcellation controversy: What’s next?
Institutions around the country have responded to an FDA advisory by discouraging or banning power morcellation of uterine fibroids. Innovative methods of contained morcellation are now called for.
ACOG Guidelines at a Glance: Bulletin on AUB-O: Much-Needed Updates
ACOG Guidelines at a Glance: Bulletin on AUB-O: Much-Needed Updates
A commentary on the recommendations in ACOG Practice Bulletin No. 136.