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Use of biologic grafts in pelvic organ prolapse surgery
Use of biologic grafts in pelvic organ prolapse surgeryPelvic organ prolapse is a very prevalent condition, affecting up to half of all women over 50 years old. Biological grafts may be useful in certain patients but long-term trials are needed to guide their proper use.
ACOG Guidelines at a Glance: External Cephalic Version
ACOG Guidelines at a Glance: External Cephalic VersionExpert commentary on Practice Bulletin No. 161: External Cephalic Version
Bilateral salpingectomy: An opportunity to reduce cancer risk
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.
Gastroschisis: Prenatal diagnosis and management
Gastroschisis: Prenatal diagnosis and managementWith incidence of this birth defect on the rise, ob/gyns need to understand how best to spot and deal with it.
We’re only human
We’re only humanToo much paperwork. Not enough sleep. Too many surgical procedures to keep up with. Too much litigation. Not enough time with family. Your frustrations came through loud and clear in the second annual Labor Force survey. Over and over, you told us, in effect, “We’re only human!”
Most Americans Have Inadequate Intakes of Vitamins and Minerals: Can Supplements Help?
Most Americans Have Inadequate Intakes of Vitamins and Minerals: Can Supplements Help?Many health professionals might be surprised to find that numerous studies show over 90% of Americans get less than the Estimated Average Requirement (EAR) or Adequate Intake (AI) for one or more vitamins and minerals in their diets.
Breast density laws: Are you in compliance?
Breast density laws: Are you in compliance?Meant to alert women that breast cancer may be more difficult to detect, the laws confuse physicians and patients alike.
IUD Issues: Zero in with ultrasound
IUD Issues: Zero in with ultrasoundPelvic sonography, especially transvaginal 3D imaging, is critical for identifying malpositioned and embedded IUDs.
The American Nutrient Gap: And How Vitamin and Mineral Supplements Can Help Fill It
The American Nutrient Gap: And How Vitamin and Mineral Supplements Can Help Fill ItWhile physicians and their patients increasingly focus on the importance of a healthful, balanced diet, paradoxically, data show diets of more than 90% of Americans fall short in providing the Estimated Average Requirement (EAR) or Adequate Intake (AI) for one or more vitamins and minerals.
The future of treating pelvic organ prolapse
The future of treating pelvic organ prolapseDemand for prolapse surgery is increasing and techniques are evolving.