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Study finds gynecologic oncology ranks highest in robotic surgical proficiencyWhen it comes to robotic surgical dexterity, gynecologic oncology ranks higher than other disciplines, according to the results of a crowd-sourced assessment of technical skills presented at the 46th AAGL Global Congress on Minimally Invasive Gynecology.
Laparoscopic excision of vaginal mesh found effectiveWhile most clinicians remove vaginal mesh through the vagina, employing laparoscopy is feasible and safe, especially when there is limited visualization through the vagina, according to a case series presented at the 46th AAGL Global Congress on Minimally Invasive Gynecology.
AAGL Presidential Address focuses on elevating gynecologic surgerySpecialization by “pelvic surgeons” is the future for AAGL, said Jon I. Einarsson, MD, PhD, MPH in his address to an enthusiastic audience at the society’s 46th AAGL Global Congress.
Few predictors of complications with endometriosis surgeryIn the hands of a minimally invasive gynecologic surgeon, women with advanced endometriosis do not have an increased risk of complications, according to the results of a retrospective study presented month at the 46th AAGL Global Congress on Minimally Invasive Gynecology.
Laparoscopic abdominal cerclage found effective for cervical insufficiencyPregnancy and perioperative outcomes are extremely favorable with laparoscopic abdominal cerclage placement, according to the results of a retrospective study presented at the 46th AAGL Global Congress on Minimally Invasive Gynecology.
Chinese study of dienogest for endometriosis in teensResults of a Chinese study of the progestin dienogest build on data from a multicenter European study of the progestin in teens with endometriosis.
Endometriosis poses increased risk of preterm birthWomen with endometriosis at first singleton pregnancy are about 1.5 times more likely to have a preterm birth (PTB), according to a meta-analysis.
Women’s impressions of BV episodes, recurrences, and careWomen with bacterial vaginosis (BV) are both frustrated and dissatisfied with treatments for the condition and its likelihood of recurring.
Infertility and the vaginal microbiomeHealthy women have higher levels of protective lactobacilli in their vaginal microbiome than women with infertility, according to a recent cross-sectional study.
BV increases risk for adverse pregnancy outcomesPre-pregnancy visits should include vaginal examinations to rule out bacterial vaginosis (BV), as well as oral examinations to assess for periodontal disease, according to a prospective study.

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