A roadmap for medical device innovationMany 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.
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Were these infant’s delays secondary to misapplication of a vacuum extractor? September 27, 2017By Andrew I. Kaplan EsqThe plaintiff alleged that the infant’s injuries were caused by traumatic damage during delivery; specifically, from the vacuum extractor. The plaintiff’s argument was that when the vacuum extractor pulled on the infant’s head it caused damage, evidenced by the intraventricular bleed. Why you should be performing office hysteroscopy… nowOffice hysteroscopy (OH) remains a valuable but underutilized tool in evaluation and treatment of abnormal uterine bleeding. Fostering a clinic environment in which patients have access to a “one-stop shopping” experience has benefits for both them and the gynecologist. as well as the medical system. Vulvar lesions in a 72-year-old womanA 72 year-old woman is referred to your office by her internist for vulvar lesions. She denies itching or pain and states that the lesions have been there for years. Her medical history is unremarkable. 3D printing in gynecologic surgery planningAlthough still experimental and expensive, 3D printed models have potential for use in preoperative planning in some settings.