This case emphasizes the importance of keeping detailed records of each patient encounter.
How would a male gynecologist begin to know anything about a woman's orgasm? Easy. In my pre-operative counseling for hysterectomy I discuss sexuality, orgasm, and hysterectomy. And I tell my patient that a year later I'm going to ask her about it. But this is not a controlled scientific study, so before telling you what I am hearing, let's look at some real data.
Dr Greenberg reports on his results with an anti-stick solution for electrosurgery and a wireless endoscope camera.
For Contemporary OB/GYN, Dr Bobby Lazzara discusses the recent lawsuits that claim talc powder usage led to ovarian cancer and how it may affect your recommendations.
A commentary on ACOG Practice Bulletin Number 154: Operative Vaginal Delivery by Charles J Lockwood, MD, MHCM.
Do sex hormone level changes from ovary removal increase colorectal cancer risk? Plus: The CDC releases the newest information on the birth rate among teenagers. Also, a look at the impact of hyperglycemia and excessive weight gain on offspring.
Home birth can carry risks, regardless of whether the woman has previously delivered, and prior cesarean delivery can also carry risks. This session examined the risks that can occur among women who choose home birth with a history of at least one cesarean delivery.
A new study looks at whether breast density letters are too difficult for the typical woman to understand. Plus: The FDA issues a warning on fluconazole and miscarriage. Also, do irregular menses provide protection against ovarian cancer or increase risk?
Contemporary OB/GYN readers speak up about exploratory laparotomy, the cesarean epidemic, and the difficulty to re-enter ob.
A new study looks at whether ovary-sparing hysterectomies can lead to early menopause. Plus: Does betamethasone reduce respiratory complications in preterm infants? Also, the impact of the vaginal microbiome on preterm birth.