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Chances Of Pregnancy After Myomectomy: With Or Without IVF by Edward Ramirez, MD Posted Sat 09 Oct 2010 12:00am (If the blog radio program turns on, go to the Oct. 1st blog post and pause it...I will be keeping the show up for the month of October.) Question: Dear Doctor, Hello. I am writing from Atlanta, GA. I wrote once before (concerning my dermoid - thank you for the information!) and was hoping you would consider a second ... Read on »
IVF After A Myomectomy & Low Ovarian Reserve by Edward Ramirez, MD Posted Tue 28 Jun 2011 10:35am Question: Hello, Dr. Ramirez, D. from VA here! I wrote to you a few weeks ago concerning my RE wanting to freeze my eggs, give me a myomectomy, then do implantation. You didn't understand why he wanted to do things in that order, and neither did I. He thought that my fibroids were blocking my left tube, and I also have hostile cer ... Read on »
Robot Assist May Improve Myomectomy by Jamie C. Patient Expert Posted Thu 28 Oct 2010 12:30pm Removing myomas using a robot-assisted laparoscopic approach may have some advantages over a conventional laparoscopic or open removal, a retrospective study showed From MedPageToday:  Full Story Read on »
Laparoscopic Uterine Power Morcellation in Hysterectomy and Myomectomy: FDA Safety Communication by Health & Human Services Posted Thu 17 Apr 2014 12:00am Laparoscopic power morcellators are medical devices used during different types of laparoscopic (minimally invasive) surgeries. These can include certain procedures to treat uterine fibroids, such as removing the uterus (hysterectomy) or removing the... Read on »
Demystifying Hysterectomy Part III: Risks and Benefits by Dr Nicoll Posted Mon 17 May 2010 12:00am Having a hysterectomy means that you will no longer have the ability to bear children.  It also means you should no longer experience menstrual bleeding (although you may experience other cyclic changes depending upon whether you still have ovaries).  Hysterectomy alone (ie without removal of or damage to the ovaries) does not result in ... Read on »
Informed Consent andThe H Word: An Interview with Rick Schweikert by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:05pm We take the concept of informed consent very seriously in our practice. Each client has the right and need to know what kind of treatment Dr. Verigin recommends and why, how it may affect them (benefits and risks) and other options at their disposal, including the option of pursuing no treatment at all. Consent alone is not enough, and this i ... Read on »
5 operations you don't want to get -- and what to do instead by The Women's Sexual Health Foundation .. Patient Expert Posted Sat 21 Mar 2009 3:59pm Two of these surgeries may impact sexual function. Below is an excerpt from the CNN article. The article points out that as women we MUST be our own best advocate by educating ourselves and obtaining second opinions. By Curt Pesmen Maybe I'm the wrong ex-patient to be telling you this: Experimental surgery erased Stage III colon cancer ... Read on »
What is a Hysteroscopy? by WomensHealth .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm PAUL MONIZ: I'm Paul Moniz. Thank you for being with us today. We are discussing how hysteroscopy has become an alternative to hysterectomy in treating abnormal uterine bleeding. Here to walk us through this procedure and its effectiveness is a gynecologist and one of his patients. We appreciate you being here. Dr. Martin Goldstein is Associate ... Read on »
Infertility Terms - making sense of the jargon ! by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 06 Apr 2009 11:44pm All this may be TMI, but if you need to talk to your GYN, or help your DH make sense of what your RE is saying, this is a useful crib sheet ! This is from the book How to Have a Baby: Overcoming Infertility by Dr. Aniruddha Malpani, MD and Dr. Anjali Malpani, MD. Abortion: the medical term for miscarriage. The various types include: ... Read on »
Medical treatments for uterine fibroids by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Mon 23 Jul 2012 6:00am   This article discusses a new medical treatment that can be used to shrink fibroidsBenign tumours, most often in the uterus. prior to surgery. Uterine fibroids are common, and are found in up to 70–80% of women by the time they reach the m ... Read on »