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vNOTES Procedure Basics & Patient Benefits
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Vaginal natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (vNOTES) is a laparoscopic technique characterized by entrance via vaginal incision. vNOTES can be implemented for hysterectomy, myomectomy, adnexectomy, and many other gynecological procedures.

Melissa Malena • Feb 24, 2024 • 39 hits

Transcervical Fibroid Ablation: Advancements in Uterine Fibroid Treatment
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There is a growing need for safer and more accessible treatment options for uterine fibroids, giving rise to the use of radiofrequency and transcervical fibroid ablation. Doctors Barbara Levy, Mark Hoffman, and Amy Park present these procedures as potential alternatives to hysterectomies due to increased safety and efficiency.

Olivia Reid • Feb 21, 2024 • 35 hits

Endometrial Cryoablation with Cerene: Focus on Patient Experience
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Many women continue to seek alternatives to traditionally used hysterectomies or IUDs as methods to control abnormal heavy menstrual bleeding. Endometrial ablation, specifically cryoablation with Cerene, is a valuable option. From clinical counseling to the procedural process to long-term implications, doctors Barbara Levy, Mark Hoffman, and Amy Park walk through the advancing world of endometrial ablation.

Olivia Reid • Feb 8, 2024 • 33 hits

Interstitial Cystitis & Endometriosis: Two Sides of the Same Coin?
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Interstitial cystitis and endometriosis involve central sensitization pathways and require multidisciplinary treatment approaches. Learn more about the mechanism and management for these often comorbid pathologies.

Melissa Malena • Feb 2, 2024 • 40 hits

Interstitial Cystitis: Etiology, Diagnosis & Treatment
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Interstitial cystitis is hypothesized to be a result of high levels of pelvic neuroinflammation caused by a combination of infection, endometriosis, immune dysfunction and hormonal factors. Learn more about etiology, diagnosis, and treatment for interstitial cystitis.

Melissa Malena • Feb 2, 2024 • 32 hits

The Evolution of Endometrial Ablation: From YAG Lasers to Cerene Cryoablation
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Through technological advancements, randomized clinical trials, and increased global accessibility, endometrial ablations have greatly decreased the reliance on hysterectomies in controlling abnormal bleeding in women.

Olivia Reid • Jan 17, 2024 • 35 hits

Is Vaginal Estrogen Safe? Considerations for Special Patient Populations
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Is vaginal estrogen safe? Misconceptions about vaginal estrogen have long influenced clinical practice. Dr. Rachel Rubin, urologist and sexual medicine specialist, clarifies these misunderstandings and sheds light on the realities of vaginal estrogen use, particularly in the context of genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM), systemic hormone therapy, and cancer history.

Taylor Spurgeon-Hess • Jan 16, 2024 • 35 hits

Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause (GSM): Definitions & Management
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Genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM) is a condition that affects many post-menopausal women. Learn about effective local vaginal supplements, the role of hormones in reducing infections, and the use of vaginal suppositories in treatment.

Taylor Spurgeon-Hess • Jan 16, 2024 • 39 hits

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