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Monthly Archives: January 2012

Hysterectomy Improves Sexual Response? Addressing a Crucial Omission in the Literature

Journal: The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, Volume 18, Pages 288-295, May 2011 Authors: Barry R. Komisaruk, Eleni Frangos, Beverly Whipple Study from: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Problem: The prevailing view in the medical literature is that hysterectomy improves the quality of life. This is based on claims that hysterectomy relieves […]

Using MRI to Determine Surgical Treatment Options for Women with Fibroids

The utility of MRI for the surgical treatment of women with uterine fibroid tumors Journal: American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology (in press, available now on-line for subscribers) Authors: William Parker From: UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA. Problem: Fibroids can usually be diagnosed by pelvic examination and ultrasound, but neither gives us exact […]

How do Fibroids Cause Infertility and Heavy Menstrual Bleeding?

Leiomyoma simultaneously impair endometrial BMP-2-mediated decidualization and anticoagulant expression through secretion of TGF-β3. Journal: Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2011;96:412-21. Authors: Sinclair DC, Mastroyannis A, Taylor HS. Study from: Yale University School of Medicine Problem: Women with submucous fibroids have decreased fertility, increased miscarriage rates, and heavy menstrual bleeding. Why this happens has not […]

Fibroid Doctor William H. Parker

Dr. William H. Parker is a board-certified Fellow in the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Dr. Parker is an internationally recognized expert in fibroid surgery and research. Based in San Diego, California, he is considered one of the best fibroid surgeons for abdominal and laparoscopic myomectomy in the United States and abroad. He has been chosen for Best Doctors in America and Top Doctors every year beginning in the late 90's.

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