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Morcellation – Write Congress

Joan, San Diego I’ve been feeling frustrated and concerned about the upcoming FDA meeting later this week on the power morcellator. My fear is that the FDA panel will get a very slanted view of the situation because not enough woman who have benefited from minimally invasive gyn surgery using a morcellator can take the […]

Predictors of Successful Surgical Outcome in Laparoscopic Hysterectomy

Authors: Twijnstra AR, Blikkendaal MD, van Zwet EW, van Kesteren PJ, de Kroon CD, Jansen FW. Journal: Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2012;119:700-8. Study from: Leiden University Medical Center, the Netherlands. Problem:  Can a successful surgery be predicted from the surgeon’s experience or other measures of his/her surgical skill. Study: The outcomes of 1,534 laparoscopic hysterectomies performed […]

Effect of Surgical Volume on Outcomes

Authors: Wallenstein MR, Ananth CV, Kim JH, Burke WM, Hershman DL, Lewin SN, Neugut AI, Lu YS, Herzog TJ, Wright JD. Study from: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, Journal: Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2012;119:709-16. Problem: Studies from other surgical specialties show that surgeons who regularly perform operations have better results than those […]

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