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Video: FDA Approves Hologic's Adiana(R) Permanent Contraception System

... permanent birth control by occlusion of the fallopian tubes. Ideal candidates include women who do not ... (RF) energy to a small section of each fallopian tube. A tiny, soft insert, about the size of a grain of rice, is then placed in each fallopian tube in the location where the energy was ....

Image-guided treatment helping women with tubo-ovarian abscesses avoid unnecessary surgery

... infected collection of pus, involving a patient's fallopian tube(s) or ovaries. They can occur in patients ... (the surgical removal of a patient's ovary and fallopian tube) in 95% (20/21) of pelvic inflammatory ... salvation of a patient's ovaries and fallopian tubes may preserve fertility as well as the ...

Research Grant to Fund Free Surgeries for Women Suffering From Blocked Fallopian Tubes

... from hydrosalpinx, a build-up of fluid in the fallopian tubes that can cause infertility, to receive free ... The presence of a hydrosalpinx on one or both fallopian tubes has been associated with a reduction of ... than traditional surgery. Fluid blockage in a fallopian tube, usually at the end closest to the ovary, ...

Study Shows New Therapy Opens Blocked Fallopian Tubes, Returns Fertility Without Surgery

... and Medicine" (Feb, 2008) reports that blocked fallopian tubes can be opened without surgery, enabling ... naturally. Authors of the study "Treating fallopian Tube Occlusion with a Manual Pelvic Physical ... opened tubes in 61% of women with totally blocked fallopian tubes. Without the treatment their chances for ...

FDA Advisory Panel Finds Hologic's Adiana(R) Permanent Contraception Approvable

... that line a 1cm section of the inside of the fallopian tube. The catheter then delivers an implantable, ... rice. The procedure is then repeated on the other fallopian tube. Healthy tissue will grow into the matrix, ... at three months post-procedure to ensure the fallopian tubes are completely blocked and that the woman ...

Hysterectomies Could Be Source of Stem Cells

... discarded after surgery THURSDAY, June 18 (HealthDay News) -- fallopian tubes removed from fertile women of child-bearing age during ... Researchers from the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil found that human fallopian tubes are rich in mesenchymal stem cells. The team isolated and grew these ...

Trista Sutter Announces She Will Get the Essure Permanent Birth Control Procedure

... or tubal ligation. Small, flexible micro-inserts are placed in a woman's fallopian tubes through the cervix without incisions. Over the next three months, ... a doctor performs an Essure Confirmation Test to confirm that the fallopian tubes are fully blocked, and that the patient can rely on Essure for ...

Hi-Tech Advances the Practice of Minimally Invasive Gynecology at AAGL Global Congress

... oophorectomies (removal of the ovaries), salpingectomies (removal of the fallopian tubes), adhesiolysis (removal of scar tissue), peritoneal biopsies (taking ... one-inch incision in the navel, including removal of the ovaries and fallopian tubes, correction of stress urinary incontinence, hysterectomy, and ...

FREE INFERTILITY SEMINAR: Fertility Options 101

... as in vitro fertilization including the emotional, scientific and financial aspects. Discussions include information about age related infertility, fallopian tube obstruction, male infertility, PCOS, endometriosis and use of donor sperm or donor eggs. You will also have the opportunity to tour our ...

MRI Accurately Depicts Deep Endometriosis

... disease that results when uterine tissue, called endometrium, grows outside the uterus. Endometrium can attach to other organs, such as the ovaries, fallopian tubes, bowels and bladder. Endometriosis is one of the most common health problems affecting women. According to the U.S. Department of Health and ...

MRI accurately depicts deep endometriosis

... disease that results when uterine tissue, called endometrium, grows outside the uterus. Endometrium can attach to other organs, such as the ovaries, fallopian tubes, bowels and bladder. Endometriosis is one of the most common health problems affecting women. According to the U.S. Department of Health and ...

Family Health International Receives $100,000 Grand Challenges Explorations Grant for Innovative Global Health Research Project Led by David Sokal, M.D.

... using low-cost non-woven materials, and has obtained two patents for this novel vaginal device. He also has a patent for a new method of nonsurgical fallopian tube occlusion, and a patent pending on an innovative vasectomy device. He is also currently working on several research projects within Family ...

U.S. Market for Female Sterilization Devices to Grow 36% in 2009

... over 54% in 2008, will account for the majority of the growth. Transcervical sterilization involves the insertion of soft micro-inserts into the fallopian tubes via the cervix. These inserts promote a local inflammatory response, resulting in scar tissue that blocks the ova from being released or ...

New treatment shows promise against recurrent gynecologic cancers

... and his colleagues─the first to evaluate the combination of the drugs for this purpose─involved 24 women with recurrent uterine, ovarian, fallopian or peritoneal cancers. The women were given the topotecan-docetaxel combination on Day 1 of the trial and then weekly for three weeks; after a ...

Ovary Removal Lowers Odds of Cancer in High-Risk Women

... risk] that was very encouraging." But his team found somewhat less of a risk reduction with the procedure that involves removing the ovaries and fallopian tubes, called a prophylactic salpingo-oophorectomy. They found a 79 percent reduced risk of ovarian cancer and a 51 percent reduced risk of breast ...

Schering-Plough Announces European Submission of Fertility Medicine Corifollitropin Alfa

... be associated with an increased risk of congenital abnormalities. There is a slightly increased risk of extra-uterine pregnancy in women with damaged fallopian tubes. In women undergoing fertility treatment there may be a slightly higher risk of miscarriage. Possible side effects Like all ...

Two Endometrial Cancer Treatments May Not Work

... removal of pelvic lymph nodes (pelvic lymphadenectomy), in addition to the standard treatments of hysterectomy and removal of both ovaries and both fallopian tubes (bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy -- BSO). Removal of pelvic lymph nodes is used to determine whether or not the cancer is present outside the ...

Few Ontario women with invasive ovarian cancer referred for genetic testing of breast cancer genes

... In 2001, the Ontario Ministry of Health extended the criteria for genetic testing to include all women with a diagnosis of invasive ovarian or fallopian tube cancer because of the prevalence of the BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations in these women. The purpose of the study was to assess the impact of this ...

Alternative Therapy for Adhesion and Endometriosis Pain Examined in New Book 'Miracle Moms, Better Sex, Less Pain'

... and intercourse pain in most participants. In a study from 'Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine' (2008) the therapy opened blocked fallopian tubes in women who had been diagnosed infertile. Many had natural pregnancies after their tube(s) opened, and some have had second natural ...

Fertility Specialists Decry Men's Reluctance to Seek Infertility Treatment

... in getting the diagnostics and treatment they need. IntegraMed specialists say it is common for the woman to undergo hormone, ovulatory function, and fallopian tube tests months before her husband has even had a simple semen analysis -- despite the possibility the couple's infertility could be due to his ...

Petition Seeking a Cancer Warning on Cosmetic Talc Powder Products

... should be made against the genital use of talcum dusting powder. Of further relevance is well-documented scientific evidence that ligation of the fallopian tubes or hysterectomy is protective against the dangers of talc by preventing its access to the ovaries. It should further be emphasized that ...

Essure Procedure Now Covered by Medicaid in California

... that replaces tubal ligation for women. In the comfort of a physician's office and in about 10 minutes, the soft micro-inserts are placed into the fallopian tubes through the cervix eliminating the need for incisions. Once in place, the device is designed to elicit tissue growth in and around the ...

Researchers Find Lubricant Doesn't Hinder Fertility

... aren't moving properly, fertility is affected, Kutteh said. "The sperm have to move through the vagina, through the cervical mucus and out to the fallopian tube. Anything that decreases the motility of the sperm will make the pregnancy rate decline. Sperm can live for 48 to 72 hours." For the study, ...

US Female Sterilization Market to Grow to Almost $245 Million Over the Next Five Years

... the UK). About Transcervical Female Sterilization Transcervical female sterilization refers to sterilization methods that involve reaching the fallopian tubes through the vagina and uterus. Transcervical female sterilization provides women with a minimally invasive permanent sterilization option that ...

Mouth Swab May One Day Diagnose Lung Cancer

... carcinoma -- a disease that currently affects 40,000 Americans. Scientists from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston provided evidence that fallopian tube tissue -- rather than ovarian surface cells -- could be the source for half of all cases of sporadic and hereditary serous carcinoma, the most ...

MRI's high false positive rate has little impact on women's choice of preventive mastectomy

... whether the women had a preference for ongoing surveillance, or prophylactic mastectomy and/or a prophylactic salpingo-oophorectomy (removal of fallopian tubes and ovaries). During the period of the study, which ran from 1999 to 2005, 41 per cent (81 of 196) of the women had at least one positive ...

Ovary Removal Protects Some High-Risk Women

... of about 12 percent in the general population. Carriers of BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations also have an increased risk of ovarian cancer, cancer of the fallopian tubes and another gynecologic cancer called primary peritoneal cancer. The lifetime risk of ovarian cancer for those with BRCA1 mutation is up to 46 ...

Smoking Before, After Pregnancy Harms Daughters' Fertility

... study, but it doesn't add much new. Other studies have shown similar outcomes. The theory is that smoking could affect the follicles or the fallopian tubes," said Dr. Amos Grunebaum, director of obstetrics at New York Weill Cornell Medical Center, in New York City. "We have known for many years ...

Ovarian Cancer May Mimic Fallopian Tube Formation

... genetic process normally used to form fallopian tubes//. Scientists at the Georgia Institute of ... protein, PAX8, is involved in the development of fallopian tubes and is present in ovarian cancer cells, but ... but they also found it in the cells that form fallopian tubes, the secretory cells. In addition, they ...

Endometriosis connected to fertility

... the peritoneal fluid, fluid located near the fallopian tubes. They then studied the effect it had on the tiny hairs inside the fallopian tubes that push the egg toward the sperm. They ... of the tiny hairs. The movement through the fallopian tubes was slowed by about 15 percent in the women ...

New Technology Makes Diagnosis of Abnormal Pregnancy Cheaper

... miscarriages and stillbirths. An early diagnosis will ensure women do not suffer much." In ectopic pregnancy, the foetus may get attached to fallopian tubes, abdomen or even the cervix area. As none of these areas have enough space, the mother suffers pain. When the foetus grows, it can even result ...

Pazopanib Shows Positive in Advanced Renal Carcinoma, Ovarian Cancer and Soft Tissue Sarcoma

... Ovarian cancer study. This ongoing Phase II open-label, monotherapy study is evaluating pazopanib in patients with cancer of the ovary, fallopian tube or peritoneum, who have failed standard platinum-based therapy. Treatment is continued until disease progression, withdrawal due to AEs, or ...

Californian Baby Creates History - Born from a Frozen Egg and Sperm

... The woman , Adrienne Domasin, 36, was given a dismal picture about her chances of having a baby with the conventional method. Apparently, her fallopian tubes were blocked. The single mother had lost all hopes of having a baby, something she wanted more than anything in the world. Adrienne could not ...

The Pill Comes Under the Spotlight

... for more than 30 percent of all birth control use, according to the Mayo Clinic, while tubal sterilization, or the surgical blocking of a woman's fallopian tubes, is the second-most popular at 27 percent. Male condoms are next, at 18 percent. Some 19 percent of all American women aged 15 to 44 use ...

Analysis: Bowel Diseases Triples Infertility Risks In Women

... were no obvious factors among the patients or the procedure itself to account for the increased risk. Based on previous X-ray studies of the fallopian tubes, which transport ripened eggs from the ovary to the womb, the authors suggest that such extensive surgery may scar or block these tubes. ...

Testtube Babies Born in Kenya

... United Kingdom by doctors Patrick Steptoe and Robert Edwards. Although IVF was initially developed to overcome infertility because of problems of the fallopian tube it soon proved to be successful for most other infertility reasons as well. Development of the intracytoplasmic sperm injection for this ...

New Home-Fertility Kit Launched For Men

... an early stage. However, it is important that couples are also made aware that other factors can affect their chances of conceiving such as blocked fallopian tubes. We would recommend to couples that if they have any concerns about their fertility they speak to the GP for further investigations”, added ...

Recanalization enables Tsunami mourners to parent again

... the 51 women in the district to have undergone through recanalization surgery in the post-tsunami period. "Recanalization involves joining the fallopian tube that is severed during sterilization surgery to prevent child birth. Already 51 women have undergone this surgery in the district till now and ...

One In Nine Young Women Diagnosed With Chlamydia Infection

... as nearly up to 70 per cent of people who are asymptomatic can still pass on the disease to others. The infection can affect the uterus and fallopian tubes, leading to infertility and chronic pain if left untreated. A massive, free screening programme is being launched to help combat the spread of ...
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