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Incisive Surgical to Launch Next Generation More User-Friendly Absorbable Skin Stapler at American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Important New Surgical Site Infection Study Presented Issuance Of Notice of Allowance of Key Stapler Patent MINNEAPOLIS, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Incisive Surgical, Inc. today announced that it will launch a significantly more user-friendly next generation version of its INSORB Absorbable ...

When Babies Die, Obstetricians Suffer, Too

Stillbirths, infant deaths caused one in 10 docs to consider giving up practice, survey says MONDAY, July 21 (HealthDay News) -- The emotional toll of stillbirths and infant deaths has led one in 10 obstetricians to consider giving up their practice, according to a University of Michigan Health...

Stillbirths, infant deaths lead to anxiety, guilt and stress among obstetricians

ANN ARBOR, Mich. Nearly one in 10 obstetricians in a new study has considered giving up obstetric practice because of the emotional toll of stillbirths and infant deaths. Three-quarters of the 804 obstetricians who responded to a survey by researchers at the University of Michigan Health Syst...

Comparison of obstetric outcomes between on-call and patients' own obstetricians

Pregnant women frequently ask their physician will you be delivering my baby" Dr. Haim A. Abenhaim MPH and co-authors wanted to determine whether obstetric outcomes differed between women whose babies were delivered by their own obstetrician and those attended by an on-call obstetrician who did n...

Skilled Obstetricians to avoid unnecessary Caesareans

A recent report has cautioned that junior doctors’ poor training is resulting in unnecessary emergency Caesarean births in many cases. Senior doctors have reported in this// week’s British Medical Journal (BMJ) that expert obstetricians can prevent several emergency Caesareans. Currently, in ...

If Baby Is Breech, Technology Might Help

...re difficult. According to the American College of obstetricians and Gynecologists, it can be difficult to guide th... It could be, according to the American College of obstetricians and Gynecologists, which issued a committee opinio.... More information The American College of obstetricians and Gynecologists has more on breech presentation...

Depression Poses Pregnancy Risks

... medication is needed, which to choose. In 2008, the American College of obstetricians and Gynecologists updated its bulletin, "Use of Psychiatric Medications Dur...search, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, Calif.; April 2008, American College of obstetricians and Gynecologists Practice Bulletin, "Use of Psychiatric Medications During...

Are Breast Cancer Patients Being Kept In The Dark?

...ng from information cards and online videos, to an ad campaign featured online and in the waiting-room publication produced by the American College of obstetricians and Gynecologists. "We know that there are many issues surrounding breast reconstruction and that addressing them all will take time, but this i...

Are breast cancer patients being kept in the dark?

...ng from information cards and online videos, to an ad campaign featured online and in the waiting-room publication produced by the American College of obstetricians and Gynecologists. "We know that there are many issues surrounding breast reconstruction and that addressing them all will take time, but this is ...

The American Academy of Pediatrics Names Lu-Ann Papile, M.D., FAAP, as Chair of the Fetus and Newborn Committee

...y to provide the best possible care for unborn and newborn babies." The Committee on Fetus and Newborn works closely with the American College of obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), which plays an integral role in influencing practices in perinatology, the area of medicine where obstetrics and pediatrics ...
Obstetricians in Medical Technology

No Causality Found Between Black Cohosh and Liver Problems

...e suspicion of liver problems connected to black cohosh should be laid to rest. This week, Belal Naser, MD, presented at the American College of obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical Meeting in Chicago results of a placebo-controlled, double blind study. He concluded that the isopropanolic black co...

SGO and ACOG Announce Breast Cancer Fellowship Program for Gynecologic Oncologists

...-- The Society of Gynecologic Oncologists (SGO) and the American College of obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) have jointly developed a breast disease fellowship...d treatment for women battling breast cancer." The American College of obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is the nation's leading group of professionals pro...

Society of Interventional Radiology Applauds Report's Uterine Fibroid Embolization Recommendations

...sionals dedicated to improving health care through minimally invasive treatment interventions, applauds the recommendations of the American College of obstetricians and Gynecologists that uterine fibroid embolization "is a safe and effective option" for women. "This finding fully opens the door to women's choice. ...

PEAK Surgical Announces Positive Results From Preclinical Study of PEAK PlasmaBlade(TM) for Obstetric and Gynecologic Surgery

... - Data Presented in Poster Session at American College of obstetricians and Gynecologists' 56th Annual Clinical Meeting - PALO ALTO, .... The results were presented in a poster session at the American College of obstetricians and Gynecologists' (ACOG) 56th Annual Clinical Meeting in New Orleans by le...

New Data Show Unacceptably Low Adult Immunization Rates and That Adults Unaware of Infectious Disease Threat

...utbreak and is often resistant to treatment. Stanley A. Gall, MD, Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health and the American College of obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) Liaison Member to the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, addressed the importance of using the HPV vaccine to prot...

Childhood Influenza Immunization Coalition Encourages Vaccination Throughout the Influenza Season

...on members include Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics, American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Cardiology, American College of obstetricians and Gynecologists, American Lung Association, American Medical Association, American Public Health Association, Asian and Pacific Islander American He...

Progesterone Therapy and Preterm Birth: More Evidence Helps Identify Women Who Can Benefit

...ies and a documented history of a previous spontaneous preterm birth. These study results led to a Committee Opinion issued by the American College of obstetricians and Gynecologists on the use of progesterone therapy, published in the October 2003 issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology. The March of Dimes works to imp...

Wyeth Presents Phase 3 Data for Pristiq, an Investigational Non-Hormonal Therapy for Menopausal Hot Flashes and Night Sweats

... First Scientific Presentation for Pristiq Occurs at the 55th Annual Clinical Meeting of the American College of obstetricians and Gynecologists COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., May 09, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, a division of Wyeth , presented results from the f...
Obstetricians in Medical Products

Tag-It™ Cystic Fibrosis Kit

Description:...s for the 23 CFTR gene mutations and 4 variants (polymorphisms) recommended by the American College of Medical Genetics (ACMG) and American College of obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) in 2004, plus 16 of the worlds most common and North American-prevalent mutations. The validated performance characteristic...
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BloodSTOP iX Hemostatic Gauze

Description:...s. A silky gauze, BloodSTOP iX is easy to handle and can be customized to fit into hard to reach bleeding sites that are often a challenge faced by obstetricians and gynecologists. BloodSTOP iX can be used to control bleeding in outpatient procedures such as the loop electrosurgical excision procedure (L...
Company:LifesciencePlus
Obstetricians in Medical Dictionary

Premenstrual syndrome

...1210 . ... Premenstrual syndrome , or PMS, is a group of symptoms that start one to two ... Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)(American College of obstetricians and Gynecologists) ... There are many symptoms of PMS, and the number and severity of symptoms vary ... Premenstrual syndrome , commonly called...
Obstetricians in Biological News

Recurrence of group B strep high in subsequent pregnancies, say UT Houston obstetricians

A new study by researchers at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston could help experts better decide whether to continue the current practice of retesting women during their second pregnancies for a common bacterial infection if they had tested positive for the infection previously. ...

UTMB study identifies women at risk of gaining excessive weight with injectable birth control

... varying possible explanations. DMPA is an injected contraceptive administered to patients every three months. According to the American College of obstetricians and Gynecologists, more than 2 million American women use DMPA, including approximately 400,000 teens. DMPA is relatively inexpensive compared with so...

Debate on admin. of magnesium sulfate to pregnant women to prevent cerebral palsy in pre-term infants

...nfants. Many thousands of pregnant women and their fetuses are exposed to MgSO4 every year in the United States for a variety of indications, and most obstetricians are comfortable with its use. Yet, there is still some controversy over whether magnesium sulfate is truly protective against CP. In three articles pu...

Study suggests obese women should not gain weight

... For years, doctors and other health-care providers have managed pregnant patients according to guidelines issued by the American College of obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). In 1986, ACOG stated, "Regardless of how much women weigh before they become pregnant, gaining between 26-35 pounds during p...

Oh baby, interventional radiology makes childbirth safer

...od supply so that it would die and eventually be reabsorbed by the body. The retrospective study evaluated intraoperative blood loss, finding that obstetricians immediately see a dramatic decrease in bleeding once the balloons are inflated (allowing for easier surgical intervention). In examining hysterectomy ...

Engineering bouncing babies, 1 at a time

...ntation can all affect the outcome of an in-vitro procedure. Now a Tel Aviv University researcher is suggesting that prospective parents and their obstetricians also look at the role that gravity and other biomechanical processes play in its success. New studies by Prof. David Elad from TAU's Department of Bio...

A card-swipe for medical tests

...ncers or heart disease," Granger says. A rapid, card-reader test for genital or oral herpes could help reduce the number of Caesarean sections. If obstetricians suspect maternal herpes, they sometimes do C-sections to avoid transmission to the newborn, Porter says. A conclusive, rapid test for herpes can tell ...

Common treatment to delay labor decreases preterm infants' risk for cerebral palsy

...hat magnesium sulfate can reduce the risk of this devastating condition in preterm infants. Until we can prevent early preterm birth, the best that we obstetricians can do is to improve the prospects for infants who are born very early. I think that our study says that magnesium sulfate can help us do that," Rouse...

Women's health-related scientific findings presented by University of Pittsburgh researchers

...onatal disability and death, particularly in undeveloped countries and among disadvantaged populations. Among the findings being presented are: obstetricians quick to point out tobaccos dangers; less likely to talk about alcohol, drugs A study of conversational points covered during patients first obst...

New test for most virulent HPV strains under study

...just be screening with an HPV test. A lot of experts are suggesting maybe that is the way we should go,?he says. In fact, the American College of obstetricians and Gynecologists and American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology already recommend HPV testing in all women over 30. Women under 30 a...
Obstetricians in Biological Technology

Simbionix Increases Product Offerings for OB/GYN Physicians

...the best possible training for surgeons in every field." VirtaMed HystSim(TM) will be officially launched at the next ACOG (American College of obstetricians and Gynecologists) annual clinical meeting held in Chicago on May 2nd. Further information and product demonstrations are available from your l...

Siemens Showcases New ACUSON S2000 Ultrasound System, as Well as World's First Pocket Ultrasound System

... -- Siemens Healthcare (http://www.siemens.com/healthcare ) highlights new products and solutions (booth #1023) for OB/GYN at the American College of obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Meeting in New Orleans, May 3-7. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070904/SIEMENSLOGO ) The latest member of...

Thomas W. Burke, MD, Elected 40th President of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists

...logy, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Lancet among others. In addition to SGO, Dr. Burke is also a member of the American College of obstetricians and Gynecologists, the American College of Surgeons, the Felix Rutledge Society and the American Society of Clinical Oncology. He has been recognized ...

Federally-Funded Study Shows More Women Can Avoid Hysterectomy for Common Problem

...roup at the David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles. Dr. Munro is also an advisor to the AAGL. The American College of obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recommends that treatment for menorrhagia begin with the least invasive therapy. But, for some women, endometrial ablation ma...

Armed Forces Institute of Pathology Adopts Third Wave's Invader Screen

...determine whether those individuals are carriers for the disease. In 2001, the American College of Medical Genetics (ACMG) and the American College of obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) issued recommendations calling for all couples seeking preconception or prenatal care to be screened for 25 mutations in the ...

Third Wave strikes deal with Kaiser Permanente on cystic fibrosis reagents

...for each of the 25 cystic fibrosis genetic mutations recommended for screening by the American College of Medical Genetics and the American College of obstetricians and Gynecologists, plus 19 other important cystic fibrosis mutations. The new product is designed to complement the companys existing Invader cystic ...

GE introduces compact ultrasound system for women

...ded," he said. The company also believes the compact system, which was showcased May 8-10 at the annual Clinical Meeting of the American College of obstetricians and Gynecologists, can expand the reach and clinical benefits of 4D and volume imaging. According to GE Healthcare, the technology allows clinicians t...

GE partner allows real-time access to patient data

...ology that, when combined with an accompanying software application, allows obstetricians to remotely monitor the real-time condition of mothers and fetuses, and obt...nt progress over the phone while waiting for physicians to arrive. In turn, obstetricians will be able to check on patients while making rounds at another hospital o...
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