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American Board of Family Medicine Obstetrics Formed

The American Board of Physician Specialties (ABPS), the nation's third largest nationally recognized physician multi-specialty certifying organization , has formed the American Board of Family Medicine Obstetrics® (ABFMO®). Tampa, FA (Vocus) June 26, 2009 -- Th...

The Columbia University Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is Happy to Announce That Charles S. Kleinman, M.D., Will Begin Seeing Patients at Columbia Eastside

NEW YORK, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: The Columbia University Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is happy to announce that Charles S. Kleinman, M.D., Professor of Clinical Pediatrics in Obstetrics/Gynecology and Director of Fetal Cardiology at Morgan...

Ohio Obstetrics and Gynecology Practice Selects Intergy EHR by Sage Electronic Health Record System

Practice Seeks Efficiencies, Cost Reduction TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Sage Software today announced that Navarre Avenue OB/GYN, based in Oregon, Ohio, has selected Intergy EHR by Sage for the practice's Electronic Health Records needs. The practice began its Electroni...

State of Arkansas Department of Human Services, Division of Medical Services Selects U.S. Care Management for High-Risk Obstetrics Health Management Program

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The State of Arkansas Department of Human Services, Division of Medical Services has selected U.S. Care Management (formally Specialty Disease Management) to provide obstetrical and infant health management services to assist in improving birth outco...

Aloka to Unveil New 'ProSound' Diagnostic Ultrasound System at the 17th World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 7th to 11th of October 2007 in Florence, Italy

TOKYO, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- ALOKA is announcing today 3 new models of ProSound Systems which will be unveiled at the 17th World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 7th to 11th of October 2007 in Florence, Italy. The ProSound alpha 7 is a powerful, friendly and compact premiu...

LMS integrated obstetrics solution achieves general availability

MONTREAL, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - LMS Medical Systems (AMEX: LMZ ; TSX:LMZ), a healthcare technology company and developer of the CALM(R) clinical information system and risk management software for obstetrics, today announced that Horizon Perinatal Care(TM), the first obstetrics (OB...

Malpractice Worry Discouraging Medical Students From Taking Up Obstetrics And Gynecology

A survey by the University of South Florida College of Medicine says that the rising number of malpractice claims in Florida is discouraging medical students// from opting for obstetrics and gynecology as their specialization. The situation means that many people do not have proper access to obstet...

Negligence Cases in the Obstetrics Department Increases Fatality Rates

According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) it is found that Obstetrics department generates the biggest number of negligence claims//. A new report shows that one in five cases of negligence from this department. Data was collected from 2002 when the medical field was g...

Half a Million Dollars Offered for GPs With Expertise in Anesthetics and Obstetrics

Are you a doctor, with expertise in anesthetics and obstetrics? You wont mind chipping in as a general practitioner too? You can then make a beeline for Temora, a country town in New South Wales in Australia. Its mayor Peter Speirs is offering you half a million dollars. He fears ...

Chindex International, Inc. Launches World-Class Cancer Treatment Center

...patients have to travel abroad for this patient-centered approach to cancer care. When we first opened Beijing United Family Hospital, our approach to obstetrics and patient-centered primary care quickly became a model for emulation, attracting much attention and many patients. I fully expect that our comprehen...
Obstetrics in Medical Technology

Scientists at The Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit Identify Potential New Target for Breast Cancer Therapy

..., of the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit; and Michael Kruger, statistical analyst with Wayne State University School of Medicine's Department of obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Nahleh noted that the discovery of a potential therapeutic target wouldn't be possible without the laboratory and clinical ...

Taking Folic Acid for a Year Before Pregnancy May Reduce Risk of Preterm Birth

... to a 50 percent reduction in early preterm deliveries of 28 to 32 weeks," said Radek Bukowski, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor, in the Department of obstetrics and Gynecology, at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, the lead study author. "We already know that folic acid supplementation...

Oakwood Surgeons Perform World's First 3D Surgery Without Special Glasses

...eir natural vision." After several minutes of operating with the unique advantage of 3D visualization, Kurt Martinuzzi, MD, Associate Director of obstetrics and Gynecology, said of the prototype, "I expect that this exciting new system could be easily incorporated into our operating rooms." Until the ...

Orthopaedic Injury: High Risk to Pregnant Women

...dy is that all trauma-related orthopaedic injuries pose a risk to pregnancy." Dr. Cannada and her team, with Dr. Brian Casey in the Department of obstetrics and Gynecology, conducted a retrospective study of 1,067 pregnant women who were treated at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas between 1995 and 2007...

Pivotal Data Published For First Biomarker Combination Test to Determine Risk of Ovarian Cancer in Women Who Present With Pelvic Mass

...h EOC," said Richard G. Moore, MD, Director of Medical Education, Program in Women's Oncology at Women and Infants' Hospital, and Assistant Professor, obstetrics and Gynecology, Brown University , Providence, R.I, and lead author of the Gynecologic Oncology paper. "Combining measurements of HE4 and CA125 he...

Mission Pharmacal Launches CitraNatal(R) Assure Prescription Prenatal Vitamin

...upplementation During the Third Trimester of Pregnancy. American College of obstetrics and Gynecology. 2003;101(3):469-479. (3) Innis S.M., Friesen R.W. Esse...miting of Pregnancy: A Randomized, Double Blind Placebo-Controlled Study. obstetrics & Gynecology, 1991; 78(1): 33-36. (7) Dietary Supplement Fact Sheet...

Gaining Too Much Weight During Pregnancy Nearly Doubles Risk of Having a Heavy Baby

...hat women who gained more than 40 pounds during their pregnancies were nearly twice as likely to have a heavy baby. Published in the November issue of obstetrics & Gynecology, the study found that more than one in five women gains excessive weight during pregnancy, doubling her chances of having a baby that wei...

March of Dimes Honors Dr. Susan Carlson for Outstanding Work In Maternal-Fetal Nutrition

... Nutrition in the Department of Dietetics and Nutrition, Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Kansas Medical Center, and Clinical Professor of obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, was presented with the $3,000 award this evening at the annual meeting of the American Publi...

AEterna Zentaris Reaches 2nd Stage of Patient Recruitment for Phase 2 Trial in Ovarian Cancer with the Innovative LHRH Receptor Targeted Conjugate, AEZS-108

...15 centers in Europe under the supervision of lead investigator, Prof. Gnter Emons, M.D., of the Georg-August-University, Institute of Gynaecology and obstetrics in Gttingen, Germany. Paul Blake, M.D., Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of AEterna Zentaris commented, "We are encouraged by the ear...

Swedish in Seattle to Study Connections Between Preeclampsia and Migraine

... and intervene when necessary." Starting this fall, Swedish will enroll approximately 2,000 women who are in their first trimester of pregnancy from obstetrics clinics affiliated with the medical center. As part of the study protocol, women who screen positive for migraine or indicate they have experienced it...
Obstetrics in Medical Products

EncounterPRO Electronic Health Record

Description:...at we currently serve: Allergy and Immunology, Cardiology, Dermatology, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Neurosurgery, obstetrics and Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Pain Medicine, Pediatrics, and Urgent Care....
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Estrone Sulfate, Ultra-Sensitive RIA Test

Description:...tis CA & Ashwood ER: Tietz Textbook of Clinical Chemistry, 2nd ed. W.B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia, 1994, p.1863. Cassidenti DL, et al. Am. J. obstetrics and Gynecology. 163:1953. 1990....
Company:Diagnostic Systems Laboratories, Inc.

Estrone Sulfate RIA Test

Description:...tis CA & Ashwood ER: Tietz Textbook of Clinical Chemistry, 2nd ed. W.B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia, 1994, p.1863. Cassidenti DL, et al. Am. J. obstetrics and Gynecology. 163:1953. 1990....
Company:Diagnostic Systems Laboratories, Inc.
Obstetrics in Medical Definition

Babies switched at birth

... Associated Press . " Damages awarded after babies switched ", The Kansas City Star , 1995 - 10-22 . ^ Joseph Bolivar De Lee (1966). obstetrics for Nurses . London and Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders, 433. ^ Lawrence Joseph Stone and Joseph Church (1973). Childhood and Adolescence: A ...

Pathology

...hesiology - Dermatology - Emergency medicine - General practice (Family medicine) - Internal medicine - Neurology - Nuclear medicine - obstetrics and gynecology - Occupational medicine - Ophthalmology - Pathology - Pediatrics - Physical medicine and rehabilitation (Physiatry) - Pre...

Medicine

... system diseases. It is a subspeciality of general medicine in the UK. obstetrics and gynaecology (often abbreviated as Ob/Gyn ) are concerned respect...mily medicine) - Internal medicine - Neurology - Nuclear medicine - obstetrics and gynecology - Occupational medicine - Ophthalmology - Pathology -...
Obstetrics in Medical Dictionary

Obstetrics

Obstetrics is the surgical specialty dealing with the care of women and their children during pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium. Midwifery is the non-medical equivalent. Veterinary obstetrics is the same concept for... Obstetrics is the study of the reproductive process within th...

Urinary hesitancy

...... It is most often a result of a urinary tract infection. ... see also eponymous medical signs for urinary system, reproductive system, and obstetrics ... Urinary hesitancy usually ... Urinary hesitancy can be caused by: Benign prostatic hyperplasia ... Treatment of urinary hesitanc...

Postpartum care

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Gynecology

...elated to: Gynecology ... Instruments used in obstetrics and gynecology . Interlabial sulci ... Ser... for women. ... American Residency Coordinators in obstetrics and Gynecology (ARCOG) ... ACOG is a nonprof...ing highest ... American Residency Coordinators in obstetrics and Gynecology (ARCOG) ... gynecology n. T...

Contraception

... and contraception in the future ... New Contraception Methods: ... The future of contraception seems to be even more ... ... resources for obstetrics and gynecology professionals on reproductive health and family planning including emergency and oral contraception , IUDs, depo ... how ...

Cesarean section

...baby through a cut (incision) in the ... What is recovery after a cesarean section like? ... One of the most controversial topics in modern obstetrics is cesarean section . Cesarean section refers to a major surgical procedure where a baby is removed ... A cesarean section is the deli...

Cardiac care

...tually a number of diseases and conditions of the heart, or affecting the heart, and the body's circulatory system. Cardiac Care Ophthalmology obstetrics & Gynecology Paediatrics Diagnostics ... CARDIAC cARE ... A Cardiac Intensive Care Unit outfitted with 14 beds, including ... Bedside ...
Obstetrics in Biological News

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

... Abbey Berenson, professor in UTMB's department of obstetrics and gynecology. The researchers recommend that... The study, which appears in the August issue of obstetrics and Gynecology , followed 240 women ages 16-33 who...evelopment. Yen-Chi L. Le, of UTMB's department of obstetrics and gynecology, and Mahbubur Rahman, of UTMB's Cen...

New lab test offers better prediction of HIV microbicide safety

...volve thousands of women, and take many years," says study leader Betsy C. Herold, M.D., professor of pediatrics, of microbiology & immunology, and of obstetrics & gynecology and women's health at Einstein. In evaluating a microbicide's safety, researchers look primarily for signs that the chemical inflames...

New, less invasive genetic test greatly improves pregnancy rates in older women with poor prognosis

...5th annual conference of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology today (Monday 29 June). Dr. Elpida Fragouli, from the Department of obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Oxford, UK, and Reprogenetics UK, said that her team's work had already enabled seven ongoing pregnancies in a group of...

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

...three articles published in the June 2009 issue of the American Journal of obstetrics & Gynecology , the authors shed some light on the debate. Investigators ... two researchers from the Division of MaternalFetal Medicine, Department of obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington UniversitySt. Louis,, and the Division of Matern...

Complications early in pregnancy or in previous pregnancies adversely affect existing or subsequent pregnancies

...ween 1980-2008 that looked at the impact of early pregnancy complications. Dr van Oppenraaij, a medical doctor and PhD student in the Department of obstetrics and Gynaecology at Erasmus MC University Medical Centre (Rotterdam, The Netherlands), said: "There were several interesting findings. To name two: fir...

Study suggests obese women should not gain weight

..."Women who are obese when beginning a pregnancy are, by definition, unhealthy," says study leader Yvonne S. Thornton, MD, MPH, a clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology and board-certified specialist in maternal-fetal medicine at New York Medical College. "To say that they should gain even more weight i...

Low levels of vitamin D linked to common vaginal infection in pregnant women

...d women, so there is great need to understand how it can be prevented," said Lisa M. Bodnar, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.D., assistant professor of epidemiology, obstetrics and gynecology, University of Pittsburgh. "It is not only associated with a number of gynecologic conditions, but also may contribute to premature del...

Treatment for extreme nausea, vomiting during pregnancy

...s and babies, are published in a recent edition of the European Journal of obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology . "In 2002, we had to quickly c...ess and predictors of rehospitalization," published in European Journal of obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology , was authored by Anais Lacasse, Em...

AIUM Presents 2009 Joseph H. Holmes Pioneer Awards

...ludes studies in prenatal diagnosis, ultrasound in obstetrics and gynecology, and the biophysical assessment of ...001 and the International Society of Ultrasound in obstetrics and Gynecology from 2002 to 2004. He was chair of the Department of obstetrics and Gynecology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in L...

AIUM presents 2009 Memorial Hall of Fame awards

.... A devout researcher in medical ultrasound, Dr Thompson was a professor of obstetrics and gynecology, served as chief of obstetrics and gynecology at Denver General Hospital, and operated a private practice ...
Obstetrics in Biological Technology

Leading North American Emergency Medical Services Provider British Columbia Ambulance Service Selects NICE Inform for Improved Service

...aramedic units of its kind in the world, the BCAS Infant Transport Team (ITT) provides emergency medical care to BC pediatric, neo-natal and high-risk obstetrics patients. BCAS operates four dispatch/communications centers, including three regional centers based in Kamloops, Vancouver and Victoria from which gr...

FDA Approves Label Change for Non-Invasive Fibroid Treatment

...ed on a growing body of evidence supporting the system's safety and efficacy, including the results of a study published in the August 2007 edition of obstetrics and Gynecology demonstrating that patients experience longer and improved symptom reduction as a greater volume of the fibroid is destroyed. "W...

Elsevier and Brain Mapping Foundation Co-Host 6th Annual World Congress of IBMISPS on Brain Mapping and Image Guided Therapy

..., Kern Medical Center trains more than 90 residents per year in the fields of Emergency Medicine, Family Practice, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, obstetrics and Gynecology, Psychiatry, and a Transitional Year Program ranging in duration from one to five years. We are affiliated with UCLA , UCSD, an...

BioComp Pharma Launches First Generic Drug for Tindamax(R)

...ry 24, 2009. (5) J.E. Allsworth, J.F. Peipert. "Prevalence of Bacterial Vaginosis: 2001-2004 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Data," obstetrics and Gynecology 2007; 109(1): 114-120. (6) Bacterial Vaginosis - CDC Fact Sheet. Centers for Disease Control. Accessed at: http://www.cdc.gov/STD/BV...

Artemis Health Licenses Prenatal Cell-Free DNA Analysis Technology from Stanford University

...en, independent of their prior risk," stated Dr. Bianchi, an Artemis clinical advisory board member and the Natalie V. Zucker professor of pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology at Tufts University School of Medicine . The Artemis Advantage for Prenatal Testing Prenatal testing is an important tool fo...

AEterna Zentaris Reaches 2nd Stage of Patient Recruitment for Phase 2 Trial in Endometrial Cancer with the Innovative LHRH Receptor Targeted Conjugate, AEZS-108

...15 centers in Europe under the supervision of lead investigator, Prof. Gnter Emons, M.D., of the Georg-August-University, Institute of Gynaecology and obstetrics in Gttingen, Germany. On October 2, 2008, the Company announced it had entered the second stage of patient recruitment, this time for the Phase 2 tr...

PEAK Surgical Introduces PlasmaBlade(TM) Product Line Extensions for Use in General Surgery

...urgery device depending on the surgical field and type of tissue we are cutting," said Dr. Jonathan S. Berek, professor and chair of the Department of obstetrics and Gynecology at Stanford University School of Medicine and co-director of the Women's Cancer Program at the Stanford Cancer Center. "Since our pract...

Sequenom to Webcast Analyst and Investor Briefing Presentation on June 3

...g pregnancies for Down syndrome" Allan T. Bombard, MD, FACOG, FACS, FACMG, Chief Medical Officer, Sharp Mary Birch Hospital; Adjunct Professor, obstetrics and Gynecology/SUNY Downstate Medical Center; Clinical Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine "Current clinical practice for Down syn...

Bionovo Reports First Quarter 2008 Financial Results

...ausal vasomotor symptoms (hot flashes). In both qualitative and quantitative studies, 124 board certified physicians in internal medicine or obstetrics and gynecology specializing in the treatment of menopause reported that MF101, if approved, would be their drug of choice for the treatment ...

SurgiQuest Announces First Single Port Procedure for Ovary Removal Using AirSeal(TM) Access System

...er it was removed from the pelvic sidewall, we were able to place it in a sac and remove it without spillage." Dr. Discuillo, Assistant Professor of obstetrics and Gynecology at Harvard School of Medicine added, "The successful completion of our case represents a paradigm shift in the way we will perform majo...
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