The 5th IVI International Congress: Reproductive Medicine and Beyond by ComtecMed 04-Apr-13 to 06-Apr-13 Seville , SPAIN (GYN - Contraception & Reproductive Health)
2013 AIUM Annual Convention by American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine 06-Apr-13 to 10-Apr-13 New York (New York Marriott Marquis Hotel) , NY USA (CME - Medical Education)
Manejo clínico y terapéutico de la esterilidad. Segundo curso online by Fundacio Dexeus Salud de la Mujer 09-Apr-13 to 31-May-13 online , SPAIN(gynecology)
Pediatric Nursing: Care of the Hospitalized Child by Continuing Education Inc. 10-Apr-13 to 13-Apr-13 Anaheim (Hyatt Regency Orange County) , CA USA (CME - Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women's Health)
Medicina fetal Curso-Taller. Curso de Nivel I y II de la SESEGO by Fundacio Dexeus Salud de la Mujer 15-Apr-13 to 17-Apr-13 Barcelona (Auditorio Salud de la Mujer Dexeus) , SPAIN (OB - Maternal Fetal Medicine)
Female Urology & Urogynecology Symposium (FUUS) by Quadrant HealthCom, Inc 18-Apr-13 to 20-Apr-13 Las Vegas (ARIA) , NV USA (CME - Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women's Health)
Female Urology and Urogynecology Symposium (FUUS) 2013 by Quadrant HealthCom, Inc 18-Apr-13 to 20-Apr-13 Las Vegas (ARIA) , NV USA (CME - Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women's Health)
Until recently, celiac disease
was considered a rare disorder.
However, new evidence
suggests that about
1% of Americans are affected.
As serologic tests that detect autoantigens
involved in celiac disease
become more widely used, more
cases will likely be identified.1More »
ABSTRACT: The cardinal feature of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is abdominal pain or discomfort associated with altered bowel habits. Because no serologic marker or structural abnormality exists, the diagnosis is based on clinical findings. A systematic symptom-based approach, including the... More »
Because bariatric surgery has traditionally been associated with a high incidence of complications, it has been used primarily for superobese patients. A large body of evidence suggests that laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding is a much safer procedure that is also very effective. This procedure... More »
ABSTRACT: Acute scrotal pain, a high-riding testicle, and the absence of the cremasteric reflex on the affected side signal testicular torsion-a surgical emergency. The pain associated with torsion of the appendix testis is usually of gradual onset and is exacerbated by movement. The... More »
ABSTRACT: Consider hyperthyroidism in patients who complain of anxiety or nervousness and palpitations. The diagnosis can be confirmed by measurement of thyroid-stimulating hormone, free thyroxine, and free triiodothyronine levels. Graves' disease is the most common cause of hyperthyroidism;... More »
Carter et al provide a nice summary
of current knowledge of
sexual dysfunction in and rehabilitation
of women with invasive
cervical cancer. The prevailing perspective
of their review, however,
seems to be that most women treated
for cervical cancer are white, middleclass
patients at major cancer... More »
The importance of quality of life
during and after treatment for
cervical cancer has been ignored
for too long. The pervasive attitude
that focuses on cure, with
morbidity an afterthought, is still
paramount in many patients’ and oncologists’
minds. However, at the insistence
of patients and... More »
Cervical cancer rates have fallen in the United States; regardless, the
disease remains a significant concern for women, especially those who
are premenopausal. The management of cervical cancer is dependent
on stage of disease at diagnosis, and specific needs emerge for patients
both during and... More »
Smoking-related diseases have reached epidemic levels
among women in the United States. Since 1980, neoplastic,
cardiovascular, respiratory, and pediatric diseases attributable
to smoking—as well as cigarette burns—have
been responsible for the premature deaths of 3 million
American women and girls.... More »
First, Plan B was only available OTC to women age 17 and up. In April, a judge ordered that it be made available to women of all ages. Now, an appeals court judge has stayed an order that would make a one-dose version of the emergency contraception available to all ages, while allowing the two-dose drug to be sold OTC without restriction. What do you make of all this?
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Pregnant woman and the newborn infant in breast feeding both of them need safety. So, caution in use of drugs in pregnancy and during lactation is mandatory. The knowledge of risk-benefit ratio of different drugs should be in mind of the doctor while prescribing a pregnant or lactating lady.Definitions of Pregnancy categories of drugs and a table showing pregnancy categories of drugs and safety of drugs in lactation are given here.
Definitions of Pregnancy categories of drugs:
On the basis of the potentiality for producing birth defects drugs in pregnancy are grouped into 1 of 5 categories which are A,B, C, D and X. Drugs of class A and B are considered safe and can be used routinely.
Pregnancy Category A : Controlled studies in pregnant women fail to detect risk to the fetus in the first trimester and no evidence of risk in later trimesters. The possibility of harm to the fetus appears remote by using the drugs of pregnancy category A.
Pregnancy Category B : Presumed safety on the basis of animal studies, with no controlled study in pregnant women, or animal studies have shown an adverse effect which was not confirmed in controlled studies in women in the first trimester and there is no evidence of risk to the fetus in later trimesters.
Pregnancy Category C : Studies in women and animals are not available or studies in animals have shown adverse effects on the fetus and there is no controlled study in women. Drugs should be given in pregnancy only if the potential benefits justify the potential risk to the fetus.
Pregnancy Category D : There is positive evidence of risk to the human fetus (unsafe), however in a life-threatening illness the potential risk may be justified if there are no other alternatives.
Pregnancy Category X : Highly unsafe: risk of use outweighs any potential benefit. Drugs in this category are contraindicated in pregnant women or in a woman who may become pregnant. To get more please visit - http://medicalforall.net/drugs-pregnancy-lactation/
Recently, I had the occasion to review a case of a term primigravida with PROM in a private hospital (no housestaff or in house obstetricians). She was seen by an obstetrician soon after arrival, evaluated, and pitocin induction begun.
She did not deliver for around 29 hours after admission, and the delivering obstetrician (a different physician) was physically present during the last 2 hours of labor prior to delivery.
Simply put, while the two involved obstetricians were in communication by phone with the nursing staff throughout labor (separately as their "shifts" did not overlap), no one actually came to the bedside and wrote a note) from admission until around 2 hours before delivery.
Medical staff bylaws call for a daily progress note; this bylaw was easily met.
In reviewing the case, it did not "feel good" that no one came to the bedside.
1. Does anyone have or know of any guidelines to mandate such bedside attendance? Of course, we all hope that the involved physicians would not need said guidelines. 2. Does anyone have a suggestion of hospital/nursing protocols? Simply, in this case I would like to have had a charge nurse or bedside nurse simply say, "Hey, no one has been by for a while. What's up?"
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I helped another physician with removal of a retained placenta last night, we were unsuccessful in removing it vaginally, her cervix was too closed to allow manual removal and we could only get a few pieces out with ring forceps and a large curette, so we did a laparotomy/hysterotomy and were able to preserve the uterus. The placenta turned out not to be an accreta and it was easily removed via that route through a low vertical incision on the uterus. Any thoughts on the appropriate CPT code would be appreciated. The patient came in through the ER five days after home delivery by her husband. She was severely anemic, rcvd 7 units of blood and is still quite ill and in the ICU but improving.
Has anyone tried FetalGrowth app (App Store for iPhone/iPad) ? I'm interested in using a simple and handy tool to calculate fetal percentiles, and I came across this app, which seems it does the job (plots growth charts, as well). I haven't seen anything else, besides this app, so I was wondering if there are people who have already tried it.
Had a case the other day with the above finding on a pap. She was age 36 and had a Mirena in place. How do people feel about the idea of trying to do an EMB with an IUD in place? If not, how do we proceed?
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CC is a 31 year old primigravida who was referred for ultrasound at a community hospital due to suspected cardiac anomalies noted on a screening sonogram at her doctor's office. Due to concern about a probable cardiac abnormality an amniocentesis was performed at the local hospital.
Single umbilical artery color doppler, transverse scan of urinary bladder shows single umbilical artery (left), transverse section of umbilical cord showing only two vessels: one vein and one artery (right).