Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Outcomes studied for surgical Tx of stress urinary incontinence

(HealthDay)—Among women undergoing midurethral mesh sling insertion, the rate of mesh sling removal at nine years is estimated to be 3.3 percent, according to a study published online Oct. 23 in the Journal of the American ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

New ACOG guidance on long-acting reversible contraceptives

(HealthDay)—Long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARC), including implants and intrauterine devices (IUDs), are a safe and effective contraception option for many women, according to a practice bulletin published online ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Lidocaine nerve block reduces pain during IUD insertion

(HealthDay)—A 10-mL 1 percent lidocaine paracervical nerve block reduces pain during intrauterine device (IUD) insertion, according to a study published online Sept. 5 in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Naproxen sodium doesn't reduce pain with IUD insertion

(HealthDay)—For patients undergoing intrauterine device (IUD) insertion, oral naproxen sodium does not reduce pain on insertion, but does reduce pain after insertion, according to a study published in the December issue ...

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