Obstetrics & gynaecology

Thirty-day readmission rate 2.8 percent after hysterectomy

(HealthDay)—For patients undergoing hysterectomy for benign indications, the 30-day readmission rate is 2.8 percent, with most readmissions occurring within 15 days, according to a study published in the October issue of ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Proinflammatory response in women with vaginal mesh

(HealthDay)—Women with vaginal mesh with complications have a significantly increased proinflammatory response, according to a study published in the August issue of the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Study looks at impact of FDA safety alert on morcellation

(HealthDay)—The use of minimally invasive hysterectomy decreased and postoperative complications increased following the U.S. Food and Drug Administration safety communication discouraging use of laparoscopic power morcellation ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

The global cost of unsafe abortion

Seven million women a year in the developing world are treated in healthcare facilities for complications following unsafe abortion, finds a study published today (19 August) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Bleeding complications up with multicompartment mesh removal

(HealthDay)—For women undergoing vaginal mesh removal, bleeding complications are higher for removal from multiple vaginal compartments versus a single vaginal compartment, according to research published May 6 in Obstetrics ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Major complications after abortion are extremely rare, study shows

In the most comprehensive look yet at the safety of abortion, researchers at UC San Francisco have concluded that major complications are rare, occurring less than a quarter of a percent of the time, about the same frequency ...

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