Obstetrics & gynaecology

Post-hysterectomy cystoscopy may lead to false-positive result

(HealthDay)—For patients with a pre-existing unknown nonfunctional kidney, cystoscopy to confirm ureteral patency after hysterectomy may lead to an incorrect assumption of a ureteral injury, according to a case report published ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Total vaginal hysterectomy generates net hospital income

(HealthDay)—Compared with total vaginal hysterectomy (TVH), hospital costs are greater with laparoscopic assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH), total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH), and robotic hysterectomy (RH), according ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

NAMS issues new guidance on vulvovaginal atrophy

Symptoms of vulvovaginal atrophy (VVA), such as lack of lubrication, irritated tissues, painful urination, and pain with intercourse, affect as many as 45% of women after menopause. That's according to The North American ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Long-term consequences of vaginal delivery

Women are more likely to experience urinary incontinence, prolapse and faecal incontinence 20 years after one vaginal delivery rather than one caesarean section, finds new research published in a thesis from Sahlgrenska Academy, ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Less pain after hysterectomy with vessel sealing

(HealthDay)—An electrosurgical bipolar vessel sealing procedure during vaginal hysterectomy leads to less pain during the evening after surgery and shorter operating time than conventional clamping and suturing, according ...

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