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Are Morcellators Safe for Hysterectomies?

They speed the procedure, but do they spread cancer, too? See what this gynecologic surgeon has to say.

Posted 06/11/14 | Jeffrey Thurston, MD | 1 comment

Is Surgery Center Liable for Patient's Miscarriage?

Legal battle centers on pregnancy test and pre-op medications.

Posted 05/31/13 | Post a comment

Ethicon to Stop Selling Transvaginal Mesh

Find out which products will soon be unavailable for pelvic organ prolapse and incontinence repairs.

Posted 06/06/12 | Post a comment

Mesh Making Headlines For All the Wrong Reasons

Despite a number of problems and recalls of mesh material, repairing an abdominal hernia with mesh is still the preferred method over suture repair.

Posted 03/06/12 | Outpatient Surgery Editors | Post a comment

FDA Orders Safety Studies of Women's Surgical Mesh

Amid reports of serious complications and patient deaths, manufacturers must review products' risks versus benefits.

Posted 01/05/12 | Post a comment

How We Succeeded With Outpatient Laparoscopic Hysterectomy

Hysterectomy patients at this Dallas surgery center go home the same day. Here"s how.

Posted 08/30/11 | Vicki V. Schultz, RN | Post a comment

Boston Scientific Scores Temporary Victory in GYN Mesh Lawsuit

Judge orders patients who claim company hid safety risks to amend complaint, provide more detail

Posted 04/27/11 | Post a comment

Retained Object Risk for Kids Is Highest in GYN Procedures

Analysis shows more foreign bodies left in pediatric patients undergoing pelvic surgery.

Posted 11/18/10 | 1 comment

Healthcare Information Technology

What if your scope software worked as well as your scope?

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