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Precancerous Lesions of the Genital Tract
The cancers of the vulva and birth canal typically develop over a long period of time. This precancerous phase represents an opportunity to prevent the development of cancer. The precancerous lesions are called vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia (VIN) and VAIN. Read this article to find out more.
Prevalence of Obesity
Obesity has become a worldwide epidemic. It is predicted that 50% of the world’s population will be overweight or obese by 2030. The concern about obesity is not the condition but the consequences. Read this article to learn more.
Problems Caused by Fibroids
Fibroids or leiomyoma are the most common tumor of the female genital tract. A woman can have fibroids for many years before they are detected. Read this article to learn about the problems fibroids can cause.
Proliferative Breast Disorders
Certain breast disorders are associated with a slightly higher risk of developing breast cancer. Read this article to learn more about these disorders and what should be done if you have this problem.
Risk Factors for Endometrial Cancer
Risk factors are specific elements that seem to be associated with a defined outcome. Knowing these can lead to the identification of causative agents. Endometrial cancer has specific risk factors. Read this article to learn more.
Risks of HRT
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is the administration of an estrogen and progestin combination to treat symptoms related to hormone deficiency, which occurs after menopause. All medications and therapies have their potential risks. Read this article to learn about the risks of HRT.
Risks of Laparoscopy
Laparoscopy is a method by which abdominal surgery is performed through small openings. More complex procedures can also be performed via this route but this takes a much higher skill level. This article will review the more common complications and aftereffects of laparoscopy.
Surgical Management of Fibroids
Leiomyoma are the most common benign tumor of the female genital tract. They can cause irregular, excessive bleeding, pain, pressure and infertility. Not every woman with fibroids will require treatment but surgery is an option. This article explains the surgical therapies.
Surgical Management of Obesity
Obesity leads to many serious medical problems and premature death but can be reversed. Diet, regular exercise and behavior modifications are effective in select groups but for those with obesity other interventions maybe required. This article will review surgical options.
Surgical Treatment of Endometriosis
Endometriosis can be quite debilitating, decreasing the quality of a woman’s life. It is usually controlled with hormonal therapy however surgical options exist if conservative management fails. Read this article to learn more.
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