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Advances in Women's Health addresses advances, breakthroughs and treatments for conditions related to women's health, as well as preventive measures physicians can advise their patients to pursue.

Advances in Women's Health addresses advances, breakthroughs and treatments for conditions related to women's health, as well as preventive measures physicians can advise their patients to pursue.
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Advances in Women's Health addresses advances, breakthroughs and treatments for conditions related to women's health, as well as preventive measures physicians can advise their patients to pursue.

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English


Episodes

Minimally Invasive Hysteroscopic Surgery: A “Start-Up Guide” for the Office Setting

11/7/2018
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Host: Robert K. Zurawin, MD Guest: Charles E. Miller, MD, FACOG To help you and your patients realize the benefits of in-office versus hospital-based surgeries, this activity outlines how to obtain the necessary clinical training and hysteroscopic case experience, meet staffing and facility needs, and market and cultivate a patient base.

Duration:00:17:29

Diagnostic and Management Updates for Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

11/7/2018
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Host: Robert K. Zurawin, MD Guest: Malcolm G. Munro, MD This activity will discuss the numerous elements that make up the updated diagnostic and treatment algorithm to manage abnormal uterine bleeding, including using a minimally invasive surgical approach, having a better understanding of the broad umbrella of bleeding that occurs outside of normal cyclic menstruation, performing proper patient workups, and more.

Duration:00:22:59

Hysteroscopic Surgery & Fluid Management Strategies

11/7/2018
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Host: Robert K. Zurawin, MD Guest: Mary Johnston, BSN, RNFA, CNOR Guest: Charles E. Miller, MD, FACOG This activity will discuss the most significant changes in both in-office and outpatient hysteroscopic procedures, especially those which have resulted in the need to reappraise the parameters of fluid absorption.

Duration:00:17:59

Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder: New Strategies for Patient Counseling, Diagnosis, and Management

11/2/2018
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Guest: David J. Portman, MD Hypoactive sexual desire disorder, or HSDD, is the most common female sexual dysfunction with about 10% of premenopausal women in the US believed to have this condition. HSDD is consistently underdiagnosed and undermanaged due to the lack of adequate physician-patient communication on this topic. Join Dr. David Portman as he defines HSDD and discusses the barriers that inhibit the appropriate diagnosis and management of this condition. He will also identify the...

Duration:00:30:59

Quality Care in the Delivery Room: Can the Use of Fetal Fibronectin (fFN) Help Meet Quality Standards?

10/31/2018
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Host: Jennifer Caudle, DO Guest: Michael G. Ross, MD, MPH Guest: Michael S. Ruma, MD, MPH Preterm birth not only causes steep medical costs, but it also has a significant impact on the child and family, resulting in both short-term and long-term complications like neurocognitive delays and growth impairments. This activity will explore the use of fetal fibronectin (fFN) as a marker for women who are at an increased risk of a preterm birth.

Duration:00:15:59

Trading Places: The Future for MIS is in the Outpatient Setting…and the Future is Now!

9/27/2018
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Host: Amy Mackey, MD Guest: Stephen M. Cohen, MD, FACOG The ability to perform in-office minimally invasive procedures (MIS) has revolutionized the approach to abnormal uterine bleeding in women, giving them options for fast trauma-free assessment and management of their complaints. However, nearly 150 years after the first hysteroscopic procedure, MIS are still most commonly performed in the hospital setting, increasing the cost of care and causing avoidable delays in management due to...

Duration:00:15:00

Mycoplasma Genitalium: Get to Know the Hidden STI

9/26/2018
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Host: Renée Simone Yolanda Allen, MD, MHSc., FACOG Guest: Maria Trent, MD, MPH, FAAP, FSAHM There has been a lot of discussion about a sexually transmitted infection called mycoplasma genitalia or MGen. Chances are that most clinicians have not yet tested for, or have even heard of, this sexually transmitted infection, and yet, it is more prevalent than gonorrhea and has been associated with both asymptomatic and symptomatic infections of male and female genital tracts. In this special...

Duration:00:11:59

What Fewer OB/GYN Visits Mean for Cervical Cancer Screening in Primary Care Settings

9/26/2018
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Host: Renée Simone Yolanda Allen, MD, MHSc., FACOG Guest: Amy Clouse, MD The primary care physician is the first line of defense when it comes to cervical cancer screening, and the need for physicians to be alert to their patients’ screening schedules is growing as fewer patients see their OB/GYN regularly. Tune in as Dr. Amy Clouse, Associate Director of the Family Medicine Residency Program at Abington-Jefferson Health, dives into the big questions, like what do we need to know about...

Duration:00:08:59

Attention Primary Care Doctors! Don’t Forget About STI Screening

8/31/2018
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Host: Renée Simone Yolanda Allen, MD, MHSc., FACOG Guest: Amy Clouse, MD STI screening can be done easily and regularly in the PCP office. Join Dr. Amy Clouse, Associate Director of the Family Medicine Residency Program at Abington-Jefferson Health, to learn how simple it can be to include STI screening in your typical patient visit, as well as how to overcome some of the troublesome barriers to screening that we face as clinicians. Click here to learn more about other women's health...

Duration:00:07:59

Is There a Link Between IUD Use & Breast Cancer Risk?

4/27/2018
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This episode of Audio Abstracts reviews two studies conducted in Finland that investigated the link between premenopausal use of hormonal intrauterine treatment for menorrhagia and breast cancer incidence rates. The first study, Cancer Risk in Women Using the Levonorgestrel-Releasing Intrauterine System in Finland, examined the incidence rates of several common cancers among intrauterine treatment users. The authors found that the risk of breast cancer increased within this patient...

Duration:00:05:00

Normalizing STI Screening: The Patient Impact

3/21/2018
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Host: Jennifer Caudle, DO Guest: Tonya Chaffee, MD The importance of STI screening is ever growing, as incidence of STIs reach a record high in the U.S. and untreated infections can have life-long consequences. On this program, Dr. Tonya Chaffee, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at UCSF, will discuss the downstream effects of poor screening on patient outcomes and share ways to improve screening methods in practice. Click here to learn more about other women's health programs in this...

Duration:00:10:29

Expert Debate: Is Bacterial Vaginosis an STI?

3/8/2018
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Host: Jennifer Caudle, DO Guest: Caroline Mitchell, MD, MPH Guest: Jeanne Marrazzo, MD, MPH In the final installation of the "What's New in BV" series, Dr. Jennifer Caudle is joined by two leaders in the field to discuss a question that continues to puzzle healthcare professionals and their patients: Is bacterial vaginosis an STI? Sexual transmission, impact of sexual partners, pathogens, and other STIs are just some of the points highlighted in this debate with Dr. Caroline Mitchell and...

Duration:00:14:59

Adnexal Mass Management: Risk Stratification and Management Practice for Best Patient Outcomes

2/28/2018
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Host: Renée Simone Yolanda Allen, MD, MHSc., FACOG Guest: Burton S. Brodsky, MD, FACOG Low awareness of women’s risk factors and symptoms for ovarian cancer, compounded by common use of diagnostic laboratory tests that are less sensitive and not specifically approved for assessing the risk of malignant adnexal mass, are the most important reasons that the great majority of women with ovarian cancer are only diagnosed in late stage disease, when prognosis is far worse. In this CME activity,...

Duration:00:14:59

How to Discuss STI Screening with Your Patients

2/26/2018
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Host: Amy Mackey, MD Guest: Kahlil Demonbreun, DNP, FAANP Rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among our adolescent and young adult population are at an all-time high. Join Dr. Kahlil Demonbreun to discuss the value of universal screening, and how its implementation positively impacts women’s health outcomes. You might pick up some excellent tips on how to approach these difficult conversations with your patients! Click here to learn more about other women's health programs in...

Duration:00:13:00

Expert Tips for Diagnosis and Management of Bacterial Vaginosis

1/24/2018
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Host: Jennifer Caudle, DO Guest: Paul Nyirjesy, MD Guest: Katharine Smith, NP Joining host Dr. Jennifer Caudle is Dr. Paul Nyirjesy, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine, and Director of the Drexel Vaginitis Center, alongside Katharine Smith, Nurse Practitioner at the Drexel Vaginitis Center at Drexel University. Together, they discuss the common yet troublesome diagnosis and management of bacterial vaginosis. What’s New in Bacterial...

Duration:00:13:29

Cervical Cancer Screening Updates: The Benefits of Co-Testing

1/1/2018
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Host: Amy Mackey, MD Guest: Mark Spitzer, MD Prior to 2012 there were competing cervical cancer screening guidelines from the American Cancer Society and the United States Preventive Services Task Force (the USPSTF), leading providers to follow their own dictates when screening patients. In this edition of Advances in Women’s Health, host Dr. Amy Mackey is joined by Dr. Mark Spitzer with the Center for Colposcopy in New Hyde Park, Long Island, New York to discuss cervical cancer screening...

Duration:00:20:30

Minimally Invasive Hysteroscopic Surgery: A “Start-Up Guide” for the Office Setting

8/28/2017
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Host: Robert K. Zurawin, MD Guest: Charles E. Miller, MD, FACOG There are a number of variables to consider when adding in-office minimally invasive surgery to a physician’s practice. This activity will discuss the benefits for both patient and physician in-office surgeries versus hospital-based, how to obtain the needed clinical training and hysteroscopic case experience, staffing and facility needs, and considerations and approaches to marketing and cultivating a patient-base.

Duration:00:17:29

Effective Management of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding (AUB)

8/31/2016
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Host: Robert K. Zurawin, MD Guest: Malcolm G. Munro, MD This activity will discuss the updated diagnostic and treatment algorithm to manage abnormal uterine bleeding, using a minimally invasive surgical approach, a better understanding of the broad umbrella of bleeding that occurs outside of normal cyclic menstruation, proper patient workup, risk management options, and selection between techniques will also be discussed.

Duration:00:22:59

Fluid Management in Hysteroscopic Procedures

8/31/2016
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Host: Robert K. Zurawin, MD Guest: Mary Johnston, BSN, RNFA, CNOR Guest: Charles E. Miller, MD, FACOG This activity will discuss the most significant changes in hysteroscopic surgery today in both in-office and outpatient hysteroscopic procedures, in particular, those which have resulted in the need to reappraise the parameters of fluid absorption.

Duration:00:17:59

Diagnosis and Management of Preterm Birth with Fetal Fibronectin

3/3/2016
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Host: Amy Mackey, MD Guest: Michael S. Ruma, MD, MPH Of the 4 million pregnancies in the United States each year, over 400,000 will experience a preterm birth, making this medical issue the leading cause of perinatal morbidity. In this special edition of Advances in Women’s Health, hear from Dr. Michael Ruma, a maternal-fetal medicine specialist with Perinatal Associates of New Mexico as he discusses diagnostic testing for preterm birth. Learn how to identify at-risk patients based on...

Duration:00:20:30