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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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Episodes

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...

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...

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 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 this...

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...

Duration:00:13:29

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

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

Egg Freezing Technologies and Techniques: Practical Considerations for Clinicians

1/11/2016
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Host: Patrice L Basanta-Henry, MD, MHSc, FACOG Egg freezing, or oocyte cryopreservation, can be a major relief for women who wish to preserve their fertility, allowing patients to wait for the “right time.” What are the latest advances in technology and protocol for this procedure, and who are the right patients? Host Dr. Patrice Basanta Henry welcomes guest expert Dr Kenan Omurtag to address these and other questions. Dr. Omurtag is Assistant Professor of the Division of Reproductive...

Duration:00:21:59

Comparing Liquid-Based Cytology Methods in the Detection of Cervical Cancer: Perspectives from Dr. Edward Wilkinson

11/15/2015
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Host: Thomas C. Wright, Jr., MD Host Dr. Thomas C. Wright, Jr., Professor Emeritus of Pathology and Cell Biology at the Columbia University Medical Center, is joined by Dr. Edward Wilkinson, professor and vice chairman in the University of Florida Department of Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine in the UF College of Medicine, where he also directs the Cytopathology Fellowship Program and is the medical director of the Department's Quantitative Pathology Laboratory, on...

Duration:00:15:00

Comparing Liquid-Based Cytology Methods in the Detection of Cervical Cancer: Perspectives from Dr. Ming Guo

11/15/2015
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Host: Thomas C. Wright, Jr., MD Host Dr. Thomas C. Wright, Jr., Professor Emeritus of Pathology and Cell Biology at the Columbia University Medical Center, is joined by Dr. Ming Guo, Associate Professor, Cytopathology, Department of Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, on discussing the performance of SurePath™ and ThinPrep® liquid-based cytology methods in the detection of cervical disease, and how these results impact clinical practice. For more...

Duration:00:15:00

New National Screening Data on Comparative Performance for Cervical Disease Detection

11/15/2015
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Host: Thomas C. Wright, Jr., MD During the EUROGIN 2015 congress held in Sevilla, Spain, a panel was convened to discuss the performance of SurePath™ and ThinPrep® liquid-based cytology methods in the detection of cervical disease, and how these results impact clinical practice. Moderating the panel was Dr. Thomas C. Wright, Jr, Professor Emeritus of Pathology and Cell Biology at the Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Wright was joined by the following expert panelists: Jesper Bonde,...

Duration:00:32:59

Making Sense of Competing Breast Cancer Treatment Recommendations

10/26/2015
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Host: Renée Simone Yolanda Allen, MD, MHSc., FACOG Host Dr. Renee Allen welcomes Dr. Victoria Green, renowned breast cancer researcher and OB/GYN clinician. Dr. Green is an Associate Professor in the Department of Gynecology & Obstetrics at Emory University School of Medicine. She will review USPSTF recommendations of biennial mammograms compared to ACOG's recommendations, as well as differences in how we define 'breast awareness' versus breast self-examination. Join the discussion!

The OB/GYN Hospitalist Model: Creating a "Safety Net" in Women's Health Care Delivery

9/21/2015
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Host: Jennifer Caudle, DO Guest: Renée Simone Yolanda Allen, MD, MHSc., FACOG Host Dr. Jennifer Caudle welcomes Dr. Renee S. Allen, Board certified OB/GYN and hospitalist, Fellow of ACOG, and Masters of Health Sciences from Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Allen shares her expertise as an OB/GYN hospitalist, the growing support from ACOG in this new arena, and the goals of an emerging subspecialty.

Reconstructive Surgery for Pelvic Floor Disorders: Benefits vs Risks for Sexual Health

6/22/2015
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Host: Michael Krychman, MD For women in their 40's and 50's, approximately one in four will develop a pelvic floor disorder such as urinary incontinence. By the age of 80, that prevalence rises to more than 50 percent. The struggle with a pelvic floor disorder has lasting effects on a woman's sexual health, leading to numerous psychosocial and physical consequences in turn. But of equal concern to many patients dealing with the symptoms of their disorder is the potential aftermath of...

Saving Grandmother’s Brain: Therapeutic Options for Maintaining Midlife Mood, Mind, and Memory

6/22/2015
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Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Studies in the field of anthropology have shown that having a healthy grandmother plays a critically positive role in family cohesion. But the wholistic, personalized health needs of women in their elder years are not always recognized. This care disparity is all the more prominent in general OB/GYN practice, but thanks to the work of a select few, the trends may be about to change. Dr. Matt Birnholz speaks with Dr. Sarah Berga, Professor and Chair of OB/GYN at...

Sexuality During and After Pregnancy: Distinguishing Facts from Fiction

6/15/2015
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Host: Michael Krychman, MD Many clinicians think that one of the most dangerous things a woman will ever do in her life is to carry and conceive a child. Stemming from this belief, several misconceptions have risen within the medical community, and by extension the general public, concerning risks of sexual activity during pregnancy. Joining host Dr. Michael Krychman at ACOG's annual scientific meeting to clarify the facts versus myths on sexuality during and after this important life...

Ancient Wisdom for Modern Medicine: A Martial Arts Perspective on Career Satisfaction

6/8/2015
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Host: Maureen Whelihan, MD The increasingly recognized concept of a clinician's "work-life balance" is critical to thriving and avoiding burnout, but the philosophy behind this balance remains poorly understood. Some argue that adequate time alottment to one's priorities is the key factor in sustaining a positive medical career trajectory, but a select few believe that time allocation alone is not enough. Dr. Michael Foley, Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Banner...

Guiding the Collective Voice of OB/GYN: Dr. Hal Lawrence, EVP and CEO of ACOG

5/18/2015
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Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Dr. Matt Birnholz welcomes Dr. Hal Lawrence, Executive Vice President and CEO of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, to the program. Dr. Lawrence describes the clinical and administrative experiences that helped prepare him to assume the chief executive leadership role for ACOG since 2011. He then overviews the integral role for ACOG in clinical, economic, and political spheres of the national healthcare environment, and how the voices from...

Next Horizons in Specialty Leadership: Dr. Tom Gellhaus, President-Elect of ACOG

5/18/2015
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Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Dr. Matt Birnholz welcomes Dr. Tom Gellhaus, President-Elect of The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, to discuss his vision for ACOG's initiatives to come, inspired in part by both his unique clinical training background and his extensive legislative activity experience on behalf of OB/GYN specialists nationwide. Dr Gellhaus is Clinical Associate Professor of OB/GYN and Director of General OB/GYN at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in...