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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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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


Implementation of Preterm Labor Assessment Toolkit, a System-wide Initiative to Improve Preterm Labor Outcomes

7/24/2017
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Host: Renée Simone Yolanda Allen, MD, MHSc., FACOG Guest: Lashea Wattie RNC C-EFM, MSN BSN M. Ed Preterm birth is a serious problem within the United States, with approximately 12% of all live infant births occurring before term, or 37 weeks’ gestation. Given that preterm births are associated with neonatal and infant mortality, as well as several other long-term complications, it is clear that preterm birth poses a significant healthcare burden. In this special edition of Advances in...

Duration: 00:11:29


Mycoplasma Genitalium: Get to Know the Hidden STI

6/1/2017
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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


Optimizing Outcomes in Diabetic Retinopathy: Improving Screening, Referral, and Treatment

12/15/2016
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Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Guest: Rishi P. Singh, MD The past 40 years have witnessed great advancements in therapeutic options for treating diabetic retinopathy. Despite a number of effective treatment options, diabetic eye disease is one of the leading causes of vision loss in the United States, in part because many patients are not identified as needing therapy. In addition to counseling patients on the importance glucose control on maintaining vision, clinicians should emphasize the...

Duration: 00:21:59


5 Myths You May Not Know About Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

10/31/2016
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Host: Amy Mackey, MD Guest: Melissa Carlson, MD In this special edition of Advances in Women’s Health, Dr. Melissa Carlson discusses five of the most common myths regarding abnormal uterine bleeding. Focusing on the diagnosis of AUB, the new technologies available for treatment, and the importance of patient and provider education for all of these options. Join host Dr. Amy Mackey for this informative discussion. Click here to learn more about other women's health programs in this...

Duration: 00:07:00


Effective Management of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding (AUB)

8/31/2016
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Host: Robert 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 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


Cervical Cancer & Co-testing: What is the Economic Impact?

7/29/2016
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Host: John J. Russell, MD Guest: Michael Randell, MD In this special edition of Advances in Women’s Health, Dr. Michael Randell shares his insights on cervical cancer testing and whether performing two cervical cancer tests is really more expensive than one from both clinical and economic standpoints. Join host Dr. John Russell for this informative discussion. Click here to learn more about other women's health programs in this special series.

Duration: 00:11:59


New Guidance for T. Vaginalis Screening and Diagnosis

4/29/2016
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Host: Jennifer Caudle, DO Guest: Paul Nyirjesy, MD In this special edition of Advances in Women’s Health, host Jennifer Caudle interviews Dr. Paul Nyirjesy, Professor in the Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Medicine and also Director of the Drexel Vaginitis Center at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, as he covers how the CDC regularly updates their...

Duration: 00:12:29


Efficacy of Tissue Removal Systems for Intrauterine Pathology

3/3/2016
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Host: Amy Mackey, MD Guest: Robert Zurawin, MD In many surgical procedures, tissue specimens must be removed from the body. For intrauterine surgery, when is tissue removal necessary? How can biological matter be removed from a small incision safely? In this special edition of Advances in Women’s Health, join Dr. Amy Mackey as she discusses the efficacy of tissue removal systems for intrauterine pathology with Dr. Robert Zurawin, Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and...

Duration: 00:08:29


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


Cervical Cancer Screening Updates: The Benefits of Co-Testing

1/3/2016
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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...

Duration: 00:20:30


Comparing Cervical Cancer Screening Outcomes: The Quest Study

12/31/2015
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Host: Amy Mackey, MD Guest: Marshall Austin, MD The Pap smear has been the most effective cancer screening test in medical history. However, newer screening options are available, including use of both the Pap smear and the HPV test, also called co-testing. Although Pap and HPV co-testing is preferred in current American Cancer Society Guidelines, a number of doctors’ offices still do not routinely offer this screening option for women 30 and older. In this special edition of Advances in...

Duration: 00:07:59


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

11/15/2015
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Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Guest: Daniel Ferrante, DO Host Dr. Thomas C. Wright, Jr., Professor Emeritus of Pathology and Cell Biology at the Columbia University Medical Center, is joined by Dr. Daniel Ferrante with Lifeline Medical Associates: Group practice with Women's Care Source. Together, they discuss the performance of SurePath™ and ThinPrep® liquid-based cytology methods in the detection of cervical disease, and how these results impact clinical practice from an ob/gyn perpective....

Duration: 00:15:59


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.
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