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Obstetrics & Gynecology

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ABORTION RISKS AFTERCARE RESULTS

Aftercare
Regardless of the method used to perform the abortion, a woman will be observed for a period of time to make sure her blood pressure is stable and that bleeding is controlled. The doctor may prescribe antibiotics to reduce the chance of infection. Women who are Rh negative (lacking genetically determined antigens in their red …

AMENORRHEA PREGNANCY OVULATION

Amenorrhea is a menstrual condition characterized by absent menstrual periods for more than three monthly menstrual cycles. Amenorrhea may be classified as primary or secondary.
primary amenorrhea – from the beginning and usually lifelong; menstruation never begins at puberty.
secondary amenorrhea – due to some physical cause and usually of later onset; a condition in which …

HYSTEROSCOPY HYSTEROSCOPE

Hysteroscopy enables a physician to look through the vagina and neck of the uterus (cervix) to inspect the cavity of the uterus with an instrument called a hysteroscope. Hysteroscopy is used as both a diagnostic and a treatment tool. Purpose Diagnostic hysteroscopy can be used to help determine the cause of infertility, dysfunctional uterine bleeding, and …

IN VITRO FERTILIZATION DIAGNOSIS PREPARATION

Diagnosis / Preparation
Once a woman is determined to be a good candidate for in vitro fertilization, she will generally be given fertility drugs to stimulate ovulation and the development of multiple eggs. These drugs may include gonadotropin- releasing hormone agonists (GnRHa), Pergonal, Clomid, or human chorionic gonadotropin (hcg). The maturation of the eggs is then monitored …

IN VITRO FERTILIZATION IVF

In vitro fertilization
Definition
In vitro fertilization (IVF) is a procedure in which eggs (ova) from a woman’s ovary are removed, they are fertilized with sperm in a laboratory procedure, and then the fertilized egg (embryo) is returned to the woman’s uterus.
Purpose IVF is one of several assisted reproductive techniques (ART) used to help infertile …

INDUCED ABORTION PREGNANCY

İnduced abortion definition
Induced abortion is the intentional termination of a pregnancy before the fetus can live independently. An abortion may be elective (based on a womans personal choice) or therapeutic (to preserve the health or save the life of a pregnant woman).
Purpose
An abortion may be performed whenever there is some compelling reason to …

LAPAROSCOPY FOR ENDOMETRIOSIS

Laparoscopy for endometriosis
Definition
Laparoscopy is a surgical procedure in which a laparoscope, a telescope-like instrument, is inserted into the abdomen through a small incision and used to diagnose or treat various diseases. Specifically, laparoscopy may be used to diagnose and treat endometriosis, a condition in which the tissue that lines the uterus grows elsewhere in …

MEDICAL ABORTIONS COSTS INFORMATION

Medical abortions are brought about by taking medications that end the pregnancy. The advantages of a first trimester medical abortion are:
–  The procedure is non-invasive; no surgical instruments are used.
–  Anesthesia is not required.
–  Drugs are administered either orally or by injection.
–  The outcome resembles a natural miscarriage.
Disadvantages of a medical …

MYOMECTOMY REMOVAL OF UTERINE FIBROIDS

Myomectomy
Definition : Myomectomy is the removal of fibroids (non-cancerous tumors) from the wall of the uterus. Myomectomy is the preferred treatment for symptomatic fibroids in women who want to keep their uterus. Larger fibroids must be removed with an abdominal incision, but small fibroids can be taken out by laparoscopy or hysteroscopy.
Purpose
A myomectomy …

OBSTETRIC AND GYNECOLOGIC SURGERY

Obstetric and gynecologic surgery
Definition : Obstetric and gynecologic surgery refers to procedures that are performed to treat a variety of conditions affecting the female reproductive organs. The main structures of the reproductive system are the vagina, the uterus, the ovaries, and the fallopian tubes.
Description
Obstetrics is the branch of medicine that focuses on women …

OOPHORECTOMY OVARIECTOMY

Oophorectomy : Unilateral oophorectomy (also called an ovariectomy) is the surgical removal of an ovary. If one ovary is removed, a woman may continue to menstruate and have children. If both ovaries are removed, a procedure called a bilateral oophorectomy, menstruation stops and a woman loses the ability to have children.
Oophorectomy is performed to:
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OOPHORECTOMY OVARIECTOMY AFTERCARE RISKS

Oophorectomy ovariectomy – diagnosis / preparation
Before surgery, the doctor will order blood and urine tests, and any additional tests such as ultrasound or x rays to help the surgeon visualize the woman’s condition. The woman may also meet with the anesthesiologist to evaluate any special conditions that might affect the administration of anesthesia. A colon …

SALPINGO OOPHORECTOMY SURGERY

Unilateral salpingo-oophorectomy is the surgical removal of a fallopian tube and an ovary. If both sets of fallopian tubes and ovaries are removed, the procedure is called a bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy. This surgery is performed to treat ovarian or other gynecological cancers, or infections caused by pelvic inflammatory disease. Occasionally, removal of one or both ovaries may …