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Bean bag

Last week we discussed how we get more “head down” rather than “pelvis up” at Trendelenburg position simply by sliding the operating theatre table so that the fulcrum of the...

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Operating table modified

First, I’d like to thank all of you who provided feedback to previous articles. I like to see this blog as a gynaecological coffee house where people like you and...

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Who is the best to do a prophylactic, risk-reducing surgery for BRCA – General gynaecologist or gynaecological oncologist?

I received an email from one of my patients last week. She knows about her BRCA mutation for a year and saw me 8 months ago to discuss her options.

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Should a Cystoscopy be always performed after laparoscopic hysterectomy?

Evidence is emerging that laparoscopic hysterectomy is the treatment of choice if a vaginal hysterectomy is not feasible. Injuries of the ureters or the bladder are uncommon after Laparoscopic Hysterectomy.

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No more wound dressing

Until recently my practice received a significant number of phone calls from patients enquiring when the wound dressing could or would have to come off, what if they peeled off...

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New iPhone App

The app will be free and based on research carried out at QCGC in collaboration with the Cleveland Clinic.

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Battle Against Ovarian Cancer

Queensland Reds vs. Firebirds Queensland - a beach volleyball competition. The Queensland Reds and the Firebirds met to play beach volleyball on 29 January 2012.

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New Ovarian Cancer Drug now available - Avastin

Avastin (Bevacizumab) is a monoclonal antibody that targets VEGF, a protein that plays a key role in the development of new blood vessels.

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