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In what locations are super obese patients slim and easy to operate?

Obese and super obese women in particular benefit froma laparoscopic approach if they need pelvic surgery.

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My surgical training experience – a trainee’s perspective

Having just completed six years of O&G training is a good time to reflect on my past training, and specifically in relation to my surgical experience.

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What can we achieve with $118,000 in medical research?

Last Sunday, we held the 2013 Battle Against Ovarian Cancer. The event was a phenomenal success.

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Mirena is best non-surgical option for Menorrhagia

I wrote about Mirena to treat endometrial cancer and endometrial hyperplasia with atypia (a precursor lesion of endometrial cancer) only recently.

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Genetic PAP test

In the future, PAP smears will do a lot more than just screening for cervical cancer.

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Why is ovarian cancer a disease of the elderly at a time when the ovaries are inactive already for a long time?

While young women in their teens and twenties can also be diagnosed with ovarian cancer, the majority of women diagnosed with ovarian cancer are aged 60 years or older.

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On the other side of the fence

For years I battled with varicose veins on both my legs. First, they looked awful when I was in shorts but more recently they also started to cause a dragging discomfort.

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Salpingectomy for “Ovarian” Cancer Prevention

Earlier this year we witnessed some hype that removing the fallopian tubes (salpingectomy) would prevent ovarian cancer.

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feMME Trial now open

The feMME trial will treat women with endometrial cancer and preserve the patient’s fertility at the same time.

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False positive readings of HE4

A couple of weeks ago a friend and gynaecologist complained about HE4 and in particular about false positive readings.

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