Gynecology & Obstetrics

Research and innovation from the gynecology and obstetrics specialists at Vanderbilt Health

Latest in Gynecology & Obstetrics

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Risks, Benefits Reexamined in Hormone Therapy

Reviewing the record of published research helps distill best practices for a more personalized approach.
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Ending Endometriosis Prior to Conception

A suite of studies supports a shift from reactivity to pre-pregnancy prevention of painful condition.
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Precision Radiation Targets Pancreatic Cancer

Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT) offers expanded options for cancer cell eradication in borderline resectable and locally advanced tumors.

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Emerging Culprit in GI Disturbance During Pregnancy

Listeria is being traced to a much wider range of foods.
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How Low von Willebrand Factor Impacts Adolescent Girls

A deficiency in the clotting protein can cause severe menstrual bleeding, and certain pathogenic variants were found to signal higher risk.

Model Customizes Opioid Prescribing After C-Section

A simple prediction model built into the EHR may help individualize treatment of pain following cesarean birth.

Can Fish Oil Influence Smoking Habits During Pregnancy?

Researchers pilot fish oil in efforts to lower smoking rates and achieve better outcomes for babies.

Sexual Health Concerns Overlooked After Pelvic Trauma

Post-injury care plans should prioritize sexual dysfunction to give patients needed resources and counseling.

Intrauterine System Effective for Those With and Without Inherited HMB

Research compares outcomes in the two groups using long-acting levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine systems.