Dr. Richard Farnam of the Texas Urogynecology and Laser Surgery Center has launched a groundbreaking trial that has the potential to dramatically reduce the risk of ureter injury during surgery.
Many women are paying a high price for urinary incontinence without knowing all the facts behind a simple procedure that has been providing a permanent solution for decades.
Women dealing with problems from uterine fibroids should be informed of recent developments in screening and surgical procedures for treatment. In response to an April 2104 notice from the FDA over a common surgical technique, gynecologist associations are working to raise awareness and deepen research on the issue so that patients can make informed choices on their options.
Women, like Mary, with a personal or family history of breast cancer have an elevated risk of ovarian cancer. So when a tumor appeared on her ovary, she and her physician, Dr. Richard Farnam of the Texas Urogynecology and Laser Surgery Center, chose to take an aggressive approach to treatment.
Pelvic support defects and organ prolapse are common conditions for women as they age, but many women don't talk about the sometimes embarrassing symptoms - not even with their doctors. They may not realize what their treatment options are and how they might benefit from seeing a specialist.
Declaring that it’s time to replace adult diapers and social withdrawal with more liberating long-term options, a recent forum of the nation’s top surgeons looked at how to improve patient and physician education regarding more effective therapies for incontinence.
Over 25 U.S. Training Epicenters with combined experience exceeding 5,000 cases have been chosen for their excellence in patient outcomes and dedication to assisting new da Vinci surgeons through their initial case series.