Obstetrics

Hologic: New Fibroid Management Guide from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Supports Laparoscopic Radiofrequency Ablation (Lap-RFA) as a Minimally Invasive Uterine Preservation Treatment Option

– Hologic’s Acessa® Procedure Now Part of the Standard of Surgical Care for Uterine Fibroids – Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX), a global leader in women’s health, today announced that the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), in its updated guidance for Management of symptomatic uterine leiomyomas, supports the use …

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WUSC Predicts Risk of Premature Birth Using Machine Learning

A local research team said it had successfully predicted the risk of preterm birth (PTB) using machine learning techniques. Ewha Womans University Medical Center (WUSC) said on Monday that its research team, led by Professors Park Sun-wha and Kim Young-ju of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, released their study …

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COVID-19: Woman infected with virus has healthy baby girl

An obstetrician last week delivered the baby of a woman with COVID-19, which would be the first such procedure in Taiwan, saying that while the operation was successful, it was also a “war struggle.” On Wednesday last week, the 31-year-old woman underwent a cesarean section, giving birth to a healthy …

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Herrera Beutler presents two new bills on maternal mortality

By The Chronicle Staff U.S. Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, introduced two bills this week to tackle maternal mortality – the Access to Births Benefiting from Improved Basic Facility Services (BABIES) Act and the Midwifery for Optimization of Optimal Maternity Services Act (MOMS). “With high rates of maternal mortality, …

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Stillbirth murder case dismissed

SAN FRANCISCO – A California judge has dismissed a murder case against a woman who gave birth to a stillbirth after using methamphetamine, saying prosecutors failed to provide evidence that she was using drugs knowing that it could kill her baby. Kings County Superior Court Judge Robert Shane Burns delivered …

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