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Ted Anderson, MD, PhD, FACOG, FACS, Director of Gynecology/Gynecologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, discusses the new Adiana Hysteroscopic Sterilization System. The permanent sterilization technique does not involve incisions or general anesthesia and can be performed in the office. ...

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Combining hysterectomy with reconstructive surgery increases complications

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Women who undergo vaginal hysterectomy and reconstructive pelvic surgery during the same operation are more likely to have perioperative complications than those who undergo hysterectomy alone, new research shows. Until now, “no studies have compared complication...

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Tamoxifen cuts risk of contralateral breast cancer in premenopausal women

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In premenopausal women with breast cancer, adjuvant tamoxifen treatment significantly reduces the risk of contralateral breast cancer, according to results of a Swedish study. “This is to our knowledge the first data…from a controlled randomized trial” to show this...