Newer Options for Fibroid Treatment
Linda Murray's pain and bleeding were so bad, she was told by one doctor to consider
hysterectomy. But then specialized GYN surgeons at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) determined most of Linda's problem stemmed from a huge
fibroid. Through a non-surgical procedure, the fibroid was removed and Linda is now back to doing what she loves most. See her story and learn about newer options to treat fibroids.
Preventing Cervical Cancer and HPV Vaccine
As a young woman, Keilah Santana recognizes the importance of keeping a close eye on her health, including getting a vaccine to help prevent HPV.
Hope Ricciotti, MD, of
Dimock Community Health Center in Boston, explains
HPV and the risks of
Risks of a Diabetic Pregnancy
Karin Smith, has
Type I Diabetes and delivered a healthy baby by following her physician's recommendations and closely controlling her
diabetes. Tamara Toukedes, MD, and
Florence Brown, MD, discuss the risks for diabetic mothers.
Hye-Chen Hur, MD, co-Director of
Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, describes possible causes and new, minimally invasive treatments for heavy periods.
Linda Yang, MD, discusses an
incisionless permanent sterilization procedure for women that can be done in-office or as an out-patient hospital procedure.
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Posted July 2010