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2013-05-14 23:31:49

MISforWomen.com to launch in conjunction with National Women's Health Week. Cypress, CA (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 AAGL, the world´s premiere professional society dedicated to minimally invasive surgery (MIS) in gynecology, is launching its new patient web site, http://www.MISforWomen.com, in conjunction with the US government´s National Women´s Health Week celebration May 12-18. The web site offers patients education about the latest techniques in MIS as well as access to top...

2012-06-06 02:25:22

LONDON, June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Smith & Nephew (NYSE: SNN; LSE: SN), the global medical technology business, announces its TRUCLEAR 5.0 System, the smallest hysteroscopic morcellator system(1) to receive 510(k) clearance from the FDA, is now available to US surgeons nationwide. With an outer diameter of only 5.0 mm, this patient-friendly instrumentation allows surgeons to safely and thoroughly remove intrauterine polyps and uterine fibroids under continuous visualization. While the...

2011-11-07 08:35:00

BEDFORD, Mass., Nov. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hologic, Inc. (Hologic or the Company) (Nasdaq: HOLX), a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostics products, medical imaging systems and surgical products dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of women, will showcase a comprehensive suite of gynecologic surgical products at AAGL 40th Annual Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, November 6-10, 2011, at the Westin-Diplomat Hotel in Hollywood, Florida....

2010-11-07 18:24:23

Recommendation of the AAGL advancing minimally invasive gynecology worldwide Approximately 600,000 hysterectomies are performed in the United States annually to treat benign disorders of the pelvis. More than two-thirds are performed through an abdominal incision. In an evidence-based position statement published online today in The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, the AAGL, a medical specialty society of over 5,000 gynecologic surgeons, advocates the practice of performing these...

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2010-04-07 10:21:28

On behalf of its founders, the Endometriosis Foundation of America (EFA) is extremely pleased to announce a landmark scientific symposium, "Advancing the Art & Science of Endometriosis: Stem Cells to Radical Excision Surgery", taking place on Thursday, May 20, 2010 in New York City. The event will be held at the prestigious New York Academy of Sciences and attended by elite speakers, panelists and attendees from around the globe. An expert consortium of faculty will present on topics...

2008-11-06 09:00:45

CYPRESS, Calif., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A steady march toward using ever-more "patient-friendly" procedures in gynecological care was reflected in the proceedings of the 37th Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, hosted by the AAGL, the international professional society for specialists in minimally invasive gynecological techniques. Minimally invasive procedures are aimed at preserving the highest possible quality of life for women by using smaller and fewer incisions (or no...

2008-10-30 09:00:24

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, there was a glimpse into the future of women's healthcare with the presentation of gynecologic surgery that was recorded for the first time using "4K" technology, at the 37th Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecology hosted by the AAGL. AAGL is the international professional society for specialists in minimally invasive gynecological techniques. Ultra-high resolution digital cameras are transforming the art of cinema. Leading Hollywood...

2008-08-13 09:01:15

CYPRESS, Calif., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- A new awareness study found that virtually all women expect their OB/GYN to inform them about minimally invasive treatments for common pelvic health disorders (PHDs), yet comparatively few are aware of the newer treatments designed to cause less pain and provide shorter recoveries. Russell Research conducted the study for AAGL, the preeminent organization of gynecologic endoscopic surgeons. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to:...