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2014-08-01 23:06:39

Joint Venture Will Advocate for the Use of Endoscopic Dry Labs in Endoscopic Surgery Skills Training Cypress, CA (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 AAGL, a premiere professional educational society dedicated to advancing gynecologic endoscopic surgery, is pleased to announce a joint venture with several other medical societies, in the United States and Europe, which strongly recommends every hospital teaching endoscopic surgery should make available to surgeons an endoscopic dry lab for training in...

2014-06-25 23:12:10

After years of providing quality Minimally Invasive Surgical options in Northern Virginia, AAGL and SRC (Surgical Review Corporation) recognizes the doctors at Women's Health and Surgery Center in Stafford Virginia as COEMIG designees. Stafford, VA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Stafford Hospital along with some of the physicians at Women’s Health and Surgery Center has been designated as a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology (COEMIG). The COEMIG program is an AAGL...

2014-05-09 23:01:53

The Firm is investigating potential morcellator lawsuits on behalf of women who may have experienced the spread of uterine sarcoma and other cancers, allegedly due to the use of power morcellators during laparoscopic hysterectomy and fibroid removal. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 As hysterectomy cancer lawsuits (http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/) begin to be filed in courts around the country, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that a national physician group has added its voice to...

2014-02-20 12:28:08

Global March to Bring Awareness and Hope to Women with Endometriosis and their Families PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Million Women March for Endometriosis will take place on March 13, 2014 in more than 56 countries to raise awareness for the international women's health crisis of endometriosis. It is a potentially crippling disease that affects millions of women worldwide but receives little attention and negligible funding for research into its...

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...

2013-05-09 23:48:15

Dr. Miklos and Dr. Moore of Atlanta, GA are pleased to announce their AAGL Center of Excellence Minimally Invasion Gynecology (COEMIG) designation. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 Northside Hospital Atlanta campus and vaginal reconstructive surgeons Dr. John R. Miklos, Director of the Atlanta Center for Laparoscopic Urogynecology, and Dr. Robert D. Moore, Associate Director have been awarded the AAGL Center of Excellence designation in Minimally Invasive Gynecology. Hospitals and surgeons...

2010-11-10 00:00:39

Laparoscopic gallbladder removal Is 100%--why not hysterectomy? In 21 years, little has changed; @65% of hysterectomies still have large incisions. "Unlike gallbladder removal, for which general surgeons converted 100% to laparoscopic surgery in two short years between 1987 to 1989, the spread and availability of LSH hasn't progressed as much as we'd like, for several reasons," said Dr. Tom Lyons, who first performed Laparoscopic Supracervical Hysterectomy in 1989. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB)...

2010-11-09 08:00:00

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- If your doctors are recommending an abdominal incision to complete your hysterectomy, then you may want to do some research.  A new statement published in this month's Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology by the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL) urges women to pursue vaginal or laparoscopic procedures instead, which are less risky and offer a much faster recovery. Out of the 600,000 hysterectomies performed each year in the U.S. to treat...


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