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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...

2013-05-22 08:24:53

PHILADELPHIA, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com/_nocache ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, welcomes Dr. Tommaso Falcone, MD, of the Cleveland Clinic Foundation as the new Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology [http://www.jmig.org ] (JMIG), official journal of the AAGL [http://www.aagl.org ], Advancing Minimally Invasive Gynecology Worldwide. The journal...

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...

2012-11-05 20:23:38

BEDFORD, Mass., Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hologic, Inc. (Hologic or the Company) (Nasdaq: HOLX), a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostics, medical imaging systems and surgical products dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of women, today announced that its suite of gynecologic surgical products will be on display at the 41(st) AAGL Global Congress on Minimally Invasive Gynecology, November 5-9, 2012, in Las Vegas, NV. The American Association of...

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...

2009-11-09 16:01:00

NATICK, Mass., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced its schedule of events at the 38th annual Global Congress for Minimally Invasive Gynecology (AAGL), which runs from November 15-19 in Orlando, Florida. Results from two clinical studies will be presented featuring the Company's Urology/Gynecology products, including pelvic floor reconstruction systems and mid-urethral sling systems used to treat pelvic floor vaginal wall prolapse and...

2006-11-21 09:01:06

Conceptus, Inc. (Nasdaq:CPTS), developer of the Essure® procedure, the first and only FDA-approved, non-incisional permanent birth control method available, announced today that new independent study data released at the 35th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL) shows the Essure system eliminates risks associated with traditional surgical sterilization for many women not eligible for permanent birth control. Unlike surgical...