Latest Endometrial polyp Stories

2014-05-26 23:02:43

Peyman Banooni, MD, a gynecologist at La Peer Health Systems in Los Angeles, explains heavy bleeding during menopause and other causes of menorrhagia. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 26, 2014 A recent study by researchers at the University of Michigan has shown that it’s actually common for women going through menopause to experience changes in their period. This can include prolonged bleeding, spotting, and heavy bleeding. The study is titled “Menstruation and Menopausal Transition”...

2014-04-24 08:33:49

LONDON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smith & Nephew (NYSE: SNN; LSE: SN), the global medical technology business, today announces the results of a new multicenter clinical study which compares the TRUCLEAR 5.0 System with the VersaPoint(TM) Bipolar Electrosurgery System for the removal of endometrial polyps. A common gynecologic disorder that can affect as many as 35% of women(i), endometrial polyps are a leading cause of abnormal uterine bleeding. According to the study in this...

2011-04-06 06:35:00

ANDOVER, Mass., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Smith & Nephew's (NYSE: SNN; LSE: SN) Endoscopy Division today announced that its TRUCLEAR(TM) System, an operative hysteroscopy device for the removal of intrauterine polyps and fibroids, has surpassed the 30,000 procedure milestone. The TRUCLEAR System is a first-of-its kind device that pairs the visualization capabilities of a hysteroscope with minimally invasive tissue removal capabilities, allowing a fast and thorough capture and...

2009-11-17 04:55:00

ANDOVER, Mass., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smith & Nephew's (NYSE: SNN; LSE: SN) Endoscopy Division announced the launch of the TRUCLEAR(TM) System, an operative hysteroscopy device, which is now widely available in the United States. In conjunction with the announcement, Smith & Nephew will host a panel discussion today about hysteroscopy at this year's American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL) annual meeting, which is being held in Orlando, Fla. The...

2008-08-06 15:00:11

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: I was taking Tylenol PM every night for more than a year because I had trouble sleeping. Then I saw an ad on TV promoting Advil PM as being so much better. I got 100 tablets and finished taking them, but they were not much better for me. Then I got acid reflux and had trouble swallowing. Soon after, I tore a knee meniscus and treated myself with aspirin. A week later, I passed out in a store and was taken by ambulance to the hospital, where I threw up blood. I had a bleeding...

2007-11-18 06:00:35

By De Barros Filho, Adelmo M B Barbosa, Ione C; Maia, Hugo Jr; Genes, Consuelo C; Coutinho, Elsimar M Abstract A retrospective review of the medical records of 258 postmenopausal patients using estradiol and testosterone implants as combined hormone therapy was carried out to evaluate the effects of testosterone on the endometrium after two years of continuous use. Endometrial thickness was measured by ultrasonography. Histology was performed on samples of thickened endometria obtained...

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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'