Robot assisted endometriosis surgery

The first fully-robotic system was approved for clinical use in the USA in 2000. Amazingly that is now almost two decades ago. The last 10 years has seen an explosive growth in the use of robots particularly in the USA but increasingly in Australia. Urology surgeons led the way finding it increasingly useful to perform…

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Adenomyosis: A potential significant problem

This under-researched condition, possibly a variant of endometriosis, can be a critical consideration particularly for patients with endometriosis. The definition is of endometrial glands and stroma growing within the myometrium of the uterus or in other words not dissimilar to endometriosis but growing in the wrong part of the uterus. I liken it to having…

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Single embryo transfer at IVF gives best chance of a healthy baby

A recent media report from the Sydney Morning Herald confirms the data from Genea over the last few years that single ET at IVF clearly gives superior results.  This will have significant implications for units that traditionally transfer multiple embryos. The USA in particular is likely to have a significant change in practice and probably…

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