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  AllRefer.com - gynecology (Medicine) - Encyclopedia
Modern gynecology deals with menstrual disorders, menopause, infectious disease and maldevelopment of the reproductive organs, disturbances of the sex hormones, benign and malignant tumor formation, and the prescription of contraceptive devices.
A branch of gynecology, reproductive medicine, deals with infertility and utilizes artificial insemination and in-vitro fertilizations, where a human egg is harvested, fertilized in a test tube, then implanted into the womb.
Surgical gynecology began to make progress in the 19th cent., when the introduction of anesthesia and antisepsis (see antiseptic) paved the way for many advances.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/G/gynecolo.html   (261 words)

 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY
She is board-eligible in the obstetrics and gynecology specialty, and belongs to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and to the American Society of Reproductive Medicine.
Cummings is interested in all aspects of general obstetrics and gynecology, and she supports labor and birth in Roosevelt's special birthing center as a patient option in low-risk deliveries.
She is interested in all aspects of general obstetrics and gynecology, with emphasis on gynecologic surgery and on obstetrics.
www.nywomenshealth.com /gynecology/physicians.html   (4670 words)

 Obstetrics and Gynecology
This year, only 68% of available obstetrics and gynecology residency positions were filled by US medical school seniors, compared with 86% a decade ago.
The trend of fewer US senior students choosing to specialize in obstetrics and gynecology has very serious implications, the most obvious of which is the potential for physician shortages.
As men shy away from choosing obstetrics and gynecology, the pool of applicants is almost cut in half.
www.acog.org /from_home/publications/green_journal/wrapper.cfm?document=/from_home/publications/green_journal/2003/ong14658edi.htm   (1073 words)

 General Obstetrics and Gynecology Physicians and Staff
Harry Johnson, M.D. Dr. Johnson is director of the division of general obstetrics and gynecology and an associate professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
Julio Cesar Novoa, M.D. Dr. Novoa is an assistant professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences and is director of the Pregnancy Alternative Clinic at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
She is currently an assistant professor in obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and serves on the clinical faculty of the University of Maryland Nurse Midwifery Education Program.
www.umm.edu /womenscenter/genob_staff.html   (874 words)

 Department Of Obstetrics And Gynecology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In gynecology the resident is responsible for most ambulatory surgical cases, endoscopy and uncomplicated hysterectomies.
The second year rotational schematic is composed of reproductive endocrinology, gynecology (clinical and surgical), obstetrics (clinical, postpartum and labor deck), obstetric and gynecology triage, geriatrics, and surgical intensive care unit.
In gynecology and gyn-oncology the resident is responsible for the ward admissions and is the principle surgeon in most abdominal cases, complicate laparoscopic cases and vaginal cases.
ob-gyn.med.miami.edu /residency.asp   (2596 words)

 Obstetrics & Gynecology
All students have exposure to both obstetrics and gynecology, as well as inpatient and outpatient.
Essentials of Obstetrics and Gynecology by Hacker and Moore- not as thick as Currents but is readable.
Obstetrics Pearls by Benson and Gynecology Pearls by Rayburn- both very good references that can be read in the first weeks to acquaint you with the "ob/gyn" world.
www.umdnj.edu /galenweb/SurvivalGuide/OB_Gen.htm   (681 words)

 TTUHSC :: El Paso Campus : SOM : Obstetrics and Gynecology : Faculty
He did his residency training in obstetrics and gynecology and fellowship in reproductive physiology at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio and the University of California at Los Angeles, respectively.
Greenberg is involved in the management of gynecology malignancies, complicated pelvic surgeries, teaching and research.
Although he practices general Obstetrics and Gynecology, his main areas of interest are vaginal surgery, pelvic support, pelvic prolapse surgery (to include stress urinary incontinence), laparoscopic surgery, and breast disease.
www.ttuhsc.edu /elpaso/som/obgyn/faculty.aspx   (1498 words)

 Amazon.ca: Books: Public Privates: Performing Gynecology from Both Ends of the Speculum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The quintessential examination of women, gynecology is not simply the study of women's bodies, but also serves to define and constitute them.
Starting with vivid descriptions of gynecology's roots in American slavery, the focus of the woman's body is set up as a theatre for men's enjoyment.
This shocking portrayal allows for the movement of gynecology and the acceptance of the woman's body that is paramount to the book's conclusion.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0822319284   (783 words)

 Welcome to Obstetrics and Gynecology
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology was founded in 1949 at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.
Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology was completed at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in 1974.
His clinical interests are in obstetrics and gynecology, infectious diseases and high-risk pregnancy.
www.uchsc.edu /obgyn   (229 words)

 Gynecology, Pediatric and Adolescent : St. Louis Children's Hospital
A nationally recognized expert in pediatric and adolescent gynecology, Dr. Diane Merritt pioneered the Program in Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, which is now an established major referral center in the Midwest.
Involved in women's health for the last two decades and a professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Washington University School of Medicine, Dr. Merritt has been director of the program since 1984.
She is the principal investigator in clinical research protocols involving contraception and alternatives to estrogen replacement therapy.
www.stlouischildrens.org /articles/kids_parents.asp?ID=212   (744 words)

 Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Florida   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This preparation is global and predicated on the premise that our specialty is uniquely capable of providing a continuum of health care to women, whether it be the primary care management of hypertension or the advanced surgical management of genital prolapse.
The purpose of this four-year training program is to educate the resident in the entire breadth of the discipline of obstetrics and gynecology and to foster a lifelong commitment to the promotion of women's health care.
The gynecology rotation for PGY 1 is twelve weeks in length.
obgyn.ufl.edu /resident   (2878 words)

 Obstetrics and Gynecology Home
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Rush is dedicated to delivering the highest quality comprehensive medical care to women of all ages.
Benign Gynecology: The section of benign gynecology stresses the need for a balance in the surgical and nonsurgical aspects of gynecology.
General Obstetrics and Gynecology: The general obstetrics program is designed to provide a pleasant, safe atmosphere for delivery of babies.
www.rush.edu /patients/obgyn/rcarc.html   (824 words)

 European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, 105 (2).   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Owens, A. Pearson, G. Mason, Symphysis pubis dysfunction-a cause of significant obstetric morbidity, European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology 105 (2) (2002) pp.
S.K. Adiga, P. Kumar, S.N. Bijoor, Lactate dehydrogenase estimation in follicular fluid: correlation with patient age, follicle size and super ovulation in ART cycles, European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology 105 (2) (2002) pp.
Author index, European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology 105 (2) (2002) pp.
www.elsevier.com /cdweb/journals/03012115/viewer.htt?iss=2&vol=105&viewtype=issue&&tocstyle=biblid   (911 words)

 University of Arizona, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal Fetal Division   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Reed completed her medical degree, obstetric and gynecology residency and Maternal-Fetal Medicine fellowship at The University of Arizona College of Medicine.
She is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and a board examiner for the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology General and Subspecialty (Maternal-Fetal Medicine) Examinations.
A graduate of Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Dr. Lesser served her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York and completed a fellowship in maternal-fetal medicine at Women and Infants Hospital at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.
www.obgyn.arizona.edu /maternal_fetal_div.htm   (648 words)

 Obstetrics & Gynecology Curriculum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
During their first year, our residents spend three months on the gynecology service and three months on the obstetrics service.
Four months are devoted to Gynecology, where the resident's primary responsibility is ambulatory surgery.
The third year is evenly divided between the obstetrics, gynecology and the subspecialty services but with increasing responsibility.
www.nhhn.org /body.cfm?id=148   (308 words)

 Gynecology - Medical Encyclopedia
Gynecology literally means 'the science of women', but in medicine this is the specialty of diseases of the female reproductive system (uterus, vagina and ovaries).
In most countries, women must see a general practitioner first.
Some of the investigations used in gynecology are:
nursingstudy.com /encyclopedia/Gynecology.html   (458 words)

 Obstetric ultrasound -- a comprehensive guide to ultrasound scans in pregnancy
If you are interested to find out more about a particular fetal anomaly, take a look at this compilation of Web pages which describe in some detail specific congenital anomalies that are diagnosable by ultrasound.
International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Ultrasound in obstetrics and gynecology: Guidelines, statements, opinions.
www.ob-ultrasound.net   (3023 words)

 Gynecology - Children's Hospital Boston
Children's Division of Gynecology, which has been in existence for more than three decades, is dedicated to providing females from birth to age 22 with the highest quality medical care.
Staffed by a multidisciplinary team that includes physicians, nurses and social workers, our practice focuses on the specialty of gynecology, which is the examination, diagnosis, and treatment of female reproductive health issues.
Marc Laufer, Chief of Gynecology, serves as a medical advisor for both the International Association and the Boston Chapter of the Endometriosis Association.
www.childrenshospital.org /gynecology   (225 words)

 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Laparoscopic surgery is taught throughout the four-year rotation and is especially intense during the third and fourth year.
Pathology education is incorporated into the gynecology rotations with specific emphasis in oncology.
Entrants into the first year may either be in their first year of post-graduate training or, having completed internships, be entering their second year of postgraduate training.
cpmcnet.columbia.edu /dept/obgyn/education/residency/curriculum.html   (540 words)

 Student Gynecology Education   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
For your in-patient gynecology experience, you have been assigned either to the Gynecologic Oncology Service or to the Benign Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology Services.
Contact the chief resident of the team to which you have been assigned at least one business day before you are to begin in order to clarify your responsibilities for the first morning of your assignment.
For students assigned to the Benign Gynecology / Reproductive Endocrinology In-Patient Service, please note that there is a weekly gyn teaching conference that you are expected to attend.
obgyn.uihc.uiowa.edu /students/studgyn.htm   (742 words)

 Topic: Gynecology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Imprint: London: Intenational Federation of Gynecology an Obstetrics (FIGO), 1997.
Article by Ann Tinker, published in the International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Volume 70, Issue 1, July 1, 2000.
This study was initiated to describe demographics and contraceptive familiarity and use among postpartum adolescents in El Salvador.
www.rhgateway.org /query.html?col=&ht=0&qp=&qs=&qc=&pw=100%&ws=0&la=en&qm=1&si=1&ct=2060368750   (641 words)

The Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Training Program has resident rotations for Family Medicine and is part of the undergraduate medical education program of UNC-CH.
The resources of the institution provide for a well-balanced educational program that includes primary and preventive health care for women as well as sub-specialties.
The growing health network reports 3,600 deliveries each year, 7,700 visits to the Gynecology Clinic each year and 9,000 visits to the Obstetrics Clinic each year.
www.nhhn.org /body.cfm?id=61   (185 words)

 Pediatric/Adolescent Gynecology
Two of the division's grants, for which Dr. Laufer is the principal investigator, are funded by TAP Pharmaceuticals for the investigation of the induction of amenorrhea and protection of gonadal function during bone marrow transplantation.
Laufer's third grant is for research on adolescent endometriosis funded by the Brigham and Women's Obstetrics and Gynecology Foundation.
A fourth grant is sponsored by U.S. Surgical, Solos Endoscopy, and the Brigham and Women's Obstetrics and Gynecology Foundation to study the use of "mini-laparoscopy" in the evaluation of adolescent pelvic inflammatory disease.
www.brighamandwomens.org /pediatric/research/deptResearch.asp   (128 words)

 Obstetrics and Gynecology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The goal of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is to expand students’ basic science knowledge of reproductive medicine to provide an introduction to those aspects of obstetrics and gynecology and women’s health care that are pertinent to all physicians and that will enable them to provide primary health care to all female patients.
This course is designed to provide background material in normal obstetrics and gynecology, to relate clinical material to other courses offered in the first and second years, to introduce concepts of problem-based learning, and to serve as a foundation for the obstetrics and gynecology clerkship and electives in the third and fourth years.
This clerkship introduces students to specific areas and disease processes of obstetrics and gynecology that are pertinent to all physicians.
tobaccostat.org /academics/catalog/2003-05/com/depts/obgy.php   (316 words)

 Welcome to the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology Web Site: Certification of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology is an independent, non-profit organization that certifies obstetricians and gynecologists in the United States.
In addition, the Board approves graduate medical education programs in the subspecialties of obstetrics and gynecology.
See Resources for the Public for a basic description of obstetrician-gynecologists and subspecialists and their training, as well as what is required for certification.
www.abog.org   (622 words)

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