July 14, 2015by Health Texas Provider Network
How a Surgery Could Help Plug Urinary Leaks Weight reduction after bariatric surgery may improve urinary incontinence (dailyRx News) Losing weight can often ease the symptoms of urinary incontinence. And a surgery that helps with weight loss could also help.
March 9, 2015by Health Texas Provider Network
Common Hormone Therapy Not Proven Safe for Menopausal Women Compounded hormone therapy often used in menopause by patients who were not informed of potential risks (dailyRx News) Women considering hormone therapy may need to speak to their doctors about the safety of their treatment options. A new study found that most menopausal women using compounded hormone therapy (CHT) were not aware that these medications were not proven to be safe and effective.
November 20, 2014, by Health Texas Provider Network
NEWS & ARTICLES Preventing postoperative neuropathies: Patient positioning for minimally invasive procedures by Tiffany Jackson, MD; Bich-Van Tran, MD; Arnold Advincula, MD; Karen Wiercinski, RN, BSN; and Julio Lopez Appropriate patient positioning for laparoscopic and robotic surgery can help prevent postoperative neuropathies. This case-based video describes techniques and tips used by Dr. Advincula and team. In this comprehensive educational video, we review appropriate patient positioning for laparoscopic and robotic surgery to prevent postoperative neuropathies that can be experienced with gynecologic surgery. We also include a case-based review of injuries specific to the brachial plexus, ulnar nerve, and femoral nerve.
May 30, 2014by Health Texas Provider Network
NEWS & ARTICLES Endometriosis: Why Dr. Drew Pinsky Got it Wrong by Tiffany, Jackson, MD Recently Dr. Drew Pinksy, a board-certified internist, addiction medicine specialist, and radio and television personality, has caused a bit of a firestorm online among women’s health advocates. During a radio podcast of his talk show several weeks ago, he made some controversial remarks about pelvic health. In short, he said that chronic pelvic pain, like endometriosis, is what some refer to as a “garbage bag diagnosis.”
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