January 2020
Patient Care

Researchers found that patients who received robot-assisted surgery had fewer postoperative complications, lower perioperative transfusion and readmission rates, and shorter hospital stays than patients who received open abdominal surgery.

Mayo Clinic's collaborative hysteroscopy clinic has streamlined appointment scheduling to incorporate needed hysteroscopy and eliminated duplicated effort to improve both patient and staff satisfaction.

Research indicates that same-day discharge after vaginal hysterectomy with pelvic floor reconstruction does not result in a higher number of emergency department or outpatient office evaluations.

A systemic review of mortality in minimally invasive gynecological surgery showed that the odds of death for laparoscopic and robotic gynecological surgery appear to be similar.

Research supports that with or without ovarian conservation, women age 35 or younger who undergo hysterectomy have an increased long-term risk of cardiovascular and metabolic conditions.


Feb. 17-20, 2020, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
Topics include radiologic evaluation of endometriosis, fetal growth restriction, chronic hypertension in pregnancy, pelvic organ prolapse and surgery for hereditary cancer risk reduction.

Course expires July 23, 2020
This three-module, hybrid-learning course discusses the benefits and limitations of prenatal cell-free DNA screening, how to interpret test results, and how to communicate with and manage care for patients who are considering testing.

In the Video Center

Gynecological oncologist Amanika Kumar, M.D., discusses endometrial cancer and obesity's impact on the disease, plus optimal treatment options.

Rodrigo Ruano, M.D., Ph.D., chair of Maternal and Fetal Medicine, discusses fetoscopic laser ablation of placental anastomoses for twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome.

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