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Power Morcellators Are Not Necessary

April 21, 2015 // Posted in: Featured, Fibroids, In The Press, News

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Insurance companies jump to limit GYN procedures due to potential spread of cancer by power morcellators. While done with good intentions, the blanket changes could put women at risk for invasive open procedures or less safe blind vaginal procedures. CIGC Advanced trained minimally invasive GYN surgical specialists don’t use power morcellation to perform DualPortGYN or LAAM.

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Myths & Facts About Hysterectomies: Part 1, The Procedure

April 17, 2015 // Posted in: Featured, Featured Procedures, Procedures, Techniques

hysterectomy myths and factsFor many women who had open surgeries for their hysterectomy, it’s surprising to hear that the procedure can be performed with 2 tiny 5MM incisions. Often times, patients who undergo advanced minimally invasive procedures hardly seem as though they’ve had the surgery at all.

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Learn the Difference Between Adenomyosis and Endometriosis

April 16, 2015 // Posted in: Conditions, Featured, Featured Conditions, Patient Spotlight

adenomyosisAdenomyosis and Endometriosis are not the same condition. Although they can occur together, endometriosis is when endometrial cells (the lining of the uterus) are in a location outside of the uterus. Adenomyosis is when these cells are within the uterus, in the uterine wall.

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Welcome to the New CIGC Patient Focused Website:!

April 14, 2015 // Posted in: Featured, Infographics, News, Patient resource, Patient Spotlight

Main Who we are thumbnailThe Center for Innovative GYN Care Announces New State-of-the-Art Interactive Website, and Ad Campaigns That Shine Spotlights on Success Stories, Patient Resources, Advocacy.

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Get To Know Your GYN Surgical Specialist

April 3, 2015 // Posted in: Doctors, Patient resource

DoctorsPatients are their own best advocates. As more information becomes available online, it’s important to dig through the clutter and find a GYN surgical specialist who can handle those complex cases that other physicians may not have the experience to treat effectively. The CIGC GYN surgical specialists perform advanced gynecological procedures using techniques that are taught in fellowship training.

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Jessica’s Story of Ovarian Cancer

March 30, 2015 // Posted in: Conditions, News, Patient resource

Angelina JolieGiven all of the information and enough time to make the right decision, women can have a more active role in the fate of their health, which is a far better scenario than remaining in the dark, wondering, worrying and not knowing who to trust for answers. Become an advocate for your own health.

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Dr. Paul MacKoul Reviews: Get to Know Your GYN Specialist

March 26, 2015 // Posted in: Doctors, Patient resource

PaulMacKoulMDDr. Paul MacKoul MD reviews are available on RateMDs, Vitals, UCompareHealthCare and others. At The Center for Innovative GYN Care, we encourage all of our patients to give feedback on doctor review sites, and we also provide them with easy ways to provide patient referrals.

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Get the Right Endometriosis Diagnosis: Diagnostic Laparoscopy

March 23, 2015 // Posted in: Patient resource, Procedures

Blausen_0602_Laparoscopy_02When you have suffered with pelvic pain and received no answers for an extended period of time, there are several advantages to having a diagnostic laparoscopy. Women who are misdiagnosed can go through several rounds of treatment for the wrong condition, and end up worse off.

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Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding: Get Diagnosed

March 20, 2015 // Posted in: Conditions, Patient resource

Hysteroscopy abnormal vaginal bleeding

For many women, abnormal vaginal bleeding is caused by benign (not causing harm) abnormalities of the uterus or cervix. Benign conditions include fibroids, polyps, adenomyosis, and infection. Occasionally, malignant (dangerous) and premalignant conditions are the cause of abnormal vaginal bleeding.

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Improve IVF Success Rates with GYN Surgery

March 15, 2015 // Posted in: Doctors, Featured

Mom and BabyUnsuccessful infertility treatments are common. After multiple IVF treatments, women often discover that they have a treatable GYN condition like fibroids or endometriosis* that can be treated with minimally invasive surgery.

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