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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, Infertility

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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Early Endometrial Cancer Detection Is Critical, Paul MacKoul, MD

March 15, 2015 // Posted in: Doctors, Patient resource

Early detection and treatment of endometrial cancer by an advanced fellowship-trained minimally invasive GYN surgeon is essential for the best recovery. Treatment has a very high success rate when the cancer is caught early.

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Learn Why Outpatient GYN Surgeries Deliver the Best Results

March 10, 2015 // Posted in: Doctors, Fibroids, News, Patient resource

DualPortGYNOpen, invasive GYN procedures are unnecessary and create longer recovery times. There are better options for women, and doctors should be encouraging their patients to have procedures that are less invasive.

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Ask for a Second Opinion for GYN Surgery

March 3, 2015 // Posted in: Doctors, Fibroids, Patient resource

second opinionGetting a second opinion used to be standard for any type of surgery. Today, it is common for patients to be reluctant to challenge a doctor’s recommendations.

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How to Choose Hormone Replacement Therapy

February 26, 2015 // Posted in: Patient resource

Every woman is different. Hormone replacement therapy for menopause symptoms should be tailored to each woman to account for her age, health, and whether or not her uterus is intact, or a partial or full hysterectomy has been performed. Estrogen-only HRT is safer than combination HRT, but should only be taken by women who have had a hysterectomy.

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Find the Right Endometriosis Support Group

February 19, 2015 // Posted in: Doctors, Patient resource

Many women with endometriosis suffer over a long period of time, unable to find the right solution for treatment. Case in point, some online endo support groups begin humbly with a few members and grow to thousands in just a short year, as women start to look for answers among other sufferers. Find the right endometriosis […]

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Robotic Surgery Complications Trump Benefits

February 13, 2015 // Posted in: Featured, Fibroids, News, Patient resource

Robotics

When using a Robot to perform delicate GYN surgeries, there is a higher risk of complications compared to a minimally invasive laparoscopic procedure, like the DualPortGYN approach.

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