Items Tagged ‘Hysterectomies’

March 5, 2013

Robosurgery Suits Detail Injuries as Death Reports Rise

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

In 2009, the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona found the complication in 21 of 510 robot hysterectomies done between 2004 and 2008, according to a study. The lead author of that report, Rosanne Kho, a gynecologic surgeon at the clinic, said in a telephone interview that while changes in surgeon techniques have lessened instances of the complication since, she […]

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Tags: Bloomberg, complication, Dr. Rosanne Kho, Hysterectomies, lawsuit, robosurgery, surgeon techniques


May 23, 2012

Robots Useful in Hysterectomies

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A common operation in the United States, hysterectomies are now going high-tech as many surgeons embrace robotics as another tool to help them do their jobs better…The Mayo Clinic in Arizona, one of the first institutions to use robotic laparoscopy, pioneered the technique in the early 2000s, said Dr. Rosanne Kho, assistant professor and fellowship […]

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Tags: Chicago Tribune, Dr. Rosanne Kho, Hysterectomies, robotic laparoscopy, robotics


February 3, 2012

New European pill works against uterine fibroids

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New research offers hope for the first pill to treat a common problem in young women: fibroids in the uterus. The growths can cause pain, heavy bleeding and fertility problems, and they are the leading cause of hysterectomies. In two studies, a lower dose of a “morning after” contraceptive pill stopped the bleeding and shrank […]

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Tags: contraceptive pill, Dr. Elizabeth Stewart, fertility problems, fibroids in the uterus, Hysterectomies


February 2, 2012

New European pill works against uterine fibroids

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New research offers hope for the first pill to treat a common problem in young women: fibroids in the uterus. The growths can cause pain, heavy bleeding and fertility problems, and they are the leading cause of hysterectomies. In two studies, a lower dose of a “morning after” contraceptive pill stopped the bleeding and shrank […]

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Tags: contraceptive pill, Dr. Elizabeth Stewart, fertility problems, fibroids in the uterus, Hysterectomies


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