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PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Superior capsular reconstruction (SCR) is a surgical procedure that has been developed to provide an alternative for joint preservation in patients with massive irreparable rotator cuff tears. The purpose of this review is to…

A fluid-filled sac in the ovarian tissue. The cyst may be unilocular or multilocular. The causes may be physiologic, infectious, benign neoplastic, malignant neoplastic, or metastatic. The most important step in management is assessing the risk of…

Tan olive skin, wide smile, black hair, dark almond-shaped eyes, short and thin, mid 40s… a very typical person I used to see while I was in medical school. I see such patients less often now in private practice.

A twisting of the ovary and/or fallopian tube on its vascular and ligamentous supports, blocking adequate blood flow to the ovary. Rapid diagnosis and intervention are necessary to preserve ovarian function. Most often seen in women of reproductive…

“It’s about time you got in here.” I was just a few minutes late getting started for Kathleen’s appointment, so it seemed apparent she was in a hurry. Kathleen sat in a chair next to our examination table. She was restless and her excess body weight…

Uterine atony refers to the corpus uteri myometrial cells inadequate contraction in response to endogenous oxytocin that is released in the course of delivery. It leads to postpartum hemorrhage as delivery of the placenta leaves disrupted spiral…

Twin births account for approximately 3% of live births and 97% of multiple bouts in the United States. In the absence of assisted reproductive technology, dizygotic twins are far more common than monozygotic twins and account for 70% of all twin…

Normal labor is characterized by regular and painful uterine contractions that conclude in progressive in labor. A discussion on abnormal labor patterns is reviewed as abnormalities of the first stage (cervical dilation to complete cervical dilation)…
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