Minimal access  treatments for fibroids
GYNAECOLOGY EXPLAINED
Fibroids are common benign tumours of the uterus and are very prevalent in African-Caribbean women. They can be symptomatic or asymptomatic, if sympto...
December 4, 2020
Gynaecological Cancers
GYNAECOLOGY EXPLAINED
September is gynaecological cancer awareness month Cervical cancer Cervical cancer is the fourth most common female cancer in the world with over 250,...
September 18, 2020
Hysterectomy and the Different Routes
GYNAECOLOGY EXPLAINED
Hysterectomy is a common procedure done by Gynaecologists in the Caribbean, the commonest indication being heavy menstrual bleeding due to uterine fib...
July 3, 2020
Laparoscopy and its Advantages
GYNAECOLOGY EXPLAINED
Laparoscopy (key-hole surgery) is a minimal access procedure used frequently in gynaecology. It is either diagnostic or operative. It has numerous adv...
May 22, 2020
Cervical Screening
GYNAECOLOGY EXPLAINED
Cervical screening is very important in the prevention of cervical cancer as cervical cancer has a long precancerous stage prior to becoming cancer an...
April 24, 2020
Endometrial Hyperplasia
GYNAECOLOGY EXPLAINED
Endometrial hyperplasia is an abnormality of the lining of the uterus where the lining is abnormally thickened and can range from a simple abnormality...
April 3, 2020
Endometriosis
GYNAECOLOGY EXPLAINED
ENDOMETRIOSIS is a chronic condition where the lining of the womb is found outside of the uterus and is commonly found in the pelvis, but occasionally...
March 20, 2020
Uterine Cancer
GYNAECOLOGY EXPLAINED
UTERINE CANCER IS the 6th most common female cancer worldwide. The commonest type of uterine cancer is Endometrial cancer whose incidence has increase...
March 13, 2020
Postmenopausal bleeding
GYNAECOLOGY EXPLAINED
POSTMENOPAUSAL bleeding is bleeding occurring 1 year after menopause and has an incidence of 10 percent and a 10-15 percent risk of cancer, most endom...
March 6, 2020
Ovarian cancer
GYNAECOLOGY EXPLAINED
In the UK, ovarian cancer is the 6th most common cancer in women, with over 6,500 women diagnosed each year, in St Vincent and the Grenadines it is th...
February 28, 2020
Cervical cancer
GYNAECOLOGY EXPLAINED
CERVICAL CANCER is the 4th most common female cancer in the world, with over 250,000 deaths and over 500,000 new cases worldwide. In St Vincent and th...
February 21, 2020
Hysteroscopic Management of Fibroids
GYNAECOLOGY EXPLAINED
FIBROIDS ARE common benign tumours of the uterus and are very prevalent in Caribbean women. They can be asymptomatic or symptomatic; if symptomatic, t...
February 14, 2020
Endometriosis
GYNAECOLOGY EXPLAINED
ENDOMETRIOSIS IS the presence of endometrial glands and stroma in sites outside of the uterus. Its clinical manifestations may vary sometimes with poo...
February 7, 2020
Heavy Menstrual Bleeding
GYNAECOLOGY EXPLAINED
HEAVY MENSTRUAL Bleeding is bleeding which interferes with a woman’s physical, emotional and general quality of life. It can be due commonly to: 1. Fi...
January 31, 2020
Benefits of Office / Ambulatory Gynaecology
GYNAECOLOGY EXPLAINED
by DR JOHN BARKER Bsc MBBS MRCOG, Dip (Risk Management). Obstetrician/ Gynaecologist at Arnos Vale Medical Center. AMBULATORY GYNAECOLOGY is where pro...
January 24, 2020