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What to Expect from Your OB GYN Exams

Posted August 19, 2014 by admin

When it comes time to approach your ABOG written maintenance of certification test, careful preparation is important.  An essential aspect of careful test prep is a thorough understanding of what to expect. Keep in mind that the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology requires any board certified OB/GYN who was certified more than twelve years ago but not “grandfathered in” to complete the certification to maintain a practicing license.  You get multiple opportunities to pass the test but with a Continue reading…

Rise in Urogynecologic Surgery for Women

Posted November 22, 2013 by admin

A recent study conducted by the Center for Women’s Health Research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has found a startling rise in the number of urogynecologic surgeries performed on women with private health insurance. A previous study, conducted in 1995, showed a lifetime risk of surgery for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) or pelvic organ prolapse (POP) at 11%. The 2013 study, however, shows that the lifetime risk of surgery for SUI or POP now stands at Continue reading…