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Gynecology

  • Amniocentesis Podcast

    Amniocentesis is a procedure used to obtain a small sample of the amniotic fluid that surrounds the fetus during pregnancy.

  • Breast Biopsy Podcast

    Detailed information on breast biopsy, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, and after care.

  • Breast Scan Podcast

    Detailed information on breast scan, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, and anatomical illustrations of the female breast

  • Breast Ultrasound Podcast

    Detailed information on breast ultrasonography, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, and after care.

  • Cervical Biopsy Podcast

    Detailed information on cervical biopsy, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, an anatomical illustration of the female pelvic organs, and an illustration of a cervical biopsy procedure.

  • Cesarean Delivery Podcast

    Cesarean delivery (also called a cesarean section or C-section) is the surgical delivery of a baby by an incision through the mother's abdomen and uterus.

  • Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS) Podcast

    The chorionic villi are tiny projections of placental tissue that look like fingers and contain the same genetic material as the fetus. Testing may be available for other genetic defects and disorders depending on the family history and availability of lab testing at the time of the procedure.

  • Colposcopy Podcast

    Detailed information on colposcopy, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, an anatomical illustration of the female pelvic organs, and an illustration of a colposcopy procedure.

  • Dilation and Curettage (D and C) Podcast

    A dilation and curettage is a surgical procedure in which the cervix is dilated so that the cervical canal and uterine lining can be scraped with a curette to remove abnormal tissues.

  • Endometrial Ablation Podcast

    This procedure permanently removes a thin layer of the lining of the uterus (endometrium). It is used to stop or reduce abnormal bleeding in the uterus.

  • Endometrial Biopsy Podcast

    An endometrial biopsy is used to obtain a small tissue sample from the lining of the uterus. The tissue is examined under a microscope to identify the presence of abnormal cells.

  • External and Internal Heart Rate Monitoring of the Fetus Podcast

    Fetal heart rate monitoring is a procedure used to evaluate the well-being of the fetus by assessing the rate and rhythm of the fetal heartbeat. The fetal heart rate may change as the fetus responds to conditions in the uterus. An abnormal fetal heart rate or pattern may indicate that the fetus is not getting enough oxygen.

  • Fetal Ultrasound Podcast

    Detailed information on fetal ultrasound, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, and anatomical illustrations of the female pelvis and equipment.

  • Hysterectomy Podcast

    During a hysterectomy, the surgeon removes part or all of the uterus.

  • Hysteroscopy Podcast

    Hysteroscopy is a procedure that allows your doctor to see inside your uterus. This procedure can help find the causes of problems in the uterus.

  • Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (LEEP) Podcast

    LEEP allows your doctor to clearly see and treat abnormal tissue deep inside your cervix.

  • Mammogram Podcast

    Detailed information on mammogram, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, and after care.

  • Mastectomy Podcast

    Detailed information on mastectomy, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, anatomical illustrations of the female breast, and illustrations of mastectomy procedures.

  • Pap Test Podcast

    Detailed information on PAP test, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, and after care.

  • Pelvic Ultrasound Podcast

    A pelvic ultrasound allows a doctor to quickly see the female pelvic organs and structures, including the uterus, cervix, vagina, fallopian tubes, and ovaries.

  • Uterine Artery Embolization Podcast

    Detailed information about uterine artery embolization, including reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, an anatomical illustration and a procedure illustration.