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Join us for the Million Women March for Endometriosis
March 13, 2014, in Washington, D.C.,
London, Berlin, and Beyond…
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We would like to invite you to join the Million Women March for Endometriosis, a worldwide mass demonstration that will occur simultaneously in dozens of international capitals during next year’s Endometriosis Awareness Month. With an estimated 176 million women and girls throughout the world still living lives awash in anguish because of this devastating disorder, we believe that an internationally coordinated campaign is absolutely necessary to effect the changes that are needed to overturn the status quo.
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Chronic Pelvic Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain Overview
According to various studies, it’s believed that approximately 13-20 million women and girls in the US suffer from chronic pelvic pain (CPP). Yet, despite being one of the most common medical conditions in women and girls, sadly, many suffer for years without receiving an accurate diagnosis or adequate treatment. Read more...
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The rapidly developing field of diagnostic technologies in reproductive medicine is one of our favorite subjects.
If you’d like to learn more about these fascinating new developments, save the date to attend their next Biomarker conference in Valencia, Spain, taking place April 10-13, 2014, or just visit their website at: http://www.comtecmed.com/biomarker/2014/
Leading activists in womens health will meet at Septembers Engage forum in Palo Alto for The Future of Womens Health, where they will discuss new trends, important new technologies and procedures for women.
Washington, DC - The American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), one of the nations largest organizations dedicated to infertility, reproductive medicine and biology, announced today that it will co-sponsor and support the Million Women March, an internationally-coordinated awareness campaign that will begin with a march at the Washington Mall and in dozens of international capitals on Thursday, March 13, 2014. Read more...
For more than a century, the development of new optical and surgical tools, from lighting systems to video and robotic technologies, has been instrumental for thes advancement of laparoscopic surgery
The practice of surgery has been revolutionized since the introduction of video-assisted endoscopy. Innovations particularly the use of video-assisted and robotic-assisted laparoscopy and hysteroscopy make this one of the most dynamic and technically demanding medical specialties. The new edition of this authoritative textbook catalogs the full spectrum of laparoscopic and hysteroscopic procedures used in general gynecology, gynecologic oncology and infertility surgery.
American College of Surgeons acknowledges Dr. Nezhat's work in its history of surgery article
Summary of Dr. Nezhat’s et al recent article about the history of endometriosis, titled Endometriosis: ancient disease, ancient treatment, published in the journal, Fertility and Sterility.
Battling a shape shifter
Health experts struggle to diagnose a painful, enigmatic disease San Francisco Business Times
by Chris Rauber, Reporter Date: Friday, October 19, 2012, 3:00am PDT
Sunnyvale resident Rebecca Silberstein, who was diagnosed with endometriosis shortly after Thanksgiving 2009, didn't have the more classic experience of struggling with pain for years before getting proper treatment. Her symptoms came on suddenly and she quickly received care.
A medical review of history dating back about 4,000 years has found evidence of women being subjected to torturous treatments involving leeches, bloodletting, hot douches, being hung upside down, and even accused of demonic possession and killed - all for their inability to overcome intense pain in their pelvic area. Read more...
BUT MAY BE HELPFUL FOR THOSE CONSIDERING SURGERY
Minimally Invasive Surgery - Camran Nezhat, MD
Camran Nezhat, MD, FACS, FACOG, is the internationally renowned laparoscopic surgeon, scientist, and innovator at Stanford University Medical Center, in Palo Alto, California. Dr. Camran Nezhat-the pioneer and inventor of Minimally Invasive Surgery.
Dr. Camran Nezhat is one of the world's most respected endometriosis specialists. Dr. Camran Nezhat is Director of his own private practice at the Center for Special Minimally Invasive & Robotic Surgery in Palo Alto, California. For his outstanding contributions as the pioneer and leading practitioner in the field of laparoscopic surgery, specializing in laparoscopic treatment of severe endometriosis involving multiple organs, management of infertility, myomas of the uterus, and other pelvic diseases, Dr. Nezhat has received numerous awards from the most prestigious medical societies.
- Fibroids (Leiomyomas)
- Ovarian Cysts
- Pelvic Pain
- Laparoscopic Surgery
- Robotic Surgery
- Urinary Incontinence
- Pelvic Floor Prolapse
- Ovarian Remnant Syndrome
- Uterine Artery Embolization
- Tubal Reversal
Minimally Invasive Surgery Center specializes...
Minimally Invasive Surgery Center specializes in the diagnosis and minimally invasive treatment of female reproductive disorders including:
- - Endometriosis
- - Infertility
- - Fibroids (Leiomyomas)
- - Ovarian Cysts
- - Pelvic Pain
- - Laparoscopic Surgery (MIS)
- - Robotic-assisted Surgery
AWESOME, FANTASTIC, PHENOMENAL, KIND, WONDERFUL!!
- I had one natural miscarriage and afterwards had undergone IVF…
- We were trying for a kid since 4 years but never were successful.
- I cannot thank Dr. Nezhat enough for what he actually was able to resolve in my case ...
- Before I saw Nezhat for my severe endometriosis and PCOS I was under the impression...
- He found my problems that others had missed, cured me, and continues to provide caring follow-up 3+ years...
- 8 years, 3 different diseases that were previously undiagnosed, miscarriage, IVF the whole shebang…