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gynaecology

gynaecology

The science of diagnosing and treating disorders of the female genital tract and reproductive system.

gy·ne·col·o·gy

(GYN) (gī'nĕ-kol'ŏ-jē)
The medical specialty concerned with diseases of the female genital tract, as well as endocrinology and reproductive physiology of the female.
Synonym(s): gynaecology.
[gyneco- + G. logos, study]

gynaecology

The speciality concerned with abnormality and disease of the female external genitalia (vulva), the vagina, womb (uterus), Fallopian tubes, ovaries and other structures in and about the female pelvis, and with the breasts. It is concerned, in particular, with menstrual disorders, ENDOMETRIOSIS, pelvic infection, cancer of the uterus and adjacent organs, cysts and tumours of the ovaries, infertility, contraception and complications of child-bearing including ectopic pregnancy and breast lactation disorders.

Patient discussion about gynaecology

Q. What is ovarian cyst and why is it painful? Is that pathological? Dangerous? Need information please.

A. don’t worry- ovarian cyst is usually a natural thin. It shouldn’t be of a problem. And if you need to hear it from a gynecologist:
http://www.5min.com/Video/Menstrual-Pains-and-Cysts-2374793

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Rcog has published updated guidelines aimed at midwives, obstetricians and gynaecologists, which say they should also receive mandatory training on deinfibulation, the surgical procedure to open up the closed vagina.
It took months after a Larnaca court sentenced a gynaecologist to 26 years for rape and indecent assault last year before the medical association moved to strike from the register.
I have seen female patients being referred to male gynaecologists for a particular specialisation.
Twenty-four per cent (29/123) of the gynaecologists offered vaginal pessaries as first-line treatment for POP in their clinical practice.
The conference comes within the committee's efforts to qualify Jordanian and Arab physicians who seek to obtain specialist eligibility certificate from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.
The court heard that Giles visited the gynaecologist for an internal examination on November 30th 2006 at Droitwich Spa Hospital, six weeks after surgery, when he touched her inappropriately.
SPECIALIST Gynaecologist Dr Raymond White with his close pal Martin O'Neill
All practising gynaecologists and urologists know that AVP often coexists with prolapse in the apical and/or posterior vaginal compartments.
Other guests at yesterday's launch included Robert Balfour who, prior to his retirement as the hospital's consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist, made a significant contribution to its establishment.
A mother-of-two who faces an 11-month wait to see a gynaecologist last night attacked the 'unacceptably' long waiting lists in Wales.
Women requesting an abortion should be offered an appointment with a gynaecologist within five days of referral and should undergo the abortion within seven days.
5 Both gynaecologists and urologists are accepted to sub-specialise in this field.