International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics


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International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics

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FIGO

A multinational organization that promotes the profession of obstetrics and gynecology and a wide variety of women's health issues.
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He was also elected to be the South African representative at FIGO (the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics).
There is a new section on dealing with the difficult patient, updates to the gynecologist's role in managing breast problems, and a revamped section on gynecologic oncology, with new information on hormonal agents and bevacizumab, an overview of the latest clinical trials and strategies for systemic treatment, research on drug resistance and how new agents are developed, the new FIGO (International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics) staging for uterine cancers, minimally invasive surgery for early stage ovarian cancer, and cytoreductive surgery for advanced cancer.
The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) has issued guidelines on female sterilisation, which describe forced and coerced sterilisation of marginalised women as an "act of violence," necessitating an ethical response by health care providers.
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