MISforWomen.com is a service of the AAGL, a non-profit association of minimally invasive gynecologic surgeons from all over the world. For over 40 years, the surgeons in the AAGL have worked to advance the minimally invasive surgical procedures and technologies that now allow millions of women each year to experience less pain and return to their daily routines more quickly following surgery.
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    Dealing With Fibroids


    Fibroids are benign, non-cancerous overgrowths arising within the muscle layer of the uterus.  Fibroids oftentimes do not cause any troublesome symptoms and, in such instances, do not require treatment.   Many women, however, experience abdominal swelling, heavy menstrual bleeding, uterine cramping, pelvic or back pain, discomfort with intercourse, pregnancy loss, or urinary symptoms.  Women with symptoms such as these may benefit from therapy to improve their quality of life. ( READ MORE )



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    The Woman at the End of the Speculum


    Laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgery represents a historic advance in medicine and surgery, achieving a 50% reduction in hospital-acquired infection rates and decreasing hospital readmissions and wound infections by 65%. Patients, however, don’t judge us only by these statistics or for our clinical excellence. Patients judge us by how we greet them, how we listen, and whether we respect and preserve their dignity. ( READ MORE )



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