A Practical Guide to Office Gynecologic Procedures, 1st Edition

  • Paul D. Blumenthal
  • Published By: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN-10: 1451153899
  • ISBN-13: 9781451153897
  • DDC: 618.1
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 208 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released February 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Office based procedures in surgical fields are rapidly growing allowing for quicker diagnosis and treatment. This new book, A Practical Guide To Office Gynecologic Procedures provides the step-by-step guide to office-based procedures physicians need to treat women in the ambulatory setting. Covering the most commonly used office gynecologic procedures, this new book covers indications, proper positioning, anesthesia and equipment needed for over 35 office-based procedures. Chapters also present careful guidance on effective patient management. Perform gynecologic procedures in a cost-effective ambulatory setting, while improving the outcome for your patients with this easy-to-use clinical reference.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
1: Pain Relief for Office Gynecologic Surgery.
2: External Genitalia.
3: Punch Biopsies for Vulvar Lesions.
4: Q-Tip Test for Vulvar Vestibulitis.
5: Vulvar Intra-Epithelial Neoplasia.
6: Bartholin's Gland Cyst/Abscess.
7: Condylomata and Molluscum Contagiosum.
8: External Genitalia: Toluidine Blue Testing in Victims of Sexual Assault/Abuse.
9: Vaginal Swab and Wet Prep.
10: Vaginal Swab Testing for GC/CT in Teens—Self-Testing and Clinician Testing.
11: Wet Prep and Potassium Hydroxide for Assessing Vaginitis.
12: Vaginal Cultures.
13: Colposcopy: Vagina and Cervix.
14: Imperforate Hymen, Hymenotomy, and Division of the Hymenal Band.
15: Pudendal Block.
16: Clitoral Hair Tourniquet Syndrome.
17: Examination of the Prepubertal Female.
18: Cervix.
19: Cytology.
20: Cervical Punch Biopsy.
21: Cryosurgery/Cryotherapy.
22: Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (LEEP).
23: Laser Ablation.
24: Dilation for Cervical Stenosis.
25: Paracervical Block.
26: Endometrial Biopsy.
27: Endometrial Imaging.
28: Office Hysteroscopy.
29: Saline Infusion Sonohysterography.
30: Abortion.
31: Surgical Methods of Pregnancy Termination.
32: Second-Trimester Dilation and Evacuation (14 Through 23 Weeks).
33: Intrauterine Insemination.
34: Trigger-Point Injections: Abdomen, Buttocks, and Skin.
35: Hysteroscopic Sterilization (Essure).
36: Contraceptive Procedures: Subdermal Contraceptive Implants.
37: Intrauterine Contraception.
38: Office Urodynamics.
39: Palpable Breast Mass.
Further Readings.