Items Tagged ‘female pelvic medicine’

November 19, 2019

One Center, Close to Home

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β€œIn Los Angeles, with traffic, 20 miles can be an hour and a half of driving, so we want to facilitate patients to have UCLA quality care close to home,” explains Dr. Erin Mellano, a urogynecologist at UCLA Health Torrance. β€œI see patients for gynecologic and female public medicine issues, like bladder issues, prolapse, female […]

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Tags: bladder issues, Dr. Erin Mellano, female pelvic medicine, gynecology, prolapse, UCLA Health Torrance, urogynecologist, urology


What fibroid treatments are best for you?

October 4, 2019

What fibroid treatments are best for you?

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Fibroids are non-cancerous tumors that develop in the uterus and can range in size from that of a pea to as large as a watermelon. Having fibroids is quite common: 70 to 80 percent of women will develop uterine fibroids during their lifetimes β€” and the likelihood of developing fibroids increases as a woman nears […]

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Tags: female pelvic medicine, fibroids, OBGYN, pelvic exam, UCLA Fibroid Treatment Program, uterine fibroids, women's health


Surgical team brings new hope to injured women in Africa

December 6, 2016

Surgical team brings new hope to injured women in Africa

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A revolving team of UCLA surgical experts is providing critical medical care to hundreds of women in Africa who suffer from incontinence brought on by difficult, prolonged childbirth. The twice-a-year medical missions are sponsored by Medicine for Humanity, a nonprofit organization founded in 1995 by Leo Lagasse, MD, professor emeritus in the obstetrics and gynecology […]

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Tags: cesarean sections, childbirth, David Geffen School of Medicine, Dr. Christopher Tarnay, female pelvic medicine, global health, global health crisis, medical missions, medical supplies, Medicine for Humanity, obstetric fistula repairs, obstetrics and gynecology