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New Guidance for Reducing Medication-Related Dementia Risk in Patients With Overactive Bladder News

New Guidance for Reducing Medication-Related Dementia Risk in Patients With Overactive Bladder

This consensus paper is designed to update urologists and other healthcare providers who prescribe anticholinergics about the risks of these medications and help guide them on when to use anticholinergics and when it is appropriate to use alternatives.
Urinary Misery: How to Help Female Patients With Persistent Dysuria Video

Urinary Misery: How to Help Female Patients With Persistent Dysuria

In this resource-packed talk, urogynecologist Caitlyn E. Painter, DO, explains how to categorize causes, what to understand about urine cultures and other tests, and the latest evidence on which treatments help patients.
Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Better Terms and Effective Strategies for Primary Care Management Video

Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Better Terms and Effective Strategies for Primary Care Management

Urogynecologist Caitlyn E. Painter, DO, explains why the anxiety-provoking condition requires sensitivity from providers and how they can help patients understand the problem and find a solution – from Kegels to surgery – that suits them.
Abortion Ban May Increase Risk of Death for Pregnant Women with Cancer News

Abortion Ban May Increase Risk of Death for Pregnant Women with Cancer

The repercussions of overturning Roe v. Wade – and the failure of the Supreme Court to provide any guidance on exceptions related to the life and health of the mother – are potentially catastrophic for a subset of women who face a life-threating diagnosis of pregnancy associated cancers (PAC).
Brachytherapy Improves Outcomes for Cervical Cancer Patients News

Brachytherapy Improves Outcomes for Cervical Cancer Patients

Patients with locally advanced cervical cancer who receive chemoradiation therapy and brachytherapy and complete treatment within eight weeks have a superior overall survival rate compared to those who don’t receive this treatment, according to a UCSF study.
Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: A Guide to Causes and Solutions Video

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: A Guide to Causes and Solutions

In this straightforward talk, Tami Serene Rowen, MD, MS, FACOG clarifies how to distinguish abnormal from normal menses; breaks down the many reasons, both structural and hormonal, for the problem; and provides specifics on medical management – from doses to side effects – as well as surgical options and her favored techniques.
Dry Days Ahead: Effective Strategies for Common Urinary Complaints Video

Dry Days Ahead: Effective Strategies for Common Urinary Complaints

While stress incontinence and overactive bladder may not be life-threatening, they can be life-diminishing. Yet, with the stepped care approach presented by urologic surgeon Anne M. Suskind, MD, MS, FACS, clinicians can find a remedy to help almost any patient.
Approaching Endometriosis: Deliver the Right Care for Individual Patients Video

Approaching Endometriosis: Deliver the Right Care for Individual Patients

Gynecologist Jeannette Lager, MD, MPH, associate director of the UCSF Endometriosis Center, offers a thorough update on this painful condition impacting around 10% of U.S. women.
Motherhood After Chemo: Current Approaches to Fertility Preservation Video

Motherhood After Chemo: Current Approaches to Fertility Preservation

In the past, young women newly diagnosed with cancer typically received no fertility counseling or were assured they’d be fine if their periods resumed after treatment.Mitchell Rosen, MD, explains, it’s a more hopeful world for these patients, with better ways to predict the likelihood of ovarian failure or early menopause.
How to Assign Malignancy Risk to Adnexal Masses Based on Imaging Features News

How to Assign Malignancy Risk to Adnexal Masses Based on Imaging Features

Adoption of the Ovarian-Adnexal Reporting and Data System (O-RADS) by UCSF radiologists, gynecologists and gynecologic oncologists has reduced ambiguity in ultrasound (US) and MRI reporting of ovarian and adnexal lesions, with enormous potential to improve patient outcomes.
Current Menopause Care: Understanding and Explaining a Patient’s Options Video

Current Menopause Care: Understanding and Explaining a Patient’s Options

Gynecologist Mindy Goldman, MD, offers keys to individualizing care in menopause and beyond by looking at factors ranging from family history to having undergone hysterectomy.
Gynecologic Cancer and Lynch Syndrome: Identifying Genetic Variants Leads to Precision Treatment News

Gynecologic Cancer and Lynch Syndrome: Identifying Genetic Variants Leads to Precision Treatment

Given the increased risks associated with Lynch syndrome for gynecologic, colon and other cancers, physicians at the UCSF Gynecologic Oncology Center now approach testing, surveillance and treatment based on each patient’s individual genetic risk.
The Road to Motherhood: Simple Rules for Navigating Pregnancy in Primary Care Video

The Road to Motherhood: Simple Rules for Navigating Pregnancy in Primary Care

The PCP is the first line of care for women planning or beginning a pregnancy, and their questions range from “Which vitamins do I need?” to “Should I get genetic testing?”
Screening for Cervical Cancer: New Evidence on Options and Outcomes Video

Screening for Cervical Cancer: New Evidence on Options and Outcomes

Gynecologic oncologist Megan Swanson, MD, MPH, deciphers recent changes to cervical cancer screening guidelines and uses the data to illuminate the relative value of test options – Pap smears, detection of high-risk HPV strains, or both tests together.
Guide to Early Pregnancy Problems: How to Explain Options and Navigate Discussions Video

Guide to Early Pregnancy Problems: How to Explain Options and Navigate Discussions

In early pregnancy, common issues range from bleeding to ectopic attachment to miscarriage, and patients need accurate information and gentle guidance. Here’s help with delivering news and sharing decisions, including how to answer questions on specific management choices and whether a problem now signifies future pregnancy difficulties.
Contraceptive Counseling: Simple Techniques for Complicated Patients Video

Contraceptive Counseling: Simple Techniques for Complicated Patients

With rates of both chronic illness and maternal mortality rising in the U.S., reproductive planning is an essential part of primary care. Offering a variety of approaches to these discussions, OB-GYN Tania Basu Serna, MD, MPH, breaks down contraceptive options and explains how to help individuals make the best choices for their lives.
COVID-19 During Pregnancy Associated with Preterm Birth, UCSF-Led Study Finds News

COVID-19 During Pregnancy Associated with Preterm Birth, UCSF-Led Study Finds

Pregnant people infected with COVID-19 face an increased risk of very preterm birth (VPTB), preterm birth (PTB) or early term birth, according to a large population-based study led by researchers at UC San Francisco.
Menopause Management: New Strategies That Improve Women’s Lives Video

Menopause Management: New Strategies That Improve Women’s Lives

OB-GYN and reproductive health specialist Michael Policar, MD, MPH, offers an evidence-based guide to easing the symptoms of perimenopause and menopause.
Breast Cancer Imaging: How to Optimize Screening for High-Risk Patients Video

Breast Cancer Imaging: How to Optimize Screening for High-Risk Patients

All women should get regular mammograms, but what about those at elevated risk? Radiologist Kimberly Ray, MD, presents this quick update to ensure timely supplemental screening practices and appropriate imaging decisions.
Keeping Babies in the Picture: How to Address Fertility Concerns in Primary Care Video

Keeping Babies in the Picture: How to Address Fertility Concerns in Primary Care

Reproductive endocrinologist and fertility specialist Eleni Greenwood Jaswa, MD, MSc, presents a practical guide to helping patients concerned about failure to conceive.
A Better Bladder Guide: Managing Patients With Common Urinary Complaints Video

A Better Bladder Guide: Managing Patients With Common Urinary Complaints

This presentation from urologist Michelle Van Kuiken, MD, clearly defines overactive bladder and types of urinary incontinence, then walks through the pros and cons of treatment options – from physical therapy and meds to nerve stimulation and surgery.
The Rising Problem of Maternal Hypertension: Management Keys to a Range of Conditions Video

The Rising Problem of Maternal Hypertension: Management Keys to a Range of Conditions

Perinatologist Jennifer Duffy, MD, defines the categories of hypertension in pregnancy, providing criteria for diagnosis and monitoring – as well as the nuanced distinctions that inform management decision-making.
UCSF MD Link: Web-Based Communication Portal for Physicians Document

UCSF MD Link: Web-Based Communication Portal for Physicians

Our web portal allows referring physicians to securely access their patients’ entire electronic health record, make online referral requests and communicate with our physicians directly and securely.
Breast Changes: Managing Lumps, Pain, Discharge and Other Common Concerns Video

Breast Changes: Managing Lumps, Pain, Discharge and Other Common Concerns

Breast anatomy is complex, and everything from aging to implants can make exams tricky. Breast surgeon Shoko Emily Abe, MD, FACS, offers help with working up common issues that are often benign yet may require treatment or follow-up.

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