The UCSF Women's Health Center is recognized internationally for its expertise in providing comprehensive, specialized care for women's health issues. In fact, we are the only nationally designated Center of Excellence in Women's Health in Northern California. We are also recognized as one of the top hospitals in the nation for gynecological care.
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Bonnie Joe, MD explains the differences between screening and diagnostic mammography, shows evidence for screening, answers common questions about radiation risk and false positives and discusses digital breast tomosynthesis, also known as 3D mammography.
Bonnie Joe, MD, PhD, discusses how breast MRI is performed, common indications for breat MRI and advanced methods for biopsy and pre-surgical localization of tumors.
Vineeta Singh, MD, discusses sex differences in mortality rates of stroke and signs of stroke in women. Dr. Singh also examines a list of risk factors, including depression.
Vineeta Singh, MD discusses sex-specific risk factors in women and examines whether these risk factors are adequately assessed. Dr. Singh also explains stroke guidelines and the importance of gender differences in stroke risk.
Vineeta Singh, MD disscuses some of the increased risks of stroke in pregnancy and treatment management. Dr. Singh also reviews a case study.
Vineeta Singh, MD discusses sex differences in primary and secondary stroke prevention, including an examination of patient consent of stroke prevention therapies. Dr. Singh also considers the future direction of stroke research.
See what happens when the tiny parathyroid glands become overactive, the role of calcium in PHPT, what’s unique about diagnosing and treating primary hyperparathyroidism in women, new "scarless" surgery techniques and a special section on pregnancy...
Learn the facts about fibroids and various treatment options. Five case histories illustrate and explain myomectomy, MRI-guided focused ultrasound (MRGFUS), uterine artery embolization (UAE), laparoscopic radiofrequency ablation, and hysterectomy.
Learn how this multisystem disorder affects every stage of life. A coordinated treatment plan can help with menstrual cycle control, infertility, high BMI, hyperandrogenism, insulin resistance, depression and more.
Find out all about osteoporosis – a systemic skeletal disease that leads to 1.5 million fractures a year and a critical health problem that’s often disabling or fatal. Plus: FOP, a rare bone disease that may help us find treatments for osteoporosis.