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Get an in-depth look at evidence for mammography as a screening tool to reduce mortality via early detection of breast cancer. Also: the value of breast density legislation, density assessments and supplemental screening options like MRI and ultrasound.
Dr. Jeannette Lager gives an overview of her presentation on the types and classification of fibroids.
Dr. Jeannette Lager discusses the three types of fibroids; submucosal, intramural and subserosal.
Dr. Jeannette Lager examines the presentation of fibroids in ultrasound, MRI and CT imaging.
Dr. Jeannette Lager gives an overview of treatment options for uterine fibroids, including expectant and medical management.
Dr. Jeannette Lager presents case studies to illustrate hysteroscopic myomectomy, MRI-guided focused ultrasound (MRGFUS), uterine artery embolization (UAE), laparoscopic radiofrequency ablation and hysterectomy in the treatment of fibroids.
Dr. Jeannette Lager concludes her presentation on uterine fibroids by recapping the types and classifications, common presentations and medical treatment options.
Heather Gibson Huddleston, MD, discusses the basics of PCOS, diagnostic criteria and the impact of weight and BMI.
Heather Gibson Huddleston, MD, takes a look at insulin resistance and how that contributes to polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) as a multisystem disorder.
Heather Gibson Huddleston, MD, explains the multidisciplinary approach used by the UCSF Center for Reproductive Health when treating patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), as well as additional options for treatment models.