Laparoscopy and hysteroscopy: endoscopic techniques in gynecology

The etymological meaning of the word “endoscopy” is “to see inside”. It is, therefore, a technique that allows us to explore inside organs, cavities, etc., which otherwise would not be possible, since it would be necessary to use more aggressive surgical methods. In Gynecology, since Palmer introduced it in 1962 to operate the Fallopian tubes … Read more

Pregnancy and contraceptive methods

The recommendation for a woman who wants a pregnancy and is taking contraceptives, whether oral, vaginal (ring) or patch (transdermal skin), is to stop one month before, because there is a possibility that in the first month without contraception there may be a multiple ovulation, with what this would represent (twins, triplets). Do all contraceptives … Read more

What is the relationship between human papillomavirus and cervical cancer

What is Human Papillomavirus? Human Papillomavirus is a small DNA virus of the papovaviridae family. More than 100 types have been detected, approximately 40 in the lower genital tract, being implicated in the appearance of precancerous pathologies and in carcinomas, especially types 16 and 18. Also in pathologies such as condylomatous warts, types 6 and … Read more

Prevention of cervical cancer

The incidence of cervical cancer in Europe is very high: it is the 2nd cancer in young women (between 15 and 44 years). Currently in Spain 2 women die every day from this cause. It is caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV), transmitted by genital contact. In general, it is estimated that 70% of … Read more

Dealing with Endometriosis: Symptoms and Treatment

Endometriosis is a disease that causes nodules in a place where they don’t belong: outside the uterine cavity. This can cause pain and even infertility. What is endometriosis Endometriosis is a benign disease characterized by pockets of endometrium outside the uterine cavity, forming implants, nodules or endometriomas, depending on their size. Symptoms of endometriosis Endometriosis … Read more