Displaying items by tag: department of obstetrics and gynecology

UAB’s new director of the Division of Urogynecology discusses pelvic organ prolapse prevention, treatment and the importance of open conversations around the condition that affects many women in the United States.
UAB has the first program in the United States to offer uterus transplantation outside of a clinical research trial and is one of very few centers in the world accepting new patients.
Summer temperatures are rising, which means the chance of dehydration increases — especially for pregnant women. Learn how to stay safe this summer with a UAB expert. 
Cord blood from a newborn’s umbilical cord can be used to treat many types of blood cancers such as leukemia.
UAB’s Isabel Scarinci will be honored as the first recipient of the TogetHER for Health’s Trailblazer of the Year Award.
UAB women’s health experts found that prophylactic anticoagulation guidelines did not reduce risk of venous thromboembolisms but did increase the risk for bleeding complications in the general obstetric population.
UAB-led national study shows using blood pressure medication to treat pregnant women with chronic hypertension improves pregnancy outcomes, including a decrease in severe preeclampsia and preterm birth.
UAB’s Warner Huh was recognized by the American Cancer Society for his continued leadership within the community.
UAB maternal-fetal medicine specialists partner with the DCH Health System to provide specialized care for high-risk pregnancy patients in West Alabama.
Consortium led by UAB researchers in the UAB Heersink School of Medicine and School of Public Health received additional funding to further study chronic hypertension and preeclampsia epigenetics participants enrolled in the CHAP trial.
Death or severe brain bleeding in the first week after birth dropped from 27.4 percent to 15 percent after introduction of a bundle of evidence-based, potentially better practices for preterm infants. Median weight of the 820 infants studied was 1 pound, 10 ounces.

UAB Hospital practice areas were honored with the “Best Hospital” designation, including patient experience, bariatric surgery, obstetrics, minimally invasive surgery, stroke care, cancer care, breast care and women’s services.

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