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News from the Johns Hopkins Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics
When a pregnant patient’s lung failure and airway bleeding did not respond to conventional treatments, a team of Johns Hopkins experts successfully saved her life and that of her baby by taking the nearly unprecedented stop of keeping her on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for the delivery.
How Johns Hopkins gynecologic cancer and maternal-fetal medicine experts saved the life of a 29-year-old woman with cervical cancer and the life of her unborn baby.
A series of training videos produced by Johns Hopkins obstetrics experts helps physicians learn how to manage rare but critical conditions that can arise during pregnancy and delivery.
Aiming to stop the condition before it occurs, Johns Hopkins gynecology researchers have been conducting a large, ongoing study that seeks to understand exactly what puts women at risk for the pelvic floor weakness that allows organs such as the uterus, urethra or bladder to protrude toward or into the vagina.
Johns Hopkins gynecology researchers are working on a novel treatment that could make fibroids shrink or disappear.