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How Common is Uterine Leiomyosarcoma? (LMS)?

There is a lot of confusing information circulating about morcellation and uterine leiomyosarcoma in the media since the FDA hearing on this issue a few weeks ago.¬† I plan to post my analysis of the information, in segments, over the next week or two. ¬†This first post provides commentary about the numbers used in research […]

The Extra Cost of Robotic Surgery

Cost comparison among robotic, laparoscopic, and open hysterectomy for endometrial cancer. Journal: Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2010;116:685-93. Authors: Barnett JC, Judd JP, Wu JM, Scales CD Jr, Myers ER, Havrilesky LJ. Study from: Duke University, Durham, North Carolina Problem: Robotic surgery has recently become popular, although the costs of robotic surgery are thought to be significantly […]

Laparoscopic Myomectomy, Robotic Myomectomy or Abdominal Myomectomy – Which Doctor Should I Choose?

Choosing the right doctor for your fibroid surgery – Laparoscopic Myomectomy, Robotic Myomectomy or Abdominal Myomectomy


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Dr. William H. Parker is a board-certified Fellow in the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Dr. Parker is an internationally recognized expert in fibroid surgery and research. Based in San Diego, California, he is considered one of the best fibroid surgeons for abdominal and laparoscopic myomectomy in the United States and abroad. He has been chosen for Best Doctors in America and Top Doctors every year beginning in the late 90's.

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