Category: Press Releases
Cypress, CA - Franklin D. Loffer, M.D., FACOG, Medical Director of the AAGL, released the following statement on behalf of the AAGL. It addresses the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Immediately-In-Effect guidance regarding power morcellators:
“The AAGL continues to sympathize deeply with those individuals who have been impacted by leiomyosarcoma and firmly stands behind our mission of serving women globally by advancing the safest and most efficacious diagnostic and therapeutic techniques that afford less invasive treatments for gynecologic conditions.
To facilitate the advancement of research into endometriosis – a poorly understood condition causing pelvic pain and infertility in an estimated 176 million women worldwide – the World Endometriosis Research Foundation (WERF) today releases global standardised tools for the collection of biological samples and data in endometriosis research.
Cypress, CA May 14, 2013 – AAGL, the world’s premiere professional society dedicated to minimally invasive surgery (MIS) in gynecology, launched its new patient web site, http://www.MISforWomen.com, in conjunction with the US government’s National Women’s Health Week celebration May 12-18. The web site offers patients education about the latest techniques in MIS as well as access to top gynecological surgeons who specialize in MIS. ( READ MORE )