News items related to the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
The real impact of menstrual complaints on work and school productivity8 July 2019
Menstrual period symptoms may be linked to nearly nine days of lost productivity every year, through presenteeism, suggests the largest study of its kind, published in the journal BMJ Open. But the real impact on women and society is underestimated and poorly appreciated, say the researchers.
Radboudumc fertility treatments have highest success rate in the Netherlands10 January 2019
In 2017 the probability of a successful pregnancy after fertility treatment was greatest at Radboudumc. In that year, Radboudumc had the best outcomes of all fertility clinics in the Netherlands, not only for regular IVF and ICSI treatments, but also for cryogenic treatments.
Regenerative medicine could treat fecal incontinence, in the future15 November 2018
Wiep de Lingy and Alejandra Ruiz-Zapata, theme Reconstructive and regenerative medicine, systematically reviewed preclinical and clinical studies looking into regenerative medicine strategies to treat fecal incontinence in a recent publication in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
A personal touch of Frank Vandenbussche8 November 2018
In order to promote interaction amongst colleagues within RIMLS, we have a ‘personal touch’ series setting employees in the spotlight. A light-hearted manner to learn about the colleagues you know and those you don’t! This week: Frank Vandenbussche.
Biomechanics and pelvic floor disorders, should clinicians know?23 April 2018
Alejandra Ruiz-Zapata and John Heesakkers, theme Reconstructive and regenerative Medicine, assessed the current knowledge and a scientific approach to the biomechanical properties of the pelvic floor tissues in a recent publication in European Urology Supplements.