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Category Archives: Gynecology

What is Emergency Contraception and how does it work?

Emergency contraceptive pills are becoming more widely available to men and women. Plan B One-Step, a brand of emergency contraception, is now available to all ages in the United States and is sold Two-pill versions of emergency contraception are still sold … Continue reading

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Surgical Menopause Linked to Steeper Cognitive Decline

A study presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 65th annual meeting studied the effects of early surgical menopause on cognitive function. Results show that early surgical menopause leads to a steeper cognitive decline than natural menopause. The study analyzed … Continue reading

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Eating Peanuts During Pregnancy May Lower Risk of Peanut Allergy

Dr. Morice performs hundreds of tubal ligation reversal surgeries per year. Dr. Morice is also a skilled OB-GYN doctor at this state-of-the-art Atchafalaya clinic. When Dr. Morice is not helping his patients, he’s reading about the latest discoveries in women’s … Continue reading

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Down Syndrome Screening After a Tubal Reversal Pregnancy

There are a few diagnostic tools available to detect chromosomal abnormalities after a tubal reversal pregnancy occurs. Many women who had previously chosen to have their tubes closed are undergoing tubal reversal procedures many years later for want of another … Continue reading

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A Quad Screen for Down Syndrome

A Quad Screen is a maternal blood screening test that is similar to the Triple Screen Test (also know as AFP Plus, the Kettering test, the Bart’s test, and Multiple Marker Screening). However, the Quad Screen looks for not only … Continue reading

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Some facts about Post Tubal Ligation Syndrome (PTLS)

Tubal ligation has been a long-term choice for women as a form of stable birth control, but it is also reversible. Tubal reversal gives fertility back and can possibly help those who experience PTLS. For many women, the tubal ligation … Continue reading

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What is Nuchal Translucency Ultrasound?

With advancing age, the risk of conceiving a child with a genetic abnormality increases.  Because of this, older mothers, including those who have had a tubal reversal, have more reasons to consider genetic testing during pregnancy.  A tubal reversal is … Continue reading

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Trisomy 21 or Down Syndrome

Parental Concerns: Many women who have had their fallopian tubes ligated are choosing to undergo tubal reversal procedures in order to have one or more children again.  Tubal reversal is a surgical operation that restores a woman’s ligated tubes back … Continue reading

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