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WEBSITE LAUNCH | Prenatal Oral Health Program (pOHP©)

July 18, 2013

The UNC School of Dentistry’s Department of Pediatric Dentistry and School of Medicine’s Department of OB-GYN have launched the website for their Prenatal Oral Health Program. The program is designed to educate with resources for medical and dental health care providers as well as expectant mothers on the principles of prenatal oral health.

VIDEO | Laparoscopic Cerclarge and Myomectomy

May 29, 2013

The patient presented here underwent laparoscopic myomectomy for fibroids that were contributing to her heavy bleeding. She also had a history of recurrent pregnancy loss due to cervical insufficiency and thus underwent concomitant cerclage placement.

VIDEO | Laparoscopic presacral neurectomy

May 29, 2013

This is not a very common procedure, but occasionally when a woman has pain associated with the uterus and hysterectomy isn’t appropriate, we perform an operation that interrupts the nerves that carry pain signals from the uterus to the spinal cord.

VIDEO | Removal of a cesarean scar ectopic and hysterotomy revision

May 29, 2013

In very rare cases, a pregnancy can implant in places it’s not supposed to, known as an ectopic pregnancy. In this case, the pregnancy started growing in her cesarean scar. The condition was treated with medicine, but we needed to go in and remove the old pregnancy tissue and revise her cesarean scar to prevent this from happening again.