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Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Offices of Ambulatory Care and OBGYN Academic. Affairs, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Albert Einstein. As doctors practicing Obstetrics and Gynaecology, we care for women on a Honorary Specialist Obstetrician and Gynaecologist ā€“ University of Cape Town. Gynaecology. AN ILLUSTRATED COLOURTBtt. Joan Pitkin BSCFRCSFRCOG. Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist. Northwick Park & St Mark's Hospital.

Management of apparent early stage ovarian cancer other than hysterectomy and pelvic floor repair. Consultation for pre-invasive disease of the genital tract For metastatic disease, in addition to removal of the pri- A woman can be referred to a gynaecologist or a mary ovarian lesion, radical tumour debulking might be gynaecologic oncologist who has training in the diagnosis necessary, requiring bowel resection, diaphragm stripping, and treatment of pre-invasive disease of the cervix, vagina, and other complex surgical procedures to minimize residual and vulva.

Recently, pre-cancerous lesions are treated before they progress to intraperitoneal chemotherapy has been proven to improve invasive cancer. Neo A gynaecologist or a primary health care provider may refer adjuvant chemotherapy with delayed planned surgical a woman to a gynaecologic oncologist for further investiga- debulking might also be a treatment option, depending on tion of suspected gynaecological cancer and treatment of clinical presentations.

Determining the best care in each gynaecological cancer. It has also been well estab- an abnormal Pap smear screening test.

This investigation lished that surgery for ovarian cancer provides excellent enables most women with an abnormal Pap smear, a poten- relief of related symptoms.

As ovarian cancer tends to tial manifestation of pre-cancerous changes, to have proper metastasize quickly, it should be treated relatively urgently. Small stage 1 cancers can often be treated ing.

A study conducted in seven gynaecological clinics in and cured with surgery. If the cancer grows during the wait New South Wales, Australia, showed that women sched- for treatment, both cure rates and surgical options will be uled for colposcopy experienced increased situational anxi- affected; for example, fertility sparing surgical procedures ety, tension, impaired concentration, and somatic features for women who have not yet completed their families may of depression.

Cytology results suggesting abnormal cells should mandate Vulvar carcinoma must also be considered as it is a cancer a patient appointment in a colposcopy clinic within 3 weeks that is disfiguring, and, in some situations, it may grow rap- for HSIL, 6 to 8 weeks for ASC-H, 6 to 8 weeks for LSIL, idly.

This could compromise surgical options and success. These are described in the fol- major radical surgery requiring a colostomy. For example, a patient with vaginal bleeding may need emergency surgery because of a signifi- The Canadian Institute of Health Information cant decrease in hemoglobin requiring blood transfusions.

It is one of the condi- wait time benchmarks for obstetrics and gynaecology cases. However, the infor- Urinary incontinence is the accidental or unwanted leakage mation focuses on wait times in the five priority areas can- of urine. It is estimated that one in three women suffer from cer, cardiac surgery, diagnostic imaging, joint replacements, urinary incontinence.

Urinary incontinence can develop at and sight restoration ; the report does not provide informa- any age, but is commonly associated with childbirth. The sixteenth edition provides nary tract dysfunction and prolapse and associated prob- updated wait list estimates for all provinces.

The specialist in The report outlines the results of a survey to practitioners of urogynaecology has expertise in the management of general 12 medical specialties conducted in all 10 provinces.

The urinary and prolapse problems, including expertise in com- survey data were corroborated by data from institutions and plex surgical procedures for the management of these provincial governments or agencies when available. Although gynaecologists were included in the survey, no distinction was made between obstetricians, gynaecologists, Surgery for the treatment of incontinence urogynaecologists, gynaecologic oncologists, etc.

The When conservative therapy has failed, the procedures most results therefore are not representative of the reality, as wait commonly used for surgical correction of stress inconti- times depend on the sub-specialty In addition, determina- nence include minimally invasive sub-urethral sling proce- tion of acceptable wait times for hysterectomy, for example, dures, retropubic suspensions open or laparoscopic , and should be made on the basis of the medical conditions that periurethral injections.

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The report is therefore not times for obstetrics and gynaecology in the areas of practice useful to the SOGC in establishing a policy statement on outlined above. There is, therefore, no publication on the wait times for the areas of practice outlined above.

In addition, there is no information in the Statistics Canada current literature that can provide the basis for Since , Statistics Canada has been reporting on benchmarking wait times.

The study also sites or in reports, but the scope and depth of reporting var- reports that most say that they received care within 3 ies considerably. The level of detail also differs from one months.

Waiting too long for care was cited as the number one Appendix A delineates the provincial wait time strategies as barrier among those who experienced difficulties. There is it relates to the obstetrical and gynaecological areas of prac- no information provided specific to the practice area in tice outlined above. It is important to note that there are no obstetrics, gynaecology, gynaecologic oncology or wait time benchmarks for obstetrical care.

Only Ontario urogynaecology. Statistics Canada also reports that As for the federal government, in November the min- women in their thirties accounted for the highest propor- ister of health announced the establishment of patient wait tion of births More specifically, the initial prenatal appointment is The Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences to be scheduled within 2 weeks of a positive pregnancy test, ICES is an independent, non-profit organization that con- appointments scheduled with a health care provider every 4 ducts research on a broad range of topical issues to make weeks after the initial visit, and confirmation of a future health care more effective for Ontarians.

In a May appointment for a specialist and diagnostic services made report, ICES evaluated the effect of Ontario Wait Time within 2 weeks of a decision to refer a woman with an Strategy on the surgical procedures that were not priorities.

While there are no specific wait time recommendations, there are The WTA defines medically acceptable wait time recommendations with respect to the frequency of antena- benchmarks as tal appointments: For the purposes of this policy statement, wait times are defined as follows: The SOGC recommends the establish- adverse perinatal outcome as needed. The triage process will also serve as an opportu- nity to collect data that accurately show how well this Surgery: Caesarean section process is working.

Obstetrics Surgery for non-malignant disorders of the uterus or adnexa Obstetrical consultation A woman who has tried conservative therapy without acceptable results should have a hysterectomy within 12 weeks of the decision to perform the procedure. In order to organize appropriate tests and arrange appropri- ately timed prenatal screening, a woman seeking prenatal Surgery for prolapse care should be offered an initial appointment within 4 A woman who presents with advanced uterine prolapse and weeks of positive pregnancy test.

Gynaecological Cancers Consultation: A woman who is referred to a gynaecologist or a Surgery gynaecologic oncologist for invasive cancer should be seen A woman who is diagnosed as having incontinence and within 2 weeks. Working organization.

In addition, there are differences in wait times in close collaboration with Cancer Care Ontario, the and access to care for patients living in urban areas affiliated Ontario government has established a system to track, mea- with medical schools, in urban areas not affiliated with med- sure, and publicly report wait times in near real-time. It is ical schools, and in rural areas. The SOGC believes that important to note that only hospitals that get funding for having wait time benchmarks is important, as it will lead to extra cases have to report wait times.

Cancer Care Ontario an examination of the factors that affect timely access to does not provide benchmarks but rather recommends a maternity care and gynaecological services in Canada. The following scaleā€”measuring the time from the As there are no studies directly evaluating medical out- decision to operate to the operationā€”reflects four priority comes as a function of wait times for the areas of practice ratings maximum target time frames: Immediate used to create recommendations for medically appropriate Oncologic emergency e.

Clearly, introducing wait All patients with known or suspected invasive cancer time benchmarks in obstetrical care is essential, and the that does not meet the criteria of urgency category needs of the patient must be met, regardless of resource I or III. Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada.

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Attendance at labour and delivery. Guidelines for Obstetrical Care. J Soc Obstet Gynaecol Can women who are diagnosed as having precancerous lesions ;22 5: Available at: Accessed January 9, With early diagnosis and treatment of 9.

The abnormal uterine bleeding.

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J Obstet Gynaecol Can ;23 8: The effect of the symptom J Obstet Gynaecol Can on patient quality of life and the beneficial effect of physi- ;24 1: A population-based study of disease need to be considered. BJU Int Jan; Epub Oct 1.

The J Obstet Gynaecol ;18 5: Canadian consensus wait list benchmarking process. Access to obstetrical care, guidelines on human papillomavirus.

J Obstet Gynaecol Can ;29 Suppl. Intraperitoneal therapy for ovarian cancer: J Clin Oncol Oct 1;24 The federal government is clearly committed to establishing a Patient Wait Times Guarantee, and in its March fed- Last updated: October Robert M, Farrell SA. Choice of surgery for stress incontinence. SOGC wait time guarantees. J Obstet Gynaecol Can establish wait time guarantees in obstetrics and gynaecology ; By bringing forward this pol- Canadian Institute of Health Information.

Understanding emergency icy statement, the SOGC anticipates that the establishment department wait times. CIHI; Health Canada. A year plan to strengthen health care. Meeting on the Future of Health Care ; September 16, Statistics Canada. December Catalogue no.

The Fraser Institute. Waiting your turnā€”hospital waiting lists in Canada. Explore the latest in obstetrics and gynecology, including recent guidelines and advances in assisted reproduction, cancer screening, and more.

This trial protocol describes a randomized clinical trial to assess the effectiveness of a human papillomavirus vaccine to reduce the risk of anal and vulvar high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion recurrence after treatment. This Viewpoint describes current evidence and unanswered questions on the sex-specific aspects of spontaneous coronary artery dissection in women.

This cohort study assesses whether maternal reports of stress are associated with resting electroencephalography patterns in infants 2 months of age and whether unique electroencephalographic profiles associated with risk and resiliency factors can be identified.

This Medical News article discusses ongoing efforts to better track and prevent maternal mortality in the US. This Editorial discusses the opportunities and challenges of implementing the interventions to prevent perinatal depression detailed in the US Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement. This population-based cohort study compares the incidence of childhood cancers among children conceived in vitro with incidence of childhood cancers among children conceived naturally.

This study examines the associations of large birth weights and preterm births in children of mothers with different types of diabetes and body mass index measurements. This Teachable Moment emphasizes the importance of contraception counseling in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus and other chronic medical conditions requiring potentially teratogenic medications and outlines the means to overcome the present barriers to such counseling.

This Editorial discusses current investigations into areas of need identified by the US Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement on interventions to prevent perinatal depression as well as further topics of research focus.

This cohort study examines the association between prenatal vitamin use in the early stages of pregnancy and the risk of autism in young children born into families who are genetically susceptible to autism spectrum disorder.

This survey study examines the attitudes of pregnant women in France at high risk of fetal Down syndrome toward invasive and noninvasive prenatal testing. This cohort study compares neonatal outcomes after deferred cord clamping vs immediate cord clamping in extremely low-gestational-age neonates.

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