NewsScope November/December Volume 35 Issue 6

AAGL21 Highlights and Success!

The highly anticipated 2021 AAGL 50th Global Congress was a tremendous success! It is said that absence makes the heart grow fonder and that felt quite true. It was wonderful to see many familiar...

FMIGS: The Future is Bright

2021 was transformative in many ways. Following a year of pandemic driven operative shutdowns and virtual education, January kicked off with the promise of vaccinations and a return to some level of clinical and...

SurgeryU: Looking Ahead

As another year comes to a close, I am able to look back at this last year nostalgically and look forward to an even better 2022. As we are adjusting to a “new normal”,...

JMIG: 2021 An Epic Year!

I happy to provide the AAGL membership this brief report on the status of our Journal. Our Journal has the highest impact factor (IF) of any Journal devoted exclusively to gynecologic surgery. Overall we...

EMIG: 2021 Accomplishments

As we come to the end of 2021, we would like to express our gratitude to the volunteers on the EMIG Steering Committee for the significant progress made in EMIG’s development, validation, and next...

A Year of Giving Back!

As I reflect on the incredible accomplishments of the Foundation of the AAGL (FAAGL) this year, my heart is heavy over the recent loss of our beloved Foundation President, K. Warren Volker, MD, PhD,...

We Came Together in 2021!

We have all heard the quote that says, “There is no I in the word TEAM.”  Together we are one.  Another memorable quote quips, “there is only one letter separating can from can’t—and learning bridges that gap.”...

Pelvic Pain SIG Video Spotlight

The final series comes from the Pelvic Pain Special Interest Group who has selected two videos from our SurgeryU library worth sharing. The Role of TAP block in OB/GYN was authored by Sze Ching...

Difficult Case Review: TAP Block

Articles featured in this month's issue were submitted from Pelvic Pain SIG. The most difficult/or unusual case presented here to deal with TAP block.  The transversus abdominis plane (TAP) block is one of the...

Honoring Dr. K. Warren Volker

One of the AAGL’s respected and beloved members, Foundation of the AAGL President, K. Warren Volker, MD, PhD, FACOG, passed away unexpectedly on November 21, 2021, in Las Vegas, Nevada at the age of...

Product Spotlight Showcase

Hologic Introduces the NovaSure® V5 Global Endometrial Ablation Device   Introducing NovaSure® V5 endometrial ablation, the most trusted, guaranteed. The new NovaSure® V5 device features EndoForm™ technology that is designed to accommodate a range of cervical canals and anatomical variability....

Welcome New Members

Welcome to all the members who have recently joined AAGL. We are excited you have decided to elevate your career in MIGS. New Member Listing –  9/16/2021 to 10/14/2021. Natasha Abdullah, MD - USA...