Pre-implantation genetic screening (PGS) is a technique used during IVF treatment to screen embryos for aneuploidy (numerical chromosomal abnormalities) prior to embryo transfer.
14 June 2018
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in Australian women.1 Twenty-two Australian women die from heart disease every day â 10 from a myocardial infarction.2-4
06 June 2018
ItÂ doesnât seem groundbreaking for primary care physicians to play a central role in a patientâs surgical journey, but itâs a concept that has only recently gained traction in the field of perioperative medicine.
30 May 2018
There has been a great deal of media interest in recent years about interstitial diseases of the lung caused by exposure to dusts in an occupational setting.1
30 May 2018
UNDERSTANDING MENChanges to PSA testing have led to confusion.
24 May 2018
Dr Carolyn Ee discusses a good result with a tricky pain caseDonald was a mystery to his specialists.A previously well man in his 70s,Â he had developed sudden-onset polyarthritis and synovitis after major surgery. The pain was quite disabling.
22 May 2018
The proportion of Australians characterised as overweight (BMI greater than 25kg/m2) or obese (BMI greater than 30kg/m2) has tripled since 1980, and 63.4% of Australian adults now fall into one of these categories.1
16 May 2018
The global #metoo andÂ #TimesUp movements as well as Australiaâs marriage equality vote have brought the topic of gender to the fore.
09 May 2018
ThereÂ are important healthcare implications for women with mammographically dense breasts. High mammographic density not only reduces the sensitivity of mammography, but is also independently associated with an increased breast cancer risk.
02 May 2018
IÂ exploded the other day. Well, internally combusted. I fitted the patient into a busy early morning session, a young man whom I knew well, with a congenital chromosomal condition and lower limb lymphoedema.Â