In the Media
The practitioners at Pearl Women's Center share their expertise through articles and television appearances.
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On Friday, August 20, 2010, Dr. Richard Rosenfield conducted the first live surgical broadcast to Nepal to train surgeons in techniques that promise to improve the lives of thousands of women.
In Nepal, some of the world's most isolated and under-resourced doctors gathered to watch and learn advanced, minimally-invasive surgical alternatives to traditional hysterectomy performed at Pearl Women's Center. Dr. Richard Rosenfield is an internationally known expert and educator in the state-of-the-art procedure called laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy (LSH). LSH uses tiny incisions and miniature cameras to guide the surgeon beneath the skin. It has been proven to speed healing, reduce infection rates and improve the lives of women when compared to the large incision, open-wound approach. The surgery was broadcast live via SurgiView.com and covered by KATU news. View the video
Dr. Richard Rosenfield explains the advantages of minimally invasive hysterectomy in Implementing an Outpatient Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Program: 8 Steps Toward Success, The Female Patient, February 2010. Read the article
Dr. Rosenfield provides important information for women over 40 in Myths of Menopause.
Hysterectomies are the second most common surgical procedure performed on women. Studies show surgeons perform roughly 600,000 hysterectomies each year in the United States. However, less than 1% of these surgeries take place in an ambulatory surgery center (ASC). Dr. Richard Rosenfield of the Pearl Surgery Center is trying to change that. Read More