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San Antonio Obstetrician and Gynecologist – 37 years in the making!

San Antonio Obstetrician and Gynecologist – 37 years in the making!

Dr. Bhatia highlights some of her favorite experiences and why she should serve as your obstetrician and gynecologist (hint: not many physicians can boast 37 years in solo practice in any field!)

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Primary Chemotherapy as Good as Primary Surgery for Advanced Ovarian Cancer?

Platinum-based chemotherapy followed by delayed surgery appears to be an effective and safe alternative to primary surgical debulking followed by chemotherapy in women newly diagnosed with advanced ovarian carcinoma, according to results from the CHORUS noninferiority trial.

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Subclinical Hyperthyroidism May Increase Fracture Risk

A study of over 70,000 patients has linked subclinical hyperthyroidism to increased risk for hip, spine, and other fractures.

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To Promote Breastfeeding, Fewer Hospitals Hand Out Formula

Fewer U.S. hospitals are giving away free infant formula, a new study finds, a shift that may help encourage more new mothers to breastfeed.

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New Study on ‘Very Hot Topic’ in BRCA Testing

Multigene panels have equal accuracy in detecting BRCA mutations compared with BRCA-only tests, and also provide patients with more information about their risk for hereditary breast cancer.

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OBGYN San Antonio

Dr. Neera Bhatia’s San Antonio OBGYN services provide experienced, top notch care for all stages of a woman’s life. Many of her OBGYN services in San Antonio include preventative care and treatment that is tailored to suit a woman’s everyday needs.

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How to stay educated – as a patient and physician?

Dr. Bhatia’s take: read articles of interest and stay current with trends in the field.

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Cervical Cancer Prevention Efforts May Be Lacking

Gynecologists are not generally complying with guidelines for cervical cancer screening and human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination, a survey shows.

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NCI Panel: Stop Calling Low-Risk Lesions ‘Cancer’

A group sanctioned by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) has published a 5-point proposal; one big idea is to reclassify indolent and low-risk lesions and drop the term cancer.

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ACOG Issues New Practice Bulletin on Gestational Diabetes

The new document reviews recent clinical trial data but concludes that the management of gestational diabetes should remain the same. However, it does propose a new performance measure for physicians.

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