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Gynaecology

In this section you will find all the information regarding the care of the female reproductive system, the pathologies of the female organs and the prevention of gynaecological diseases.

What is Adnexitis, its causes and treatment

What is Adnexitis, its causes and treatment

The infectious-inflammatory clinical picture affecting the female internal genitalia is a common pathology generally known as pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). It is usually caused by an ascending infection that starts in the vagina and cervix […]

Hysteroscopy with curettage: technological progress for a better treatment

Hysteroscopy with curettage: technological progress for a better treatment

Hysteroscopy makes curettage much less invasive, thus improving the procedure and reducing subsequent discomfort. Curettage, a commonly used procedure to remove tissue from inside the uterus, can be a traumatic experience for many women due […]

Human papillomavirus (HPV)

Human papillomavirus (HPV)

Human papillomavirus, or HPV, is the most prevalent sexually transmitted disease among sexually active individuals. At some point in their lives, 75% of women and 85% of men are infected with the virus. In 90% […]

Get to know Dr Juan Carlos Castillo

Get to know Dr Juan Carlos Castillo

FAMILY TRADITION IN THE FIELD OF GYNAECOLOGY Dr Juan Carlos Castillo is a gynaecologist at Instituto Bernabeu and a renowned specialist in his field. He is married and has a young daughter. He has been part […]

Embryo transfer: How many embryos should be transferred?  

Embryo transfer: How many embryos should be transferred?  

In recent years, thanks to long culture and the use of time-lapse incubators, we have been able to preserve embryos in the in vitro fertilisation (IVF) laboratory until day 5-6 of embryo development. This has […]

How does pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) affect when I want to get pregnant?

How does pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) affect when I want to get pregnant?

What is the pelvic inflamatory disease (PID)? Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is a gynaecological problem, which consists of an infection development affecting the female internal genital tract (uterus, tubes and ovaries), sometimes extending to the …

Hysteroplasties: do uterine malformations always need to be corrected?

Hysteroplasties: do uterine malformations always need to be corrected?

Surgical correction techniques performed on uterine malformations are known as hysteroplasties and metroplasties. The most recent classification published by the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) states that between 4 and 7% of […]

Impact of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) on Semen and Male Reproductive Difficulties

Impact of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) on Semen and Male Reproductive Difficulties

The Human Papilloma Virus, known by its acronym HPV, is a DNA virus that affects the skin and the mucous membranes. The virus infects the basal layers of the epithelium by penetrating through microwounds that often occur […]

Bicornuate uterus, double uterus or uterus didelphys: what is it? How can it affect fertility and pregnancy?

Bicornuate uterus, double uterus or uterus didelphys: what is it? How can it affect fertility and pregnancy?

Congenital abnormalities of the uterus, also known as Müllerian duct anomalies, are classed according to the defect generated during development of the organ in the pre-embryo stage.

An appointment with the gynaecologist following childbirth: how long should one wait? What does it entail?

An appointment with the gynaecologist following childbirth: how long should one wait? What does it entail?

When should a woman visit her doctor following childbirth? Visits need to be done in two parts, with an initial check taking place just a few days following childbirth. This can vary depending on if …

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