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.
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 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, 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% […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 …
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 …