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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.

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 …

What is cervicitis? Causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

What is cervicitis? Causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

Cervicitis is inflammation of the cervix. It can be due to two causes: either due to infectious origin -the most common reason- or non-infectious Cervicitis origin The most common infectious cause of cervicitis is Chlamydia […]

Studies of the cortex and ovarian tissue. Progress in fertility

Studies of the cortex and ovarian tissue. Progress in fertility

Although the technique is relatively new (it has evolved significantly over the last 20 years), preservation of the ovarian cortex and posterior transplant in order to recuperate fertility and ovarian function in cancer patients is […]

Dysmenorrhea “period pain”: Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

Dysmenorrhea “period pain”: Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

Dysmenorrhea is a problem that can significantly affect women’s quality of life. It affects about 60% of women in childbearing age, to a greater or lesser degree, and is one of the most frequent reasons […]

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