Adivsory Articles

First visit to the gynecologist

  02. June 2022      Dr. med. Isabella Kiefer

What can I expect at my first visit to the gynecologist? First of all, when is it time to go to the gynecologist? Typical reasons would be, for example: Pain during menstruation or heavy bleeding that lasts longer than 7 days. Irregular menstrual bleeding is normal in the first few years after the onset of menarche ( beginning of the 1st menstrual period ).


The pill – what’s new?

  24. May 2022      Dr. med. Anna Fischer

The pill has been used as a contraceptive for over 50 years. The pill remains one of the safest contraceptives and is the most commonly used method of preventing pregnancy.


Removal of tissue samples from the breast/ mammary graft biopsy

  19. February 2022      Dr. med. Jennifer Pohle

For breast cancer screening, regular breast self-examination is recommended, as well as routine examination as part of the annual check-up. But what happens next if a woman has felt a lump in her breast or an abnormality is found in the early detection examination?


Pain through period endometriosis?

  12. November 2021      Dr. med. Friederike Bender

Endometriosis is defined as a common female condition and it is estimated that approximately 6-10% of the whole women suffer from endometriosis. Endometriosis leads to the lining of the uterus to settle outside the uterine cavity. The endometrial foci (sometimes as small as the heads of a pin) grow and bleed with the menstrual cycle, leading to an inflammatory response in the body.


Therapy of breast carcinoma – What’s new?

  01. October 2021      Gudrun Mehring

Every year, an average of 6200 women and 50 men are diagnosed with breast cancer in Switzerland. Breast cancer is thus the most common form of cancer in women. The annual consensus conference on this topic is held in St. Gallen, Switzerland, to gather the opinions of...


HPV vaccination after dysplasia

  25. September 2021     

Cell changes in the sense of dysplasia occur due to infection with human papillomaviruses (HPV). Of these, well over 200 different types are known, making them the most common, sexually transmitted disease. In addition to changes in the cervix, they are also responsible for...


Social Freezing

  22. July 2021      Dr. med. univ. Martina von Watzdorf

For us women, the age-related decline in fertility is a great challenge. How long is it possible for us to become parents? Will we manage our desired family size? Will we have “healthy” children? If there is a tendency to delay the fulfillment of the desire to have...


Desired caesarean section (Caesarean section) or spontaneous delivery, which is better?

  09. July 2021      Gudrun Mehring

At some point during pregnancy there comes a time when every woman thinks about giving birth. Many women then consider how they would like to see the birth and perhaps whether a caesarean section would be “better” after all.

Caesarean section (Caesarean section) is the most common operation for women in the world and the rate continues to increase.

The rate of caesarean sections in Switzerland is around 32%, which is of course not only so-called desired caesarean sections, but also spontaneous births that end in a caesarean section. In other countries, such as Brazil, the rate is much higher, ...


Scars – achieve optimal results with the right care

  24. May 2021     

A scar is a fibre-rich replacement tissue formed by connective tissue cells during wound healing. Scarring is a natural process that occurs when injured tissue heals. A scar occurs when not only the top layer of skin (epidermis) but also deeper layers of skin are injured. Scars...


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