Entries by CVA Odessa

Single Site Robotic Surgery

New technology is available to assist surgeons to treat patients in the least invasive way possible.  Surgeries that used to be completed with large incisions or multiple incisions, can now be completed with the assistance of the Da Vinci Robotic Surgical System and one single incision. This system is powered by advancements in robotic technology […]

Dysmenorrhea/Painful Periods

By: Sanchita P. Yadalla, M.D., FACOG Do you suffer from painful periods? You’re not alone. According to American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), “more than one half of women who menstruate have some pain for 1-2 days each month.” There are two different types of painful periods, or dysmenorrhea. The first type, Primary Dysmenorrhea, […]

The Importance of Cervical Cancer Screenings

By: Christopher Petr, M.D. Cervical cancer screenings are used to determine if a woman has cell changes that could progress to cancer. According to The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), “Healthy cells grow, divide, and are replaced as needed. Cancer of the cervix occurs when these cells change.” It can take many years […]