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Grand Rounds Archives

Note: The following Grand Rounds topics represent only those presentations made by residents in the last 7 years. Guest speakers and faculty presentations at rounds are not included.

2014

  • Surgical Management of low risk endometrial cancer: evaluating the risk
  • Screening for Ovarian Cancer
  • Hepatitis in Pregnancy
  • Interventional Radiology in Obstetrics: A protocol in the making
  • Evidence-based clinical approach to endometrial hyperplasia
  • Updates in hypertensive disorders in pregnancy
  • Amniotomy in Spontaneous Labour
  • Second Trimester termination and complications: What a Gynaecologist should know
  • Intrapartum fetal scalp lactate testing
  • Endometrial Receptivity: The final frontier
  • Quality Care in Gynaecology: What are we measuring and how do we measure up?
  • Grief and Bereavement in Ob/Gyn
  • Clostridium difficile infection in the hospital setting
  • Harm Reduction in Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Old Wives' Tales: Science or folklore?
  • Pelvic Hematoma After Hysterectomy
  • Prostitution: Re-thinking the world's oldest profession
  • VTE in Pregnancy: A Clinical Update
  • Symptom management in BRCA patients: a hormone sensitive issue
  • Female Cosmetic Gynecologic Surgery, Extreme Makeover: Gyn Edition
  • Fetal and Maternal Positioning During Labour
  • Breastfeeding
  • Repeat Antenatal Corticosteroids: An examination of the current evidence
  • The Management of Substance Use in Pregnancy
  • Management of vulvar cancer: an evolution in the making
  • History of Hysterectomy
  • Stress and Infertility
  • An Approach to the Second Stage of Labour
  • Debulking the Evidence - Primary Debulking vs Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer
  • Transgender care for the general gynaecologist
  • Cervical Cerclage: A review of current evidence
  • Twice Caesarean, Always Caesarean?

2015

  • The Placenta: Biohazardous Waste or the Key to Adult Health?
  • Hocus Pocus or the Real Deal? An Examination of Point of Care Ultrasound in Gynecology
  • Aboriginal Maternal Health: A Culturally Safe Approach
  • Laparoscopy for Suspicious Adnexal Masse
  • But Doctor, Can't You Stop My Labour? A Review of Tocolytics
  • IUD Uterine Perforation
  • BRCA and uterine serous cancer: rethinking patient care
  • Vaginal estrogen and pelvic floor health: What and how should we teach our patients?
  • Preconceptual Care in Obesity
  • Domperidone as a Galactogogue: Investigating the off-label use in light of the recent Health Canada Advisory
  • Diagnosis and Management of Retained Products of Conception
  • Pertussis Vaccine in Pregnancy: Time for a Change in Practice?
  • Trends in Operative Vaginal Delivery
  • Predicting IVF Success: Art, Experience, or a Scientific Calculation?
  • Is Our Management of Term PROM Really Evidenced-Based?
  • An approach to analgesia in the MIS era
  • Transfusion Practices in Gynecology at LHSC: Room to improve?
  • Enhanced Recovery After Surgery in Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Pelvic Exams-making the experience rewarding for women and enhancing learning opportunities for future physicians
  • What to do about MRS.A? An update for the Obstetrician
  • Bigger Babies - A review of the risks, diagnosis and management of macrosomia
  • Preimplantation Genetic Screening and Diagnosis: The Next Frontier of Reproductive Medicine
  • Persistent Occiput Posterior
  • Unto the Breech Once More, Dear Friends: Vaginal Breech Delivery 15 Years After the Term Breech Trial
  • Mesh Degradation
  • Misguided or misunderstood? Exploring why resident duty hour restrictions have fallen short of expectations
  • The HPV Vaccine: Mythbusters
  • "How would you like your eggs?" - Salpingo - oophrectomy in non-BRCA patients at the time of benign hysterectomy
  • The elephant in the room: what does a complicated pregnancy mean for adult disease risk
  • Extreme Prematurity - The Age Old Question
  • The therapeutic value of GnRH agonists in benign Gynaecology
  • Early Warning Systems in Obstetrics

2016

  • Patient Positioning in Gynecologic Surgery
  • Cancer in Pregnancy: Fetal exposures and pregnancy related risks
  • Endometrial Ablation - efficient or postponing the inevitable?
  • Enhanced Recovery After Surgery in Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Advanced Ovarian Cancer - Primary Debulking Surgery vs Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy
  • Universal Screening and Referral to Genetics for Lynch Syndrome in Endometrial Cancers Patients at LHSC - Updates for the Generalist
  • Endometriosis in Pregnancy: A clinical update on theories, effects, and outcomes
  • Zika virus, an emerging teratogen
  • Placental drug transport and its clinical relevance
  • Skin-to-Skin Multidisciplinary Rounds
  • Asking about Intimate Partner Violence and a review of community resources available for abused patients
  • Later, Baby! The current climate of "social" oocyte cryopreservation
  • Management of the Adnexal Mass in Pregnancy for the Generalist
  • Postpartum hemorrhage revisited: a closer look at Carbetocin and Tranexamic Acid
  • “Teen Mom” - Caring for an adolescent pregnancy
  • Triple I - The New Chorio. A fresh perspective on diagnosis, management and complications of chorioamnionitis
  • Let's Pump Some Iron: Anemia in Pregnancy
  • Fluid overload is a polite term for drowning
  • Management of PPROM greater than 34+0 weeks
  • The Role of Cystoscopy in General Gynecology
  • Frailty in the older surgical patient: will it affect your practice?
  • Gynecologic Surgery in the Obese Woman
  • New frontiers in tocolysis: bringing oxytocin antagonists to LHSC
  • Medical Tourism
  • Preventing Preterm Birth in Twins
  • HIV and Pregnancy: A review on current management and monitoring guidelines
  • Heart Problems: Aortic Stenosis in Pregnancy
  • Ectopic Pregnancy - Not so black and white
  • Postpartum contraception - How early is too early?
  • Emergency Contraception-An update
  • Best practices in the post partum preeclamptic patient
  • Things your Pathologist wants you to know
  • Gestational diabetes
  • Minimally Invasive, Maximally Contorted: Ergonomics of Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Public Engagement in Genethics Policy Research: Multi-Directional Multi-Perspective Learning
  • Getting the Scoop on Opportunistic Salpingectomies
  • A Grand Rounds on Grand Rounds - Is there room for improvement?
  • An Update on the Diagnosis and Management of First Trimester Pregnancy Complications
  • Surgical Education: On the Cusp of Excellence
  • When Breast Patients Present to their Gynecologist…Workup, treatment and balancing risk between specialties – are there opportunities for research?

2017

  • From Stone to Silicone: An Audiovisual Journey Through the History of Intravaginal Medical Devices
  • Evaluation of Proteinuria in Pregnancy
  • Updates on the treatment of nausea and vomiting in pregnancy
  • Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy: Can We Reach a Consensus?
  • Trauma in Pregnancy
  • Eating Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Endometrial Biopsies - from too little to too much. A review of scant biopsies and a new classification system for hyperplasia
  • Oncofertility
  • Pediatric ovarian torsion: The road to ovarian conservation
  • "Dealing with Demise.
  • Shedding Light on Stillbirths"
  • This Is Your Fetus On Drugs: Cannabis and Pregnancy in 2017
  • A Review of Vaginal Ulcers
  • ERAS Episode IV: A New Hope
  • Complementary & Alternative OB/GYN - The lure of the "natural" in women's health
  • The Opioid Crisis: How we can help in OBGYN
  • A SPRM Story- Current uses of Ulipristal Acetate in Gynecology
  • Oncologic Emergencies (a case based overview)
  • A Modern Approach to the Rh Negative Pregnant Woman: Is there a role for targeted prophylaxis based on routine non-invasive fetal RHD genotyping?
  • Can we 'Crowdfund' a cure? What ALS has taught me about life, medicine, and innovative funding models for scientific research
  • Induction of Labour
  • Hysterectomy Pathway - Q.I. Rounds

2018

  • Management of Endometrial Hyperplasia 
  • The Pregnancy Options Program: Past, Present, and Future 
  • Tranxemic Acid: Everyone Else is Doing It!
  • What About Babies?  Endometriosis and Fertility
  • Beat goes on – delayed cord clamping in preterm infants
  • Invasive Placentas
  • Bariatric surgery in reproductive aged women
  • I Think, Therefore I've Had My Coffee: Caffeine & Pregnancy
  • Antenatal Corticosteroids, where we have come from and where we are going. A review of evidence to inform Practice
  • The evolving path to an OB/GYN residency in Canada
  • Maternal obesity, placental function and fetal growth: Can we intervene?
  • Female Sterilization: The Who in Ligation and Reversal
  • Going Viral: Harnessing Social Media to Improve Patient Care
  • Layer by Layer: Reviewing the Evidence for Caesarean Surgical Techniques
  • Placental Growth Factor: From Down Syndrome to Preeclampsia
  • Female Sexual Dysfunction
  • Gestational Diabetes – Long-term impacts for mother and offspring
  • To Err is Human; To Prevent Medical Errors, Divine
  • What's new in Obstetric Analgesia and Anesthesia
  • Immunization in Pregnancy: Emphasis on Pertussis and Influenza
  • Illicit Substance Use in Pregnancy
  • What Is The Solution to Pollution? An update on preventing surgical site infection after caesarean section. 
  • Eenie Meenie Miney Mo: Choosing the Surgical Approach to Hysterectomy
  •  Healthcare for Transgender Patients
  • Approach to the adnexal mass in children and adolescents
  • Complete the Circuit: Modern Electrosurgery
  • The Story of IVF - 40 years and more than 5 million babies
  • Dietary Supplements in Fertility
  • Maternal mortality in Canada
  • CXLD
  • Perinatal Genetics - What the Modern Obstetrician Should Know
  • An Evidence Based Approach to Anti-hypertensives in the Antepartum and Postpartum Period
  • Subtyping FGR and Preeclampsia- Clinical implications of Placental Examination
  • ASA 101: The role of Aspirin in pre-eclampsia
  • Preoperative Anemia: A Story of Postoperative Morbidity and Mortality
  • A review of pelvic inflammatory disease: What is the ideal antibiotic regimen in 2018?
  • There Will Be Some Cramping: Pain and Analgesia for Office IUD Insertions and Endometrial Biopsies