Gynaecology, Obstetrics and Fertility

Research in the gynaecology and obstetrics subunit focusses on:

  • Obstetrics:
    • Environment and obstetric outcome including pollution, ethnic and socioeconomic influences;
    • determinants and treatment/prevention of preterm labour; 
    • maternal cardiovascular changes in normal and preeclamptic pregnancy;
    • vitamins and nutrition and pregnancy.
  • Benign  gynaecology:
    • Intraabdominal treatment to diminish postoperative pain;
    • laparoscopic cerclage techniques;
    • fMRI and menstrual changes in brain architecture.
  • Reproductive medicine and andrology (sperm DNA fragmentation)
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  • Gynaecologic oncology
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