Prenatal Genetic Tests and Care for High-Risk Obstetric Patients (Video with Dr. Sarah Poggi)

In this video, Inova’s Dr. Sarah Poggi provides information about advances in prenatal testing. This lecture includes information about prenatal single gene deletion carrier testing; non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) using cell-free DNA; and microarray analysis. Dr. Poggi is a maternal-fetal medicine specialist at the Brock Family Antenatal Testing Center at Inova Alexandria Hospital in Northern…

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NPR Visits Inova to Document Infant-Health Research Study

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Inova’s vaginal seeding study featured on NPR’s Morning Edition NPR’s Morning Edition has profiled the groundbreaking vaginal seeding study at Inova Women’s Hospital that aims to discover if babies born by C-section will benefit from a swab of their mother’s microbes. The article explains how vaginal seeding “was developed in response to the sharp rise…

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For babies born by Caesarean section, can a simple swab reduce rates of obesity, asthma and allergies?

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Inova clinical trial investigates outcomes of exposing newborns to mother’s microbes While Caesarean section (CS) delivery can be lifesaving for both new mothers and their babies, children born by CS have an approximately 50 percent increased risk of childhood obesity, along with asthma and allergies. There is a marked difference between the microbiomes, the community…

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Inova opens Women’s Comprehensive Health Center at Tysons

Where Ladies Come First When it comes to healthcare, women often think about themselves last. Knowing this, Inova Medical Group recently opened the Inova Women’s Comprehensive Health Center in Tysons Corner, a health-focused multidisciplinary primary care practice. “We want to make it as easy as possible for women to get checkups, annual screenings and everything…

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Inova Medical Group and Inova Alexandria Hospital team up to open new OB-GYN practice

A New Care Option for Women Inova Medical Group, in association with Inova Alexandria Hospital, recently opened a newly constructed OB-GYN/primary care office in Shirlington. The new office is located in Shirlington Gateway at 2800 S. Shirlington Road, Suite 706, Arlington. The practice focuses on comprehensive patient services for women. Website: OB-GYN and primary care…

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Inova Alexandria serves women with new fibroid treatment program

Fibroid Support for Women Inova Alexandria Hospital (IAH) already offers individualized care for women; now, we are pleased to announce a new multidisciplinary fibroid treatment program led by Barry Rothman, MD, a gynecologist and Women’s Unit Medical Director, and Keith Sterling, MD, an interventional radiologist and Medical Director of the IAH Cardiovascular & Interventional Radiology…

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Inova Loudoun Offers Coordinated Women’s Care for Every Stage of Life

Focused on Women’s Health As a woman’s body changes throughout her lifetime, so does her need for personalized, quality care. Inova Loudoun Hospital provides specialized care at every stage of a woman’s life, from her reproductive years through mature adulthood. “We’re developing a more coordinated, comprehensive approach,” explains Anne Brown, MD, OB-GYN, and Medical Director…

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Pelvic Floor Disorders: Inova Women’s Hospital Offers Treatment Hope

No More Silent Suffering Surgical advances help treat women’s pelvic-floor disorders Many women feel comfortable openly discussing most health issues with their doctors and close friends and family. That is not necessarily the case with pelvic-floor disorders. While nearly 1 in 3 women in the United States suffer from these disorders, which are treated in a…

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Inova Translational Medicine Institute (ITMI) and the March of Dimes Prematurity Research Center at Stanford University School of Medicine Announce Partnership

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      Falls Church, VA, and Palo Alto, CA – March 9, 2015 – The Inova Translational Medicine Institute (ITMI) at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus and the March of Dimes Prematurity Research Center at Stanford University School of Medicine today announced a partnership to discover biomarkers capable of predicting risk of preterm birth using…

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