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Faculty of Medicine and Life SciencesUniversity of TampereFaculty of Medicine and Life Sciences

Gynaecology and Obstetrics

Professors:

Johanna Mäenpää
tel. +358 (0)40 190 1491
johanna.maenpaa@uta.fi
- main research topics: gynaecological oncology and pre-eclampsia

Jukka Uotila
jukka.uotila@uta.fi

 

The most important research projects of the Gynaecology and Obstetrics department

Gynaecological oncology:
Professor Johanna Mäenpää, docent Annika Auranen, docent Synnöve Staff and docent Eija Tomás

CHEMOVA-project: microRNA in ovarian cancer
- Development of preoperative diagnostics for gynaecological cancer using 3D ultrasound, magnetic resonance imaging and so-called E-nose research
- Development of gynaecological cancer surgery (robotic surgery and sentinel lymph node technology)
- Hereditary ovarian cancer and the somatic mutations of sporadic ovarian cancer that lead to the same kind of phenotype
- endometrial cancer related to HNPCC
- HPV diagnostics in screening for cervical cancer and its preliminary stages
- Development of the medical treatment for ovarian and cervical cancer

Obstetrics:
Assistant Professor Jukka Uotila

- The connection between pre-eclampsia and sleep apnea (diagnostics and the development of non-pharmacological prophylaxis)
- Pre-eclampsia and in vitro angiogenesis (joint study with FICAM)
- Breech delivery
- Slightly premature birth project
- Measuring, amplifying or reducing contractions
- Pain relief during childbirth – especially the significance of paracervical block
- Diagnostics and treatment of postpartum placenta retention
- Prevention of gestational diabetes

Reproductive Medicine:
Docent Helena Tinkanen

- Results of the continued cultivation of low-quality embryos
- Autoimmune antibodies in endometriosis patients
- The effects of embryo freezing methods on pregnancy occurrence and prognosis
- Structural defects of the uterus and infertility treatment

General gynaecology:
Docent Synnöve Staff and docent Eija Tomás

- The use of stem cells in the study of urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse and rectal sphincter damage
- Post-gynaecological surgery pain
- The effectiveness of hysterectomy
- Diagnostics, treatment and effects of disorders of the female reproductive tract on fertility
- Long-term results of pelvic organ prolapse surgery using artificial material 

 
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Last update: 18.4.2017 13.21 Muokkaa

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