Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Cyprus.
Obstetrics and Gynaecology is the medical specialty that encompasses the two subspecialties of obstetrics (covering pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period) and gynaecology (covering the health of the female reproductive systems – vagina, uterus, and ovaries. Within this field are sub-specialties including:
Maternal-fetal medicine: an obstetrical subspecialty, sometimes referred to as perinatology, that focuses on the medical and surgical management of high-risk pregnancies and surgery on the fetus with the goal of reducing morbidity and mortality. Reproductive endocrinology and infertility: a subspecialty that focuses on the biological causes and interventional treatment of infertility. Gynaecological oncology: a gynaecologic subspecialty focusing on the medical and surgical treatment of women with cancers of the reproductive organs Female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery: a gynaecologic subspecialty focusing on the diagnosis and surgical treatment of women with urinary incontinence and prolapse of the pelvic organs. Sometimes referred to by laypersons as "female urology". Advanced laparoscopic surgery.
Family planning: a gynaecologic subspecialty offering training in contraception and pregnancy termination (abortion), Pediatric and adolescent gynaecology and Menopausal and geriatric gynaecology