What is Gynaecology?

Gynaecology is the medical practice dealing with the deal with the female reproductive system, i.e. vagina, uterus, and ovaries. Gynaecology involves treating women who are not pregnant also. The word “gynaecology” comes from the Greek word γυναικ (gyne) means woman and logia meaning “study Gynecological illnesses can be managed by the hormonal and other pharmacological treatments. Female having Gynecological issues should consult with a gynaecologist for a diagnosis.

Facts About Gynaecology

  • The father of modern gynaecology is J. Marion Sims.
  • Gynecologic oncology is a specialized field of medicine for cancers of the female reproductive system including ovarian cancer, uterine cancer, vaginal cancer, cervical cancer, and vulvar cancer etc.
  • The doctor who deals with the female reproductive system known as Gynaecologists
  • Maternal or Fetal Medicine is the most well-known subset of gynaecology.
    The rate of female OB/GYN residents is rising day by day.
  • Gynaecology treats body organ including the uterus, the cervix, the ovaries, the fallopian tubes and the vagina of the female.
  • The first (recorded) obstetrics textbook was published in 1513.