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The impact of combined contraceptive vaginal ring on vaginal environment: an observational, longitudinal study
Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care. 2023 Aug;28(4):234-237. doi: 10.1080/13625187.2023.2228440. Epub 2023 Jul 7. PMID: 37417287

To assess the relationship between combined contraceptive vaginal ring (CVR) and vaginal microbiome using 16S rRNA gene sequencing. This is the objective of the pilot study by Filippo Murina and collaborators from the Vittore Buzzi University Hospital in Milan, in which Alessandra Graziottin also took part.


A proof of concept that experience-based management of endometriosis can complement evidence-based guidelines
Facts Views Vis Obgyn. 2023 Sep;15(3):197-214. doi: 10.52054/FVVO.15.3.094. PMID: 37742197

Claim the importance of clinical experience alongside evidence-based medicine, because each case faced in daily practice can be considered as an experiment characterized by an outcome, which can be used to improve the management of subsequent cases. And apply this approach to endometriosis.
This is the objective of the study coordinated by Arnaud Wattiez, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Strasbourg (France), and Philippe R. Koninckx, Professor Emeritus at the UZ University Hospital of Leuven (Belgium).
Professor Alessandra Graziottin took part in the development of the document, born following the Endo Dubai 2023 conference; during the plenary sessions, she chaired the session «Endometriosis, sexuality and pain» and gave a lecture on «Endometriosis, sexuality and pain: lack of professional recognition. Why? Which future?”.