Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 2021 May 19. Epub 2021 May 19.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, D.C., USA.
Purpose Of Review: To review current US literature and describe the extent, source, and impact of disparities that exist among Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) in surgical route and outcomes for hysterectomy, myomectomy, and endometriosis surgery.
Recent Findings: Despite the nationwide trend toward minimally invasive surgery (MIS), BIPOC women are disproportionally less likely to undergo MIS hysterectomy and myomectomy and have higher rates of perioperative complications. African American women, in particular, receive significantly disparate care. Read More