One should be seriously concerned when an entity with a reputation for expertise in one area, with a reputation for publishing quality information goes off-brand off-the-rails and off-message on an alarmist rant about a topic on which they lack expertise.
Dr Marco Pelosi III exposes the glaring weaknesses in the recently released Committee Opinion on Female Cosmetic Genital Surgery published by the ACOG.
This is a link to the Committee Opinion that is the topic of this podcast:
These are the most relevant references in this document that are available in their entirety online:
Reference 3: https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/safety-communications/fda-warns-against-use-energy-based-devices-perform-vaginal-rejuvenation-or-vaginal-cosmetic
Reference 6: Mowat H, McDonald K, Dobson AS, Fisher J, Kirkman M. The contribution of online content to the promotion and normalisation of female genital cosmetic surgery: a systematic review of the literature. BMC Womens Health 2015;15:11–5.
Reference 7: Yurteri-Kaplan LA, Antosh DD, Sokol AI, Park AJ, Gutman RE, Kingsberg SA, et al. Interest in cosmetic vulvar surgery and perception of vulvar appearance. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2012;207:428.e1–7.
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