focus on health
At Virginia Women’s Center, we are committed to partnering with you in your health care. We hope that our Focus on Health video series will be a means for you to stay informed about and engaged in issues that affect your health and well-being. In each video, one of our providers will discuss a relevant topic in women’s health.
first trimester screening test
In this video, Dr. Rodrick Love, discusses the First Trimester Screening Test. Learn more about NT Testing as well as common concerns and benefits that accompany this risk-free and non-invasive prenatal test.
In this video, Dr. Keith Berkle, discusses the second trimester AFP Screening and how this simple blood test can help detect prenatal neurological conditions.
In this video, Dr. Heidi Braun, discusses the second trimester screening test called the Quad Screen. This simple blood test gives the probability that your baby will have developmental or chromosomal conditions.
cystic fibrosis carrier testing
In this video, Dr. Katherine Tyson, discusses cystic fibrosis carrier testing. This simple blood test is typically performed in the first trimester of pregnancy and determines whether or not the mother is a carrier for cystic fibrosis.
the daVinci surgical system
In this video, Dr. Elizabeth Roberts, discusses the daVinci® Surgical System - a robotic device that is designed to be used during minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery.