Research

Continuing to bring innovations to the field of Gynecology, Dr. K. Warren Volker pushes through society stigmas to move the industry forward to offer women safer choices for their gynecological care.  Dr. Volker along with his team doesn’t leave any stone unturned.

Here is a list of current and most recent research projects. To view a full list, please click here.

RECENT RESEARCH PROJECTS

Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy – Outcomes of total laparoscopic hysterectomy with complications.
Breast Cancer Screening using breast fluid cytology – Evaluation of HALO technology
Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding in Women – (STOP-DUB) Surgical Treatment Outcomes Project. A national randomized control trial being conducted, which federally funded through is funding through (AHCPR) Agency of Health Care Policy and Research.
Contraception in Lactating Women – Effects of giving hormone contraception immediately (i.e., within 48 hours of giving birth) and the impact on milk production, menstruation, cardiovascular status, and weight retention.
Comparison of Flexible Hysteroscopy Directed Biopsy, Saline Infusion Sonohysteroscopy and Endometrial Biopsy for Detection of Uterine Pathology. Funding provided through Olympus Instruments, Inc. in the form instrumentation to us at no cost. This study also has a formal training program incorporated tlo teach 3rd and 4th year resident physicians new operative and diagnostic techniques.
The Effect of Pre-term Pre-mature Rupture of Membranes (PPROM) on Maternal Estriol Levels – Funding provided by Biex Industries, Inc., in the form of laboratory contributions. This project investigates the use of the new SALEST test in determining its usefulness in the management of perinatal patient care.
Development of a Screening Program and Treatment Strategies for women and adolescents in von Willebrands Disease – A collaborative study with Dept. of Hematology/Oncology and Dept. of Ob/Gyn, University of Nevada School of Medicine. This project will be an on-going project and has endorsement from the Hemophilia Foundation of Southern Nevada.