Funding for this research was provided by:
Tower Surgical Partners (N/A)
Received: 2 February 2018
Accepted: 1 February 2019
First Online: 18 March 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study was approved by the hospital’s Institutional Review Board (Study Number 2017-01). For this type of study formal consent is not required.
: The data used in this study was patient clinical data, excluding unique identifiers. Therefore, given the retrospective nature of the study, informed consent was not required.
: The authors declare they have no competing interests. Data abstractors were independent contractors with no vested interest in The Center for Innovative GYN Care. Dr. Natalya Danilyants and Dr. Paul MacKoul are both co-owners of The Center for Innovative GYN Care, and while they contributed to writing and editing of the manuscript, neither Dr. Danilyants nor Dr. MacKoul played a role in the collection, analysis, or interpretation of the data. Dr. Louise van der Does and Leah Haworth, BSN, RN are employed by The Center for Innovative GYN Care.
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