Filiberto Di Prospero

Filiberto Di Prospero

Medical Doctor, Consultant in Gynecology and Obstetrics, Endocrinology and Metabolism.
Director of Gynecologic Endocrinology Unit at Civitanova Marche General Hospital (Italy).
Private clinics in Civitanova Marche, Rome and Milan.

Embryos mix-up and Mothers’ rights: Who is the Mother?

When we speak of “mother” in relation to offspring (wordreference.com), we outline the concept of a “woman who has conceived and given birth.” The status of the mother and then the right and duty to raise their children (except for special situations of inability identified by the Law) has never been disputed. An ancient Latin…

Uterine Fibroids Treatments: do you Know the Best Choice?

myomectomy and fibroids

Uterine Fibroid (or Uterine Leiomyoma) is one of the most frequent benign disease of female genitalia. Its incidence is particularly high after the 40, but it does not spare women even at an early age. It is a localized or widespread proliferation of uterine muscle fiber cells capable of determining important uterine deformation, sometimes so…

Low-Lying Placenta and Placenta Previa

lying placenta

The Placenta is the organ through which nutritional and metabolic exchange takes place between the mother and the fetus; it is a very complex structure, adhering to the inner wall of the uterus and which after being detached from this will be ejected in the terminal phase of childbirth call afterbirth (phase immediately subsequent to…

Women and Men Linked by Diseases

men's issues

You may have noticed that this month we begin to talk about some medical issues in men. At first glance this might seem strange; but in fact there is an explanation. Women and the men are destined to live together on Earth and also to share some diseases…. This is true in general, but particularly in…

Choosing the Best Birth Control Pill

birth control pill

Which is the best birth control pill? The pills available since 1960, the year of commercialization in the U.S. of Enovid the first oral contraceptive preparation (the result of studies conducted by Gregory Goodwin Pincus, Min Chueh Chang and John Rock) have undergone profound changes that concern both the estrogen and the progestin components and…

Travel during Pregnancy: some useful Tips.

pregnant woman traveling

Pregnant women require special care when traveling or on holiday. Many questions regarding pregnancy, travel during pregnancy and tourism were asked to our Medical Staff. Where to go? How to travel?  In fact, Pregnancy determine notable changes in the body physiology, particularly in the cardiovascular system (hyperdynamic circulation with low resistance) but also in neuro-endocrine…

Amenorrhea and absent or rare periods

woman with missed period

When a lack of menstruation exceeds a period of 3 months is called AMENORRHEA. Primary Amenorrhea is the condition in which the patient has never been a spontaneous menstrual bleeding and Secondary Amenorrhea when absence of menstruation takes over after a period of spontaneous flows. Excluding pregnancy, SECONDARY Amenorrhea’s (missed menstrual period) causes are especially endocrinological: among…

Female Hair Loss and Androgenetic Alopecia

female air loss and androgenic alopecia

Female Hair Loss (Female Pattern Hair Loss, FPHL) may occur at any age and one of the main causes is the Endocrine Androgenetic Alopecia. Female body produces a small amount of androgen agents important for the skeletal and connective tissues but also for cognitive and ideational brain function and ideational, sexuality etc… When androgens increases,…

Vaginal Progesterone and Premature Birth Prevention

cervix ultrasound

Unfortunately, even today Premature Birth is a major cause of perinatal morbidity and mortality. In recent years, Scientific research has repeatedly proposed therapeutic solutions but Preterm Birth remains a particularly serious threat to babies. Much effort has been focused on prevention, but certainly the multifactorial nature of this disease has not made it easy: we know…