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.

Ectopic pregnancy

tubal pregnancy

ECTOPIC PREGNANCY (also called Extrauterine Pregnancy) is that pregnancy which starts with a fertilized oocyte implants outside the uterine cavity or in an unusual environment within the uterus itself. The most frequent ectopic pregnancies implant in the Fallopian Tube (95% of cases); other implant environments are uterine cervix, ovary, tubal corners and other abdominal organs.…

Miscarriage: incidence, causes, treatment.

embryo at 9 weeks pregnant

MISCARRIAGE: MAIN CAUSE OF MORTALITY Perhaps few people know that in our species (the Human species) the period of life in which we have greater risk of dying is the period from conception to birth. In the first 12 weeks of gestation mortality rate is very high: in this period occurs about 80% of spontaneous…

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: new treatment possibilities

polycystic ovary

For a long time Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) treatment was based on oral contraceptives or ovulation inducer drugs: the firsts were particularly employed because of their power against Hirsutism and Hyperandrogenism symptoms, the latters were chosen if the patient had a mating desire. Contraceptives (the most famous is the DIANE) were often the only way…

Endometriosis: Prevention and Treatment

pelvic pain and endometrioiss

Unlike the past, Endometriosis now is a overtalked disease. I remember when,in an old article, I stated the importance to better understand this disease and the need to spread information about it in particular among women. Women awereness played an important part in the fight against Endometriosis and it led to a better understanding of the…

Hypertrichosis and Hirsutism


HYPERTRICHOSIS, Hirsutism and hairiness are an issues for many women very often determined by genetic basis. In other cases, they are derived from hormones, in particular ovarian hormones. In every case, these conditions represent such a real cosmetic issue to affect not only relationships. There are a lot of strategies to fight this blemish, but…

Thyroid Nodules and Multinodular Goiter

thyroid clinical evaluation

Nodular pathology is the most common thyroid disease and affects more frequently women than  men; about 6.4 % of those aged between 30 and 59 years old. In fact, its incidence is probably even higher ( in the autopsy findings rises to nearly 50% of cases ), but not diagnosed by the absence of symptoms.…

Caesarean Section

caesarean section

A FREQUENTLY EXPERIENCE Probably the Caesarean Section (C-Section) is one of the most popular surgical procedures in the world and many women have experienced  C-Section sometimes in dramatic situations to. The incidence of Caesarean Section has progressively increased in parallel with the development of a modern neonatal and maternal-fetal medicine, the application of semiotic techniques such as…

Early Menopause and Premature Ovarian Failure

early menopause and ovarian failure

I will try to explain in this article some aspects of the “PREMATURE OVARIAN FAILURE” and “EARLY MENOPAUSE” , some of the most controversial topics of modern gynecology. I have also written some books (both in Italian and in English) on this subject that  you can find it in the resource area of ​​this site.…

Endometriosis, Pelvic Pain and Infertility

pelvic pain and endometrioiss

Introduction: as you will see in this article endometriosis must be identified before it becomes manifest. An early diagnosis is possible and can prevent the serious complications of this disease. ENDOMETRIOSIS is without any doubt one of the greatest chapters of gynecology. It’s a disease that has unfortunately changed negatively the lives of many women,…