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After Hysterectomy Care
Once the surgery is over, what should you expect? This is one aspect of surgery that is not often discussed. It is important so you can maximize recovery and minimize any risks to your health. This article describes what to expect.
Complications of Hysterectomy
Hysterectomy, one of the most commonly performed surgical procedures in women, can be performed safely with minimum disruption to a woman’s life. Nothing in life is risk free and with surgery there is always a risk of complications. The risks of this procedure will be reviewed in this article.
Decision to have a Hysterectomy
You have made the decision to have a hysterectomy, but the work is not over. There are more decisions to be made. You should ask questions, understand and explore your options. Prepare yourself to make the wisest choice. This article reviews some points to consider.
Gynecologic Surgery- Alternatives
Your doctor just recommended surgery but is it the right decision for you? You understand the problem and are certain that treatment is necessary but unclear if surgery is the answer. Read this article to learn about alternatives to surgery.
Gynecologic Surgery-Making the Decision
You’ve just been advised to have a gynecologic surgical procedure, what should you do? It is important to understand a number of things before agreeing to undergo a surgery. Read this article to find out what you need to know.
Every woman knows someone has undergone a hysterectomy but I’ll gamble that most of them were unclear on exactly what was done. In fact, most people tend to be quite unclear on what is done during many surgical procedures. This article will describe a hysterectomy procedure.
Indications for Hysterectomy
Until recently hysterectomy was the procedure of choice to manage abnormal uterine bleeding and even performed routinely in women who had completed their childbearing. Now there are many alternatives to address these problems and needs. This article will review the indications for a hysterectomy.
Laparoscopy in Gynecology
Laparoscopy is the term that refers to minimally invasive surgery of the abdomen and pelvis and this article will review the details of this procedure when used in gynecology
Risks of Laparoscopy
Laparoscopy is a method by which abdominal surgery is performed through small openings. More complex procedures can also be performed via this route but this takes a much higher skill level. This article will review the more common complications and aftereffects of laparoscopy.
Understanding Postsurgical Care
Your surgery is over now what should you expect? Well, this question should be asked before you undergo surgery, ideally during an outpatient visit even before you sign the surgical consent. Read this article to find out what you need to know before surgery.
Understanding the Gynecologic Procedure
So you and your doctor have decided that surgery is the best alternative to for you; what’s next? Do you just pick a day, sign the papers, show up for the procedure and hope for the best? Read this article to understand what you should do next.
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Hysterectomy is the most commonly performed major surgical procedure in the non-pregnant woman. Exactly what is done during hysterectomy and what are the consequences? This article will review this commonly discussed but less understood surgical procedure.
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