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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wesley Marquart
17 years experience in General Surgery
"Keyhole" surgery: It is surgery done via small incisions and a camera scope. Temporary ports are placed to access the abdominal cavity. Carbon dioxide gas is used to ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Daus
36 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Laparoscopy: It is where the doctor puts a telescope inside the abdomen to see what is going on inside. They can also to surgery using the telescope. Hope this h ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Surgery: Surgical procedure that uses small incisions to insert a lighted camera and small surgical instruments to perform surgical procedures in the abdominal ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Ask the surgeon : First check with your surgeon for limitations depending on the procedure. Most of thetime no immediate high level activity , no over eating, once syst ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
23 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
For postmenopausal:: I would recommend oophorectomy in a postmenopausal patient, due to the (small, but possible) risk of a malignancy. While the most common type of dermo ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Beshay
19 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Yes: As long as there are no other fertility problems, you should have a chance to conceive after removing bilateral endometriomas. If you do not get pregn ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience in Gynecology
Surgery: A lavh is method of hysterectomy where most of the procedure is done with the aid of laparoscopic surgery. The surgeon then converts to a vaginal appr ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guy VanDell
22 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Difficult: This is a difficult one to put into a message, but typically you place 2 to 3 laparoscopic prots, then you ligate and divide the round ligament. Take ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. PAUL EUN
Dr. PAUL EUN answered
37 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Precision: Robot assisted surgery is performed in order to accomplish hysterectomy with minimally invasive method possible when abdominal hysterectomy must be do ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Devin Namaky
13 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends. : This depends on many factors. The complications are not quite the same. For many patients laparoscopy is safer but this is not always the case. Laparo ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience in General Surgery
No: Removal of the appendix does not cause cystic disease if the ovaries, which is very common, and may even come and go over time.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wesley Grootwassink
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: I have done this procedure many times. If you have specific questions feel free to send me a message.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. HUGH Melnick
48 years experience in Fertility Medicine
NOT USUALLY: There is little or no reason to have this procedure done prior to ivf. It adds nothing diagnostically or therapeutically to helping you get pregnant!
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
Relatively common: The most common anti-reflux procedure is called a fundoplication, which involves closure of the hernia and re-creating a new valve by wrapping a porti ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience in Diagnostic Radiology
Laparoscopic: surgery to remove uterine fibroids.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terry Simpson
34 years experience in General Surgery
Many: This is a great surgery to do, and helps quite a few people.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
38 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Remove uterus: The uterus is visualized through a telescope placed in the abdomen and it's attachments are severed through the laparoscope. Then the remainder of th ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Call your surgeon: Wash the incision with an anti-bacterial soap such as hibiclens or phisoderm. Irrigate hydrogen peroxide over a 4 x 4 gauze and most importantly call ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
23 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Surgical procedure: It's a minimally invasive surgical procedure, utilizing small incisions and a camera as well as narrow diameter instruments to operate within a body c ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Often: It very often is, but depends on the extent of the endometriosis and the comfort level of the doctor. Ask your doctor what he/she would do; if you're ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Boardman
24 years experience in General Surgery
Laparoscopy: A laparoscopic surgery allows the surgeon to look around the abdominal cavity without too much difficulty and usually without changing or adding incis ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Give indication: Xr, and anything without direct visualization give an indication as to what is suspected. The symptoms, the exam and the history makes a doctor arrive ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
25 years experience in Dermatology
No: No, it won't affect your sex life.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kyle Cologne
12 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Repair: Enterocele is when the small bowel dips down into the pelvis and may prolapse out the vagina or other opening. Laparoscopic techniques involve minimal ... Read More
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