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How is a hysterectomy oophorectomy performed?

How is a hysterectomy oophorectomy performed?

Different ways: Hysterectomy refers to the uterus and oophorectomy refers to the ovary. They can be removed at the same time vaginally, abdominally, or laparoscopically. Which method is used is determined by your history, condition, and the surgeon's experience. ...Read more

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Hysterectomy (Definition)

The entire uterus (womb), cervix, the part protruding into the vagina, and ...Read more


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How is sonography done for a pregnant woman?

How is sonography done for a pregnant woman?

Here is an article: To check out: http://www.Bestpregnancytips.Com/what-is-sonography/.

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What operation is done for endometriosis?

What  operation is done for endometriosis?

Laparoscopy: Minimally invasive surgery resection of the disease is the standard surgery. A hysterectomy is not always necessary or even helpful. ...Read more

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How uncomfortable is a transvaginal ultrasound?

How uncomfortable is a transvaginal ultrasound?

It depends: Transvag us exam is an excellent tool to examine pelvic and lower abdonimal organs. Depends on the target of interest (ovary, appendix...) and the disease being investigated (mass, abscess...) it can at times be uncomfortable. Don't be afraid of the instrument. If you use tampon, you can handle the probe. ...Read more

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What is done after a caesarean?

What is done after a caesarean?

CALL YOUR OB !!: Your doc should take the time to tell you what to expect , how long to recover, how long you will be in the hospital and what meds you will prob need, and what u can and cannot do so speak with him before you have the csection, i always explain this to all of my pts- that is just good medcine and common sense so the my pt knows what to expect and is not worried about something minor. ...Read more

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Laparoscopic vaginal hysterectomy--how is it done technically?

Laparoscopic vaginal hysterectomy--how is it done technically?

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 down the bladder flap surgically. Then separate the ovaries from the uterus. Continue ligating and dividing down to the level of the uterosacral ligaments. Then proceed vaginally. Enter into the anterior and poste. That's all i get for one msg. ...Read more

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How much is a vaginal ultrasound?

How much is a vaginal ultrasound?

Depends: Some docs can do it in their office for a lower negotiated fee if you have no insurance to hundreds of dollars if you go to a radiologist at their ultrasound facility. ...Read more

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What is done for a uterine infection?

What is done for a uterine infection?

Antibiotics: Documented intra-uterine infections are treated with antibiotics, minor ones are usually treated on an outpatient basis. Serious infections may require IV antibiotics, and sometimes d&c. ...Read more

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What is considered a normal wait time for results after a transvaginal ultrasound?

What is considered a normal wait time for results after a transvaginal ultrasound?

Most: Studies reported by a radiologist are dictated within 24 hours. There is variability in how long it takes the report to get to the clinician depending on whether the report is called, emailed, faxed, or sent regular mail. There is variability in how clinicians notify patients of results. ...Read more

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How common is a hydrosalpinx after a hysterectomy?

How common is a  hydrosalpinx after a hysterectomy?

Not uncommon: For a hydrosalpinx ( fluid in the tube) to develop the tube must be blocked at two places. A hysterectomy ligates or ties off the tube at the junction with the uterus. If that tube is blocked at another point along its length( which may not be known) then fluid may collect in between the two blockages forming a hydrosalpinx. Most of the time it causes no problems. ...Read more

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How often should one get a pap test done after a leep procedure?

How often should one get a pap test done after a leep procedure?

3 moth then every--: We will consider that the leep was for cis/cin2/3 with negative margin. This suggests that you have predisposition for higher grade lesion (due to hr hpv). So you will need close follow up defined by your doctor. Usually first pap iafter 3 months and then every 6 months may be ok till consistently negative to be converted to regular pattern. ...Read more

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How is a breast ultrasound done?

How is a breast ultrasound done?

Jelly; probe: Ultrasound operator places some aqueous jelly on the breast ; then scans using ultrasound probe, about size of a cany bar. Probe is moved back ; forth whilst operator watches a video screen. Jelly is wiped off at end of study. Operator is either a dr/radiologist, dr/gynecologist (if trained) or an ultrasound technician ; study is reviewed by a dr. ...Read more

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What is done during a parathyroid biopsy?

What is done during a parathyroid biopsy?

Likely FNA: Fna stands for fine needle aspiration. The skin is numbed with an anesthetic shot and usually an ultrasound is used to guide a needle biopsy. Needle biopsy of parathyroid glands are relatively uncommon, so ask your doctor/surgeon to clarify. ...Read more

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How painful is a laparoscopy tubal?

How painful is a laparoscopy tubal?

Sterilization pain: Hysteroscopy is less painful. The recovery is one day compared to one week for laparoscopy. In addition, hysteroscopic sterilization is more effective. ...Read more

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How is a bone test done after a prostate biopsy?

How is a bone test done after a prostate biopsy?

Bone Scan: You get an injection of a radioactive material. Two hours later, you return to nuclear medicine and lay under a machine called gamma camera for about 40 to 45 min for getting pictures of your bone to see if your prostate cancer had spread to the bone. ...Read more

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Show me how a myomectomy is done?

Show me how a myomectomy is done?

Myomectomy: We open the uterus right where the fibroid is, and dissect it out of the myometrium (muscle of the uterus) then close in layers the defect. ...Read more

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How is a pelvic abscess after a hysterectomy treated?

How is a pelvic abscess after a hysterectomy treated?

Depends : The location and cause of the abscess is of importance and so is the reason for your hysterectomy. However, the basic approach is the same. The infection needs to be drained in some way, and antibiotics are needed but can't do the job alone is most cases. See your gyn surgeon if you suspect this problem. ...Read more

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What is a laparoscopy chromotubation?

What is a laparoscopy chromotubation?

Fertility test: To find if there is blockage if tubes , while visualizing uterus and tubes a dye is injected through uterine cavity . If there is no block dye will appear at both free ends of tube , concluding there is no blockage . Some times in addition radio opaque dye also injected and take picture tubes. ...Read more