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How much more does the davinci robot hysterectomy cost compared to the regular one?

How much more does the davinci robot hysterectomy cost compared to the regular one?

Costs you the same: Insurance companies reimburse the most for an open hysterectomy, from which you will need about six weeks to return to work. The reimbursement to the surgeon is the same for laparoscopic and robotic, both of which can often get you back to work in 2 weeks (still no sex for 8 weeks.) those of us who have put in the time to learn robotic surgery do it because it is the best thing for our patients. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Hysterectomy (Definition)

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


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I had a robotic hysterectomy and sling surgery one week ago. Last two nights I have lower leg cramps keeping me from sleep?

I had a robotic hysterectomy and sling surgery one week ago. Last two nights I have lower leg cramps  keeping me  from sleep?

Leg cramps: Any swelling of your legs? Is it in both legs or just one. The main concern is having a blood clot in your leg called a dvt, which can break off and go to your lungs, called a pe. I would go see your doctor and maybe get an ultrasound of your legs. ...Read more

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How much does a hysterectomy cost with davinci robot in nd?

How much does a hysterectomy cost with davinci robot in nd?

Hysterectomy cost: Your question can have multiple answers. One hospital accross the street can bill 10k for a surgery and the other hospital can bill for the same procedure and equipment 50k or more. These numbers are just examples but i wanted to make a point. Its in your best interest to find out with hospitals inside your local community. Be a well educated patient and ask with no fears. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a stabbing pain in lower right abdomen 1 month after robotic hysterectomy

No: At one month it is unlikely that the pain is related to the surgery, however to only way to be sure is to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I had a davinci robotic hysterectomy 11 months ago & still have my ovaries. I have been experiencing some bleeding after intercourse. Is this normal?

I had a davinci robotic hysterectomy 11 months ago & still have my ovaries. I have been experiencing some bleeding after intercourse. Is this normal?

Difficult to answer: Depends on your age, menopause, you hormone levels from your ovaries. Even without a uterus your body still reacts a same way to hormones which would involve lubrication. If this is less than before friction could cause minor cuts or microscopic lacerations that could explain a little bit of bleeding. LITTLE BIT, if its is significant then check with your GYN. Have in mind I am a Cardiologist ;) ...Read more