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What is total hysterectomy--uterus and ovaries removed?

What is total hysterectomy--uterus and ovaries removed?

Whole uterus only: A total (complete) hysterectomy is the removal of the whole uterus(body of the uterus as well as the cervix).A partial (or supracervical) hysterectomy removes part of the uterus and leaves the cervix in place.The removal of the tubes and ovaries is a separate procedure (salpingectomy and oophorectomy respectively). Removing everything is a total hysterectomy and a bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy. ...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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Does divinci hysterectomy total invoke mesh implant?

Does divinci hysterectomy total invoke mesh implant?

No: Hysterectomy and mesh implant are 2 different procedures. Sometimes can be combined, but as a rule does not involve the mesh application.Both procedures can be done with da vinci. ...Read more

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Partial hysterectomy and left ovary removed. Menopause symptoms are driving me crazy. My Fsh is 46.8, LH15.40, testostrone free0.6.

Partial hysterectomy and left ovary removed. Menopause symptoms are driving me crazy. My Fsh is 46.8, LH15.40, testostrone free0.6.

Ans: You still have the right ovary for perimenapausal symptoms try the essential oil peppermint on your wrist. Does in some cases relieve the hot flashes. Otherwise there are medications that can be tried. Not the best efficacy though ...Read more

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What happens during robot-assisted laparoscopic hysterectomy?

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What happens during robot-assisted laparoscopic hysterectomy?

Precision: Robot assisted surgery is performed in order to accomplish hysterectomy with minimally invasive method possible when abdominal hysterectomy must be done otherwise. Several small incisins are made in the abdomen and robotic instruments are placed through each incision and the surgeon actually performs the procedure remotely sitting at a surgeon's console controlling all robotic instruments. ...Read more

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How to recover after having a salpingo oophorectomy lap pelvis?

How to recover after having a salpingo oophorectomy lap pelvis?

Rest: The biggest issue in your recovery with be the healing of the abdominal wall. Limited lifting for 2 weeks with return to full activity in 4-6 weeks. ...Read more

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What happens during a laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy lavh?

What happens during a laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy lavh?

Safe and efficient s: The laparoscope allows excellent visibility inside the abdomen for releasing the uterus (and ovaries as appropriate) before proceeding with the vaginal portion of the hysterectomy. Many studies show fewer complications with lavh compared to an abdominal hysterectomy or a vaginal hysterectomy. There is the additional benefit of inspecting the abdominal cavity before and after the hysterectomy. ...Read more

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What is postmenopausal laparoscopic oophorectomy?

What is postmenopausal laparoscopic oophorectomy?

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 cavity. Oophorectomy means to remove an ovary. Postmenopausal refers to a women who has stopped menstruating, and has left their reproductive years. ...Read more

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I'm scheduled for robotic total hysterectomy with pelvic lymph node dissection for uterine cancer. What;s the recovery time?

I'm scheduled for robotic total hysterectomy with pelvic lymph node dissection for uterine cancer.  What;s the recovery time?

Quick : Robotic surgery allows rapid recovery. You will need to confirm the plan with your surgeon. Most likely you will stay overnight in the hospital. People usually take 2-6 weeks before returning to work ...Read more

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Robotic lap hyst w/bil ovary &Fallopian tube & cervix removal.how soon can I start a calorie restricting diet to loose weight?

Robotic lap hyst w/bil ovary &Fallopian tube & cervix removal.how soon can I start a calorie restricting diet to loose weight?

Progressive: You can start now restricting calories to about 1800/day. I suggest that you wait for about 6 weeks to go lower than that. Make sure you are taking a multivitamin daily and don't go below 1200 calories per day. ...Read more

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Will you go through menopause after a partial ovary removal/partial oophorectomy?

Unlikely: Assuming that you have your other ovary, removal of part or all of the second ovary will not put a woman into menopause. The remaining ovary will still produce estrogen and ovulation will occur every month from the remaining ovary. I hope this helps you! ...Read more

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Trachelectomy recover time, this is a noncancerous situation. Previously had supracervical partial hysterectomy leaving left ovary and cervix.

Trachelectomy recover time, this is a noncancerous situation. Previously had supracervical  partial hysterectomy leaving left ovary and cervix.

Varies: That depends on the technique your surgeon plans to use. You will need to direct this to the surgeon as there are a variety of approaches. ...Read more

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10 weeks post hysterectomy. Kept ovaries, but having hot flashes, weight gain and headaches. Is this normal for recovery?

10 weeks post hysterectomy. Kept ovaries, but having hot flashes, weight gain and headaches. Is this normal for recovery?

Probably normal: Recovery from surgery can include many symptoms, and different individuals have different symptoms. Weight gain is not at all unusual following hysterectomy. If your symptoms are very uncomfortable you should see your doctor. Otherwise, try to relax and allow your mind and body to recover. If the symptoms continue or get worse, you should be evaluated by a healthcare provider. ...Read more

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Removing one ovary will reduces the body estrogen level?

Removing one ovary will reduces the body estrogen level?

No: If the other ovary is healthy it will respond to the hypothalamic pituitary axis to make more estrogen in the remaining ovary. ...Read more

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What is laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (lavh)?

Common: For an lavh, the laparoscope is used to allow the surgeon to free up the uterus from inside before completing the hysterectomy vaginally. Many surgeons are now using the da vinci robot to complete the surgery completely laparoscopically. ...Read more

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4 days post Lap. hysterectomy inc cervix & ovaries also removed endometrial plaques/adhesions. I awoke today w/severe swelling entire rt side of body?

4 days post Lap. hysterectomy inc cervix & ovaries also  removed endometrial plaques/adhesions. I awoke today w/severe swelling entire rt side of body?

The severity ...: of your post-operative swelling warrants a call to your surgeon, who knows exactly what procedure was performed and with what findings. We can only guess, but would urge that you don't ignore the problem. ...Read more

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