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Hysterectomy Remove Ovaries Or Not
How can ovarian function be evaluated post hysterectomy uterus and cervix removed, ovaries retained?
Postmenopause woman with growing ova cyst everything else ok. if surgery do i need complete ovary hysterectomy removed. have adhesions from other surg?
Previous scarring: Previous surgical scar tissue (adhesions) make this a more complicated question to answer because the subject ovary may be "stuck" to other tissues like bowel, pelvic sidewall or bladder. If you don't want to return to surgery after this operation you might give consideration to hysterectomy with ovarian removal. You will need a very competent surgeon to undertake this operation- interview wisely ...Read more
Which is best for fibroids removal from uterus and help pregnancy: laproscopy removal, use or open surgery to remove the fibroids. I also have endo.
How do you know if ovaries are getting blood supply after hysterectomy (removal of uterus, cervix, tubes, and removal of cysts on each ovary but able to save the ovaries)?
Ovaries have dual: blood flow from both from the uterus and from the ovarian artery which is a branch directly off the aorta. So when you remove tubes and uterus, the ovary still gets flow from its second blood source. I wish you a speedy recovery from your surgery and hope your ovaries live a quiet, cyst-free existence from now on. ...Read more
Have uterine polyps diagnosed with hysteroscopy.Going to surgery to remove polyps outpatient. Why not just have a hysterectomy?
Hysteroscopic resection of fibroids removal for pregnancy. Does it improve fertility after removal of small or large uterine fiborids? in all women.
Depends on location: if the fibroids is significantly distorting the endometrial cavity, it will be of benefit (assuming all other factors are normal). Fibroids outside of the endometrial cavity or that are pedunculated, may not reduce your chances of getting pregnant and may not be neccessary to remove them. Speak to your GYN who can discuss this further with you . Best wishes ...Read more
Should uterine fibroids (sizes 1.2 to 1.8cm) be removed? What is the procedure to remove these fibroids? After removal, will they reappear again?
Maybe: Small fibroids that are causing problems due to bleeding are very easily and well treated using uterine fibroid embolization (ufe). This is a minimally invasive procedure done by an interventional radiologist.You can find information at www.Ask4ufe.Com or www.Sirweb.Org. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Menopause: By leaving the ovaries this should not occur ...Read more
Does uterus fibroid once operated can regain again ? Or is it better to remove uterus than to get the fibroid removed from uterus
When they do hysteroscopic myomectomy, does it mean the uterus will be partially reserved or remain intact?
I'm having open bladder surgery to remove tvm that has eroded into the bladder. Should i also have my uterus and ovaries removed?
you have a choice: And there is no clear correct answer. Talk with your surgeon about the possibility of removing these organs, if found normal, if found abnormal during the case. Would a second surgeon be necessary? Answers to these questions will help you decide. Take a friend with you. Be well. ...Read more
Possible pelvic mass had total hyst with removal of fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix and ovaries. Should i be worried?
Having laparoscopy to diagnose endometriosi. Polyp in uterus and cervix removed. Ovarian cyst removed. What is my recovery time likely to be. Thank yo?
2 weeks: Usually almost full recovery in 2 weeks. Some people feel great after 5 days. Kind of unpredictable. But most activities can be resumed after about 7-10 days. ...Read more
No: At least, not necessarily. It depends on the clinical reasons for removing the tube(s); but in most cases the ovaries can (and should) be preserved if the woman is of reproductive age and still desires childbearing, and often in menopause and beyond. Cases of gyn cancers are fairly specific and should only be considered with the help of a gynecologic oncologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually laparoscopic: Most ovarian cystectomys or oophorectomies for benign cysts can and should be performed with minimally invasive surgery. Prior to the surgery, your evaluation should include an ultrasound and blood tests. An open surgery would only be needed if there is a high chance of an ovarian cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If I have ovarian benign serous cystadenoma removing with ovary tugether will reduce the risk for ovarian cancer?
Not nescessarily: Ovaries can be removed alone leaving behind the tube. It depends on the disease process causing the need for removal. The alone can be removed for large cyst involving the ovary while endometriosis involving the ovary and tube may result in removal of both. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mum, 64, having benign ovarian cyst(5.1cm)removed laproscopically.Ca125 -2.3.Remove ovaries & uterus? Confused as biopsy result will come after surgery
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
Having both ovaries removed with complete hysterectomy, will I have a sex drive afterwards? Being removed due to endometriosis
Usually sex drive is: Fine. After a hysterectomy about a third of women feel less apprehensive about having sex due to the knowledge that they won't get pregnant. About a third of women may have feeling regarding sexualtiy impacted because of how they deal psychologically with having female organs removed. About a third of women don't have particular issues regarding sex drive one way or the other. ...Read more
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