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Manchester Operation For Uterine Prolapse
Very: Surgery for pelvic prolapse done by a well trained specialist has a high degree of success and a somewhat predictable rate of long term failure or recurrence. The key is good training and ongoing volume and surgery chosen that is applicable to the patient's specific prolapse problem(s). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Whst is the difference between TVT mesh surgery and laparoscopic hysteropexy for prolapse. Really worried as I have read horrendous stories about mesh?
A "meshy" problem: Meshes were often used to augment and support prolapse repairs in the past. Some of the meshes, deteriorated "early" and created some systemic as well as local repair failures. Attorneys have had a "field day" with class action suits for these cases and many MD surgeons will not use them for that reason. Forewarned is forearmed. ...Read more
I'm scheduled for robotic total hysterectomy with pelvic lymph node dissection for uterine cancer. What;s the recovery time?
27 yrs old unmarried.Recently, laparoscopic surgery done (removing large 8cm uterus fibroid).After surgery, how many days bleeding goes on?
Bleeding(answer 1): First of all and probably most important is where exactly is the bleeding at? Next is for how long has the bleeding been taking place? Then, how much bleeding is there? If it is at the skin incisions, for just a day, and just spots of blood on your dressing, then I wouldn't worry too much. Just keep your routine follow up appointment. If it is from your vagina or skin incision, for just a day or ...Read more
Is gastric muscosal prolapse serious problem? Report shows gastric muscosal prolapse in o-g junction at 38cms. How to treat?
Depends: The risk/benefit analysis will take into consideration the degree of prolapse and the future need/use of the uterus. Removal with hysterectomy is one of several options available. Okay to take friend/family with you to gyn surgery consult to help ask questions and understand your options. Be well. ...Read more
Hysterectomy ,TVT,correctional bladder prolapse6wk out experience "contraction-like" pain Ct saw fecalization of smIntestine. Fam hist.rectalcancer?
Need more info: A cone biopsy isn't a vaginal wall repair, but perhaps your physician did both. Ask, or get a copy of the operative note and see what is described. Billing for a procedure not done would be fraud and most physicians are honest, so it may have been done or could be a coding error. ...Read more
An Expert Mitral Valve Surgeon Explained to my Father Surgeons usually repair a Prolapse Mitral Valve in patients that are under the age of 75 Why?
Prolapse surgery: When a patient has mitral prolapse causing problems which require surgery as an intervention, the preferred approach, if possible, is mitral valve repair. Most patients with prolapse don't need surgery. Each patient has their own specific situation and decision making has to be consistent with that patient's particulars. Some patients who need the surgery aren't appropriate for repair. ...Read more
I think...: ...Putting the mesh on in the first place was to enable you to be pregnant again; but you need to discuss this with the original surgeon who knows the details of the operation. ...Read more
Hi, fibroid size4.2×4.5cm in posterior wall of uterus.Dr.told remove uterus,any possible to
remove ly fibroid,after surgery any prblm,pls give opnion?
Fibroid removal: If you are having heavy bleeding, pain or your uterus is greater than 12 weeks size, removing the fibroid or uterus is advisable Fibroids tend to be multiple and can return after surgery. If you have completed childbearing then uterine removal is a consideration. If you have not or just desire to retain the uterus knowing the risk of fibroid return then myomectomy is a consideration.(only fibroid) ...Read more
Grade 2 cystocele and rectocele grade 1-2 uterine prolapse. No sensation of heaviness etc would you repair while doing sling for stress incontenence?
Probable not: If you are currently asymptomatic, i would probably not recommend repairing the cystocele or rectocele providing they are not causing any issues. That said, a number of factors go into determining whether to have surgery or not. I would suggest you discuss your options with your physician and follow their recommendation. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Fibromuscular dysplasia hypertension im having stent procedure for narrowing arteries/disection.What is the prognoses please?
Good: Usually, that is. Need more info but in my experience in dealing w pts who have had HTN due to vascular dysplasia in renal artery do well. ...Read more
Can robotic hysterectomy be safe for precancerous conditions of the uterus and ovaries in morbid obese patients?
Ques for a friend: menorrhagia, lots of cramps. Previous c-section, tubal ligation, no bc needed. Pros/cons IUD vs surgical removal of lining?
Patient specific: The best surgical treatment is one that is tailored to your specific findings and complaints. One surgery does not fit all patients. There is controversy about newer mesh surgery versus older methods. There is more and more robotic prolapse surgery. The best surgery is one done to your specific needs by a surgeon who does these surgeries often and has experience. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Uterine Fibroids: The fibroid is creating an environment structurally similar to carrying a 5 month pregnancy! as the uterus enlarges, the bladder loses its' capacity and this leads to frequency of urination, leakage of urine, and indirectly more frequent urinary tract infections. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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