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How much is a partial da vinci hysterectomy? I have met my deductible and i was wondering what my % may be? Can you help me or give me an estimate?
Cost of surgery : That depends on a lot of things. If your insurance covers 100% and your deductible is met, you have nothing to pay. If your plan is 80/20, you might have to pay 20% of $50, 000 - $70, 000 (total hospital bill). Then there is in and out of network. Your surgeon might be out of network which usually costs you more (but the upside is that you get to go to the doctor you want). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: The term is not one we as medical practitioner typically use as it is ambiguous carrying more that one definition. Usually it means that the uterus will be removed but the cervix will be left behind. On occasion it may refer to the fact that the ovaries were not removed, but this is an unfortunate use of the term. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Partial hysterectomy is a vague term. Many patients use it to mean taking out the uterus and leaving the ovaries. This has the benefit of maintaining hormones in premenopausal women. Partial hys can also mean removing the body of the uterus and leaving the cervix. In an emergency open case, like a c-section, this results in less bleeding. Other benefits are doubtful. ...Read more
Good health: Sleep, eat and exercise right. Everything in moderation. Find a great surgeon. Ask questions, to better understand what to expect before, during and after surgery. Take time to recover after surgery. I recommend 2 weeks of home rest after a partial hysterectomy and then if all is well, return to usually activities as your body allows. Have a positive attitude. Use your support network to help! ...Read more
Partial vs Total: A partial hysterectomy typically refers to removal of the uterus and cervix only. A total hysterectomy typically refers to removal of uterus, cervix and ovaries. However, that being said, there are now many hysterectomies where the cervix is being left. This is referred to as a supracervical hysterectomy. ...Read more
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