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Doctor insights on: Total Abdominal Hysterectomy And Bilateral Salpingo Oophorectomy

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Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Abdominal Hysterectomy (Definition)

Removal of the uterus usually including the cervix thru an abdominal wall incision. If the tubes and ovaries are included then you are also doing a bso (bilateral salpingo oophorectomy). If you leave the cervix intact then it is ...Read more


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How to evaluate a patient's need to undergo total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy?

How to evaluate a patient's need to undergo total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy?

Indications: There are many indications for a total abdominal hysterectomy with removal of both tubes and ovaries. Cancer and precancers are obvious ones. Symptomatic fibroids is another indication. Failed endometrial ablation, prolapse, and endometriosis are other reasons. ...Read more

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I had a exploratory laparotomy, total abdominal hysterectomy, bilateral salpingo oophorectomy in 2009 been getting yearly paps. Do i need to continue?

I had a exploratory laparotomy, total abdominal hysterectomy, bilateral salpingo oophorectomy in 2009 been getting yearly paps. Do i need to continue?

Pap after Hyst: If your hysterectomy was done for a non-cancerous reason and up have never had a severe pre-cancerous cervical lesion then the current reccomendations do not suggest further pap smears. ...Read more

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I had hysterectomy bilateral salpingo oophorectomy 3 months ago. Why does it feel like my body heats up so much?

I had hysterectomy bilateral salpingo oophorectomy 3 months ago. Why does it feel like my body heats up so much?

No hormones: After your ovaries are removed your body no longer produces estrogen. This is surgical menopause. Some patients choose to start estrogen replacement therapy to help relieve these symptoms. ...Read more

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Hi doctor, Actually my mother in law is planning to have a total hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo oophorectomy. when can she travel to IND- AUS ?

Hi doctor, Actually my mother in law is planning to have a total hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo oophorectomy. when can she travel to IND- AUS ?

Travel after surgery: This should be covered by her surgeon at the time of discharge for the surgery. It will depend on how quickly she heals and is able to resume normal activities without pain or fatigue... usually several weeks. ...Read more

Total Abdominal Hysterectomy (Definition)

A "total abdominal hysterectomy" refers to the removal of the uterus and cervix ...Read more


Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Hysterectomy (Definition)

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