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What are the types of hysterectomy in usa?

What are the types of hysterectomy in usa?

Different approaches: A hysterectomy can be performed by removing the uterus though an incision in the vagina, or in the abdominal wall, or by minimally invasive techniques in which the robot or a laparoscope is used to separate the uterus from the other tissues and then remove it through the vagina or by morcellation. Hysterectomies can also include or not include the cervix and the tubes & ovaries. ...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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What are some of the risks associated with a total hysterectomy?

Many: Besides the risks of anesthesia... Bleeding, blood transfusion and its risks, infection, bowel injury, urinary tract injury, major vessel injury, thromboembolism, incision herniation, nerve injury and death. ...Read more

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What are the types of bladder cancer?

What are the types of bladder cancer?

Many: Most "bladder cancer" in the US refers to urothelial carcinoma (previously called transitional cell carcinoma). This accounts for 90% of "bladder cancer". Squamous cell and adenocarcinoma are more rare types acounting for 8% or so. These are associated with chronic inflammation/irritation or genetic predisposition. There is conflicting evidence if any of the above types are worse than the others. ...Read more

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What are some of the different types of scrotum cancer?

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What are some of the different types of scrotum cancer?

Here are some...: For daily concern, go to get checked ASAP if you have a growing and / or ulcerating mass on the sac or a palpable mass inside the sac. To get these done right has not to be hard by following instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. If needed, excisional biopsy may be done for microscopic exam. If on the sac, squamous cell carcinoma is commonest; if inside, seminoma is #1 ...Read more

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What are the chances of recurrence of adenomyosis after hysterectomy?

What are the chances of recurrence of adenomyosis after hysterectomy?

None.: Adenomyosis is when the glands inside the uterus grow into the muscle of the uterus. Hysterectomy removes the uterus so the process can longer occur. ...Read more

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Are there different types of ileostomy surgery?

Are there different types of ileostomy surgery?

Yes: There is primarily one type of ileostomy commonly performed, the straight or brooke ileostomy. I am not sure if many are performing a koch pouch ileostomy anymore, which is a type of pouch used under the skin. ...Read more

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What are some of the risks of having a hysterectomy?

What are some of  the risks of having a hysterectomy?

Many: Risks of a hysterectomy include infection, bleeding, injury to the bowel or bladder, deep venous thrombosis, anesthetic complications, or even death. Fortunately, serious risks are rare. ...Read more

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Are there different types of cervical cancer?

Are there different types of cervical cancer?

The most: Common cervical cancer is squamous, but there are adenocarcinomas as well. Some aggresively grow locally, some are slower. A few are capable of distant travel. Early detection and treatment are key to successful treatmnet and cure. ...Read more

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Are there multiples types of cancer of the breast?

Are there multiples types of cancer of the breast?

Yes: There are many different types if breast cancer based on differences in their appearance under the microscope and the cell receptors and genetics are also showing different types.The treatments are very similar though but the prognosis can be different. Your doctor should explain this to you. ...Read more

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What are the advantages of a robotic hysterectomy?

Minimally invasive: In terms of invasiveness: using the natural orifice approach is least invasive- this is a vaginal hysterectomy (vh). Next would be laparoscopic hyst, then robotic assisted hysterectomy (rah) &the most invasive is an open abdominal incision (laparotomy). Unfortunately, many surgeons do not have the skills or experience to perform vh or l'scopic hyst. ...Read more

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What are the different types of thyroid cancer?

What are the different types of thyroid cancer?

4 types: Papillary, follicular, medullary, anaplastic both papillary and follicular cancers are typically treated with complete removal of the lobe of the thyroid that harbors the cancer, in addition to the removal of most or all of the other side. Medullary cancer of the thyroid is significantly less common, but has a worse prognosis. Thyroid cancer anaplastic has a poor prognosis. ...Read more

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What types of female sterilization exist?

What types of female sterilization exist?

Tubal ligation: There is tubal ligation, in which the fallopian tubes are cut, closed, clipped, or otherwise made so that they are not open any more. A number of different techniques can be used for this. The other type is hysterectomy, in which the uterus is removed. Hysterectomy is typically reserved for diseases or abnormalities that make it medically necessary to remove the uterus, rather than a female’s desi ...Read more

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What are the different types of stomach cancer?

What are the different types of stomach cancer?

Very few: Adenocarcinomas are present in 95% of gastric cancers. Other types squamous cell carcinoma, adenoacanthoma, carcinoid tumors, GI stromal tumors and lymphomas ...Read more

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What are the complications of a hysterectomy?

What are the complications of a hysterectomy?

Infection bleeding: Hysterectomies have a low risk of complications. Infections in the abdominal wall, urine, or vaginal cuff sometimes occur. Bleeding into the wound or significant vaginal bleeding is less common. Very rarely, serious complications occur including intraoperative bleeding, injury to the intestine or urinary tract, or blood clot in the legs or to the lungs. ...Read more

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What are the risks of a hysterectomy?

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As listed: The risks include infection, bleeding, injury to internal organs such as bladder, bosel, ureter, and blood vessels, reaction to medication/anesthesia, blood clot formation, and complication of surgery leading to another surgery. The risks also vary depending on your medical/surgical history and the route of hysterectomy. ...Read more

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What are the risks of a hysterectomy?

Please discuss with: Your gyn as your gyn should discuss all of the possible major risks to you, many the vast majority of women have no problems, but some of the risks are infection, post op bleeding, blood clot after surgery, very rarely even death, fistula, etc the benefits to you should vastly outweigh any risks or u should not have the surgery, u can also go online and read. ...Read more

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What are the different types of kidney cancer?

What are the different types of kidney cancer?

Quite a few: 2 most common kidney cancers in adults are renal cell, tumor of the functioning cells of kidney & transitional cell cancer, tumor of kidney lining. Children get wilm's tumors, which can even be congenital. Then there are sarcomatous cancers rare liposarcomas & leomyosarcomas, also neuroblastomas can arise in kidney. Cancers elsewhere in body can metastacise to kidney and present as kidney cancer. ...Read more

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What are the types of hysterectomy in usa?

Different approaches: A hysterectomy can be performed by removing the uterus though an incision in the vagina, or in the abdominal wall, or by minimally invasive techniques in which the robot or a laparoscope is used to separate the uterus from the other tissues and then remove it through the vagina or by morcellation. Hysterectomies can also include or not include the cervix and the tubes & ovaries. ...Read more