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What are the advantages of a robotic hysterectomy?

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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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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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 the risks of a hysterectomy?

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What are the risks of a hysterectomy?

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?

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 disadvantages of robotic surgery?

Robotic surgery: This is new technology and many surgeons are not properly trained. Experience is the key with surgery, even with robotics ! ...Read more

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What are the benefits of getting a partial hysterectomy?

What are the benefits of getting a partial hysterectomy?

Natural menopause.: Leaving the ovaries is often referred to as a partial hysterectomy. If your ovaries are removed then you will be post menopausal immediately and could have symptoms. If you already have menopause symptoms, have a FH of ovarian cancer or certain other problems then I would consider removing your ovaries. Discuss pros and cons with your doctor. Either way have tubes removed to reduce your risk. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of robotic surgery?

What are the benefits of robotic surgery?

More precision: With robotic surgery, the surgeon can use natural wrist and hand motions which are exactly replicated inside the patient with the robotic instruments. Visualization is improved with magnification and depth perception. This improved precision results in less blood loss, less tissue trauma, less pain, and better recovery for patients. ...Read more

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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 disadvantages and advantages to having a hysterectomy?

Depends: If there is a medical reason for the hysterectomy then it should be done in the safest and least invasive way. If you are bleeding and anemic then it will stop your bleeding once and for all. Most women who have hysterectomy for bleeding are very happy after they are all healed up. ...Read more

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Having a complete robotic hysterectomy done, what are the risks?

Having a complete robotic hysterectomy done, what are the risks?

See below: Your doctor should discuss these risks, but they include bleeding, infection, and damage to the bowel, bladder and ureters. ...Read more

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What are risks of a laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy?

What are risks of a laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy?

Same as any surgery: The risks include bleeding, infection, damage to bowel bladder and adjacent organs, pain , postoperative bleeding, failure to cure pain, scar formation, need for additional surgery. In the case of the lavh - there would be the risk of needing open abdominal surgery as well. ...Read more

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of undergoing a tonsilectomy?

What are the advantages and disadvantages of undergoing a tonsilectomy?

Indications: The concept of advantages and disadvantages is a difficult concept. When a tonsillectomy is truly indicated, as has been noted many times in health tap, the major outcome is, you will never have another episode of acute tonsillitis and you will breathe better. There is no disadvantage as your immune system will be normal. The major symptom that you will have is severe pain for about 10 days. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of having a uterine fibroid embolization?

What are the pros and cons of having a uterine fibroid embolization?

More good than bad.: Con: you still have a uterus. Therefore there is a small recurrence rate. Pros: Shorter recovery time No surgical incisions Highly effective when there is good patient selection Less complications Keep your uterus ...Read more

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What are the effects of a hysterectomy?

What are the effects of a hysterectomy?

Stop bleeding: If you have a hysterectomy and your doctor removes your uterus and cervix, you will definitely stop having periods. Depending on your situation, ovaries are usually left in in a 37 year old. If there is cancer, that is a different situation. Hysterectomies can be done through an open incision or "minimally invasively" with a robot. The main factor is often size. ...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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What are the disadvantages of getting a labiaplasty?

What are the disadvantages of getting a labiaplasty?

LessPain Labiaplasty: About 6 months ago, i would have told you that the biggest drawback was the 2-3 days of pain and that you wouldn't want to sit down during that time. Now, here in miami we are doing lesspain labiaplasty and patients have zero pain for 3 days postop. So now that pain is not a concern, the only real disadvantage is no vaginal sex for several weeks postop. *** www.Arthurmd.Com *** miami, fl ***. ...Read more

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What are the drawbacks of getting a mastopexy surgery?

What are the drawbacks of getting a mastopexy surgery?

Scarring: Scarring, both on the surface skin and in the breast tissue itself, adn sometime cause difficulties. There are more often calcifications seen on subsequent mammograms, leading to diagnostic procedures and questions years later. Short term healing and scarring problems often occur, and should be discussed with a surgeon before surgery is done. ...Read more

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of TURP versus laser surgery for bph?

What are the advantages and disadvantages of TURP versus laser surgery for bph?

Too long: It is not possible in 400 characters to list all the pros & cons of TURP and HoLEP(holium laser enucleation of the prostate).The end result is about the same.What is more important is which one the surgeon is more experienced in.I am sure this is not for you since you are only 31. ...Read more

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of a female circumcision?

What are the advantages and disadvantages of a female circumcision?

NO ADVANTAGES - WHO: No health benefits, only harm fgm has no health benefits, and it harms girls and women in many ways. It involves removing and damaging healthy and normal female genital tissue, and interferes with the natural functions of girls' and women's bodies. Immediate complications can include severe pain, shock, haemorrhage (bleeding), tetanus or sepsis (bacterial infection), urine retention, open sores. ...Read more

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