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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in LaPorte, IN, this page will provide added resources for your quest. Read on for specific local information about hysterectomy, surgery options, doctors, hospitals, patient testimonies and more from HysterSisters.com members.
What is a hysterectomy?
A hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus, otherwise known as the womb. Rarely is a hysterectomy an emergency surgery. There is usually considerable time to research and explore options for discussions with your personal surgeon.
Read more about hysterectomy.
Most importantly, if you have been told you need a hysterectomy and you have explored the alternative treatments for your diagnosis, there is important information you need to know.
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Your first decision - What type of hysterectomy is best for you?
Different types of hysterectomy are tailored to a specific set of health needs and surgeon skills. With today's advancing technology and experienced surgeons, most women are candidates for minimally invasive surgery. Minimally invasive surgery typically allows for faster recovery and fewer complications. Vaginal hysterectomy, laparoscopic hysterectomy, and robotic hysterectomy are examples of minimally invasive hysterectomy options.
Ask your surgeon: Am I a candidate for minimally invasive hysterectomy? If the answer is no, ask "Why not?". Seek a second opinion of a specialized GYN surgeon for additional surgery options.
Read more about the different hysterectomy types:
da Vinci¨ Hysterectomy
Open Incision - Abdominal Hysterectomy
|Wendy Kinsey CORNING MD.|
Suggestion by Amy :
"WONDERFUL bedside manner!!! This is a person who you feel like you've know forever as soon as you meet her! Dr. Corning provided me excellent care both pre and post op (TVH). She really listened t...(Read More)
| ||Gregory Mark MIELKE MD.|
Suggestion by Kathy :
"Dr. Mielke was suggested to me by my sister. He has delivered 4 of her 5 children! I was having "girly" problems and didn't like the way my GP was addressing them so I went to Dr. Mielke. He is a...(Read More)
| ||Christi Lauren REDMON MD.|
Suggestion by Jennifer :
"Dr. Redmon is a fabulous listener. She takes her time and does not rush through your time with her. She keeps up on the latest and the greatest and informs you of all your options. Her staff is won...(Read More)
| ||Arun JAIN MD.|
Suggestion by asds :
"He is the most kind gentle caring human being I have ever met Everyone loves him and his hands can work miracles during surgeyr we are so lucky he is in Crawfordsville he showed be in the big ci...(Read More)
| ||Jonathan E FRANCES DO.|
Suggestion by Barbie Martin :
"I recommend Dr. Frances to everyone I know! He is so compassionate and really cares about giving his patients the very best care. Over the time from when I first began having problems to after I actua...(Read More)
| ||Donna BLAIR MD.|
Suggestion by Angi Duckwall :
"I have dealt with gynecological difficulties since the age of 14. I have tried all different forms of birth control and medications to try to deal with them. I began seeing Dr. Blair about five year...(Read More)
| ||Mark Gregory LEWIS DO.|
South Bend, IN
Suggestion by Jan H. :
"Dr Lewis has recently stopped delivering babies and only does the GYN part of the practice. He is about 50ish and takes the time to talk to you and more importantly LISTENS to what you have to say a...(Read More)
| ||Sallie HAHN MD.|
Suggestion by Shawna :
"For years I have dealt with female issues including cervical cancer and dysplasia and leading to now excessive bleeding. I have seen doctor after doctor trying to get help and the most anyone would do...(Read More)
HysterSisters Recommends Get a Second Opinion
Get a Second Opinion - ALWAYS!
HysterSisters recommends that you get more than one opinion when your doctor suggests a hysterectomy. You may have a trustful long-standing history with your doctor and feel horrified that we suggest such a thing! This isn't a slap in the face for your personal physician but a smart thing for every patient to do.
Set up an appointment with a different surgeon in a different practice and even perhaps in a different town. Take your records with you but also ask for an exam. Ask if the first recommendation is appropriate. Ask for alternative suggestions.
Get a third opinion. You might find the third suggests an even less invasive solution or an alternative treatment to completely avoid surgery.
The key is for you, the patient, to get all the information you can before you agree to surgery. You cannot change your mind once the surgery is done. There are no money back guarantees if the surgery is not the cure for your problem. Be smart. Do your homework.
Read more about getting a second opinion: Give Me A Second.
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