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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Muncie, 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.
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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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|Ball Memorial Hospital
2401 W University Ave
Muncie IN 47303
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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
| ||Peter Michael VOSS MD.|
Suggestion by Ann :
"Referred to "Dr. Pete" as the 'best in town' for my hysterectomy. He was very thorough in his consultation not hurried and explained everything like he was teaching a detailed course in reproduction...(Read More)
|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)
| ||Karen Lee GALLAGHER MD.|
Suggestion by carrie :
"Dr. Gallagher delivered my son by c-section and did a great job! she now is helping me to recover from a hysterectomy and has gone above and beyond to find me help. she is truly a rare find with her...(Read More)
| ||David KILEY MD.|
Suggestion by grateful patient :
"After enduring 4 gynecological surgeries within 5 months under the care of another gynecologist I was referred to Dr. David Kiley by a friend who is also a physician. My medical history is very comp...(Read More)
| ||Michael Jay STOWELL MD.|
Suggestion by rach1978 :
"I recommend Dr. Stowell to anyone needing a good OB/GYN. Dr. Stowell helped me when my usual OB/GYN did nothing to help me. I had a D&C and 2 months after I began bleeding profusely. My Doctor didn't...(Read More)
| ||Nicole S PERRY MD.|
Suggestion by Libby B :
"I have been with Dr. Nicole Perry over the last 10 years. She is caring and compassionate with her patients. She listens. She is also knowledgable about her field practice....(Read More)
| ||Robert RICHEY MD.|
Suggestion by Debbie Peterson :
"I first met Bob Richey when I was 14 and was having horrible pain in my lower abdomen. My Mom ended up taking me to the hospital because our family doctor thought I had an appendisitis. I spent 3 da...(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.
The internet's premier woman-to-woman support site for hysterectomy information, support and recovery, Hyster Sisters: is truly a labor of love culling the combined wisdom of thousands of Hyster Sisters around the world who have faced hysterectomy firsthand, before hysterectomy, after hysterectomy, treatment options, surgical procedures, hormonal issues and a step-by-step guide through the weeks before and after surgery.
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