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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Munster, 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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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
| ||Howard James MARCUS MD.|
Suggestion by Joan G :
"I would like to recommend my doctor that did my surgery. He is an excellent physican and has a wonderfu and caring nursing staff....(Read More)
| ||Chaw Ping SUN MD.|
Suggestion by LadyBoiler :
"Dr. Sun has been my Gyne since 1985. He has successfully operated on me twice. He performed an LSO in 2003 due to multiple cysts and a TAH & RSO in 2006 due to multiple cysts 2 fibroid tumors and e...(Read More)
| ||Henry Mark ZUNIGA MD.|
Suggestion by Jenna :
"He is a nice doctor! You don't have to wait in his office long and it's fast but he still takes his time! He found out that I had endometriosis! He is not high risk though so I had to go to a differen...(Read More)
| ||Tracy Michele COLLINS MD.|
Suggestion by Theresa P :
"Dr. Collins has been an awe-inspiring doctor. She is extremely thorough and meticulous and places the needs of her patient first. She is always friendly and very diligent when it comes to her work....(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)
| ||Michelle HARRISON MD.|
West Lafayette, IN
Suggestion by Jennifer :
"She is the best doctor I wouldn't trust another person more than her for my woman issues. She helped me bring my 3 beautiful boys in this world she listens and is very honest and open with you. She...(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)
| ||Lisa HENDRIX MD.|
Michigan City, IN
Suggestion by Sarah Biggs :
"She is a terrific doctor and she really takes the time to listen to all of the concerns I have. She is compitent and has a very calming and relaxed way about her. I would recommend her to anyone. S...(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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