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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Fremont, NE, 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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Fremont NE 68025
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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
| ||Todd Alan PANKRATZ MD.|
Suggestion by DOpfer :
"Dr. Pankratz is an excellent surgeon. He was very knowledgeable about my condition. His bedside manner is very gentle. He was also very good at communicating with family members and keeping them updat...(Read More)
| ||James Joseph MALY MD.|
Suggestion by Sheila Yates-Vuu :
"Dr. Maly is an excellent doctor professional and he is very kind understanding and trustworthy. Dr. Maly has been my doctor since 1988. He delivered my children and also I just recently had a hys...(Read More)
| ||Terrence James KOLBECK MD.|
Suggestion by Mandy :
"Dr. Kolbeck delivered my daughter 7 years ago with no complications after having many complications with my son. He was suggested as a high risk doctor from my family doctor. He is now doing my LAVH...(Read More)
| ||Stephen Gene SWANSON MD.|
Suggestion by Jody M :
"My husband & I recommend Dr. Swanson because he has a wonderful bedside manner & a good sense of humor and is very knowledgeable in his field!...(Read More)
| ||Allison Harris PHILLIPS MD.|
Suggestion by Nikki :
"Dr. Phillips is a wonderful caring physician. She will explain all procedures and testing to make sure you understand anything she is going to do. She is a kind and compassionate physician that listen...(Read More)
| ||Carolyn Maud DOHERTY MD.|
Suggestion by Robert Martin :
"My wife and I have been unable thus far to conceive. We are not complaining about the "extra practice" but Dr. Doherty was highly recommended to us and she is absolutely a straight shooter. She is...(Read More)
| ||Eric SCHULTE DO.|
Suggestion by C.C. :
"Fantastic YOUNG doctor that you don't have to worry about retiring on you. Very personable!!! Up to date on latest treatments including laparoscopic procedures....(Read More)
| ||Sylvia Joy ZIEGENBEIN MD.|
Suggestion by Tracie D :
"Dr. Z recently did my hysterectomy along with several other repairs. She had a great bedside manner takes her time to reassure me and she explained everything about my surgery. She didn't make me fee...(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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