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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Nashua, NH, 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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|St. Joseph Hospital & Trauma Center
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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
| ||Cynthia Ann RASMUSSEN MD.|
Suggestion by LKR :
"I have found this GYN to have good bedside manner expertise and she is also very very thorough. So far having recently had surgery by her and another assisting doc. I am impressed and would reco...(Read More)
| ||Mary Jo MONTANARELLA MD.|
Suggestion by Susanne :
"I first went to Dr. Montanarella for a second opinion and she correctly diagnosed me and scheduled for surgery soon after. She is professional witty and a gifted surgeon....(Read More)
| ||Janet DUKE MD.|
Melbourne Australia, NH
Suggestion by Susan Kelly :
"This is a recommendation for women in Melbourne Australia. Janet is the most caring kind doctor. When I was advised to have a hysterectomy she explained everything in detail both to me and my hu...(Read More)
| ||Richard Scott SALCHUNAS MD.|
Suggestion by LDF :
"Dr. Salchunas is not my regular OBGYN but is part of the practice with Dr. Stevenson who is my MD. Dr. Salchunas was on call the day I went into labor with my third daughter. He was calm compassi...(Read More)
| ||Colleen Marie BARBER MD.|
Suggestion by Kim :
"She is the best OB/GYN I have ever had. I highly recommend her. She delivered my granddaughter and was excellent. She really cares about her patients and their care. She is going to be doing my hys...(Read More)
| ||Polyxeni Scoville ROUNDS MD.|
Suggestion by Barbara :
"Dr. Rounds is a first rate diagnostician and clinician. She did my hysterectomy for a large uterine fibroid and was absolutely marvelous. Her surgical skills saved me from a transabdominal incision. H...(Read More)
| ||Jack A FARACI MD.|
Suggestion by Madeline A :
"I highly recommend Dr. Faraci. He performed my TAH in February of this year as well as a thermal ablation about 4 years ago. I appreciated the fact that he was very open to discussing alternative trea...(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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