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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Fairfield, OH, 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
| ||Kimberly Ann BONAR MD.|
Suggestion by Tamika :
"dr bonar is nice polite and understanding and when you need emergency appointments she is able to help you get in as soon as possible. She always make you feel comfortable no matter the situation....(Read More)
| ||Linda Clemmons EVANS MD.|
Suggestion by Kimberly :
"Dr Evans recently performed my total abdominal hysterectomy. I fully expected to have a rough time after surgery etc but thanks to her excellent skills and abilities not only have I recovered quickl...(Read More)
| ||Dalibor HRADEK MD.|
Suggestion by Christen Ward :
"I recommend this doctor for almost any women's help issues. He is extremely thorough and caring. He always makes sure you are comfortable and is addressing all issues you may be having. Dr. Hradek...(Read More)
| ||Edward Myron SCILEPPI MD.|
Suggestion by endo_chic :
"This is the doctor that performed my hysterectomy in 2001. He worked very closely with my hubby & I to ensure that we were make the best decision for my life and our relationship. I highly recommend t...(Read More)
| ||Kent Edward BISHOP MD.|
Suggestion by Lisa :
"I have been going to Dr.Bishop since I first started seeing a Gyn. I'm also one of his "originals" he is the BEST very understanding and considerate. We have been through alot I wouldn't trade him...(Read More)
| ||Sharon Ann SUTHERLAND MD.|
Suggestion by Marla :
"Dr. Sutherland is very thorough professional kind and gentle. She explains everything envolved. She held my hand until the anesthesia took control as I was very anxious. I highly recommend her....(Read More)
| ||Barbara RHOADS MD.|
Suggestion by TLynn36 :
"Dr. Rhoads is truly a wonderful OBGYN. She is very patient and understanding of her patients' needs. Her demeanor and bed side manner are very comforting. I am a 36 year old mother of 3 that suffere...(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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