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If you are looking for specific information about hysterectomy in Mayfield, 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
| ||Dan LAZARESCU MD.|
Suggestion by Shannon Tousey :
"VERY thorough. Comforting pre and post operative. Exams are made quick and painless. He is very informative and gives the patient the options rather than making the choices himself. After years of...(Read More)
| ||Mickey Mohamed KARRAM MD.|
Suggestion by Louise Drury :
"Dr. Karram is a Urogynecologist in the Cincinnati area. He practices at Good Samaritan Hospital as well as coming to Middletown Regional Hospital in Middletown once or twice a month. MRH is where h...(Read More)
| ||James GUERRIERI MD.|
Suggestion by Karen :
"Dr. Guerrieri had diagnosed my cervical cancer and helped me through all of my treatments. He is a fantastic surgeon. He is a very compassionate caring man. He will actually take the time to sit down...(Read More)
| ||Benjamin WHITE MD.|
Suggestion by Melissa :
"After three years of being told by emergency rooms and doctors that I have cyst or they didn't know what was causing my pain.Someone recommended Dr. White so I figured why not go and see him to see if...(Read More)
| ||Kimberly Ann KRAUS MD.|
Suggestion by Sarrah :
"Dr. Kraus is a patient wonderful women who always takes the time to explain things and be there for her patients. She has been there for two surgeries and all I have been through....(Read More)
| ||Andres G PANGILINAN MD.|
Suggestion by patricia w :
"Dr pangilinan did two of my c sections at montgomery general in montgomery wv.he is one of the best doctors in the world i would recomend him to anyone like i said he is the best...(Read More)
| ||Sharon MICOLS MD.|
Suggestion by TeaJai :
"Sharon is very very direct blunt and upfront. She has a policy: She does not believe in seeing her patients suffer in the name of trying new meds methods and generally making us sicker than we wer...(Read More)
| ||Vicki Lynn MILLER MD.|
Suggestion by Cynthia :
"Dr. Vicki Miller is a wonderful doctor! Not only does she have never-ending energy but she is compassionate and has a great bedside manner. My family even commented on how much they loved her. I...(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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