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    Introduction Abdominal hysterectomy is a surgery to remove your womb (uterus). The womb is the part of your body that holds a growing baby. You may need this procedure if: You have cancer. You have growths (tumors). You have long-term (chronic) pain. You are bleeding. Your womb has slipped down into your vagina. You have a condition in which the tissue that lines the womb grows outside of its normal place. You have an infection in your womb. You have problems with your period. You may also need other reproductive parts removed. This will depend on why you need to have the surgery. What happens before the procedure? Staying hydrated Follow instructions from your doctor about hydration. This may include: Up to 2 hours before the procedure – you may continue to…

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    Surgical removal of the uterus is a Hysterectomy. This is said to be a very common surgery in the US. Removing of the uterus means that the women can no longer become pregnant. There are many different kinds and variations of Hysterectomies. Some are Total, Supracervical (also called partial), and Radical. Some of the variations or salingo-oophorectomy, salpingectomy, and oophorectomy. They kind and type of hysterectomy done will depend on each patient. There is also 3 different ways that the…

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    Nicholson Center have created a robotic curriculum. The support of these two grants provides funding for the effort put forth of those participating in all surgical specialties performing robotic surgeries. As mentioned above the number of robotic cases are increasing having the support of leading surgical societies will implement outcomes of measurement and a proper curriculum for training and certification. We are still in the development stages of this emerging technology and there is a lot…

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    My first case was a 45-year-old women who presented to the WSC for an abdominal hysterectomy and a cysto-stent placement to be done by Dr. Obritsch, MD. She consented to receiving general anesthesia and had an 18-gauge IV placed into her right hand. She was accompanied by her husband until she was taken into the surgical room. The second case was a 46-year-old women who was to have a vaginal hysterectomy completed by Dr. Hutchens, MD. She opted for the spinal anesthesia versus the general…

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    how I would raise 2 girls without my wife. After the epidural wore off and my wife came around, we had healthy little girl. We have talked about this life event and my wife explains that she was at piece and knew that she would be in good hands if this was what God had planned for her. Needless to say, every September 28th I am a wreck on what it supposed to be a day of celebration. About 2 months after Quinnlan was born, my wife was diagnosis with Cervical Cancer. The test indicated that she…

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    A hysterectomy is a surgical procedure in which either all or part of the uterus and vaginal tract are removed. An average of 600,000 hysterectomies are performed in the united states each year (National Women’s Health Network, 2016). For women who are infertile, develop cancer, or have traumatic damage, a hysterectomy is generally required to ensure the prolonged safety of the individual. This practice leaves these women with two choices when it comes to having children; they can either adopt a…

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    Two years! Two years of hearing the word “no” and the phrase “you’re too young.” Two years I suffered in pain. Two years of countless doctors and tests. Two years of no answers. Even worse, was knowing everyone was second-guessing if I was actually in pain. This all ended in early 2016 when one doctor finally understood what was wrong. The same illusionary question every other doctor said “no” to. This is my endometriosis story. It was a beautiful day in 2014. Life was great. I was with all my…

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    b. Procedure: As far as procedures of hysterectomy are concerned, there are two common approaches used by surgeons, these two approaches are; Abdominal hysterectomy (Open surgery approach) and MIP hysterectomy. [3] Abdominal hysterectomy is an open surgery approach. In this surgery, the surgeon cuts a 5 to 7 inch cut in the belly region and removes uterus or the part of uterus through that cut. The cut is later on sealed. MIP hysterectomy is a Minimal Invasive Procedure (MIP). MIP hysterectomy…

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    The medical removal of a fallopian tube and an ovary is called a unilateral oophorectomy. A bilateral oophorectomy is the process of removing both sets of fallopian tubes and ovaries. The way that an oophorectomy was performed began to change, in the 1990s. The risk in women who have no family past of the disease is less than 1%. Removing the ovaries increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and speeds up osteoporosis unless a woman starts taking a prescribed hormone replacements. Of all…

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    Emergency Hysterectomy

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    Allie, my little sister, is now 10 years old, but I'll never forget the night of her birth on Saturday, September 8th, 2007. I was just nine years old at the time, but that evening, I was first exposed to the power of medicine and deeply touched by the actions of healthcare professionals. Following the birth of my sister, my mom had a life-threatening bleeding condition and her life was hanging in the balance if actions were not taken immediately. Her doctors had diagnosed her with disseminated…

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