Hysterectomy: What Happens with Your Body?

Hysterectomy: What Happens with Your Body?

Each year, more than 600,000 women in this country undergo a hysterectomy. This is the second among most commonly performed surgeries in the United States. One-fourth of the female population will have this procedure before they turn 60 years of age. The majority of...
Myomectomy: Before and After the Procedure

Myomectomy: Before and After the Procedure

Myomectomy is a surgical procedure in which fibroid (benign or non-cancerous tumors) is removed. Gynecologists use it to treat uterine fibroids.  This procedure allows a woman to keep her uterus and have children later. The procedure may involve...
Sacrocolpopexy Overview: Procedure, Risks, and Proper Care

Sacrocolpopexy Overview: Procedure, Risks, and Proper Care

Medically, a prolapse means ‘falling out of place’. It’s most commonly linked to organs in the female pelvic region. A prolapse occurs when organs shift or drop down out of the natural anatomical position. Moderate to severe cases happen when an...

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