A hysterectomy is the removal of the uterus through surgical means. It has been historically indicated when the uterus is cancerous, contains fibroids, causes bleeding, is prolapsed or has moved from its usual position, or otherwise causes severe health concerns for the woman. While this procedure has been traditionally invasive and required a long recovery time, new advancements in medical technology allow for a woman to enjoy less invasive procedures to accomplish a successful surgery. The doctors at Centennial OBGYN are up to date with the most medically advanced surgical procedures including robotic laparoscopic surgery to ensure that the patient is able to receive the highest degree of care.
Laparoscopic surgery is a minimally invasive surgical technique performed with specially designed instruments through small incisions in the body. A laparoscope is a narrow tube with a video camera connected to the end. When inserted through a small incision, the camera sends a live video stream to a monitor so the doctor is able to see inside of the body and able to monitor any procedures needed. The entire procedure is performed inside the body without the risks associated with traditional open surgery. As the patient recovers, there is typically less pain, discomfort, scarring, and a quicker return to normal daily activities. The doctors at Centennial OBGYN strive to take the patient from a place of surgical necessity to return them to functioning with the least pain and discomfort possible.
While each woman’s recovery will look different, there are common recovery patterns that can be generally expected. A woman may usually return to work after a week of at-home recovery. Follow-up visits with the doctor will allow the woman to track her recovery as well as determine what additional activities she may engage in. Sometimes the ovaries will be removed as well as the uterus, and menopause will begin. The woman may wish to start hormonal replacement therapy to reduce the symptoms of menopause.
Centennial OBGYN, PA accepts most major insurance. If you have any questions about your eligibility or coverage, please call our office. We are happy to help you!
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