Hospital Procedures

Cesarean Section

May 11, 2015   |   Hospital Procedures

Cesarean Section

For a long time the most common method of birth was having a vaginal birth, but sometimes it isn't possible for babies to be born through the mother's vagina. In such cases, a cesarean delivery may be performed. Cesarean birth is the birth of a baby through surgical incisions (cuts) made in the abdomen and uterus. Some of the most common…

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Hysteroscopy

May 8, 2015   |   In-Office Procedures, Hospital Procedures

A Hysteroscopy is a technique that is used to look inside the uterus. A hysteroscope is a thin, telescope-like device that is placed into the uterus through the vagina and cervix that helps the doctor diagnose or treat a uterine problem. One of the most common uses for hysteroscopy is to find the cause of abnormal uterine bleeding. This i…

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Traditional Hysterectomy

May 8, 2015   |   Hospital Procedures

A Hysterectomy is a way of treating problems that affect the uterus. It can help cure various conditions, but because it is a major surgery you may want to explore other options first. If other treatments have been unsuccessful your Doctor at the Women's Clinic may discuss why having a hysterectomy may be the best choice. Some reasons f…

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Laparoscopic Hysterectomy

May 8, 2015   |   Hospital Procedures

Laparoscopically Assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH) is a special form of hysterectomy. LAVH patients report less pain, a shorter hospital stay and a quicker recovery than after an abdominal hysterectomy. During a LAVH your doctor will make a small cut in the abdomen through which the scope will be inserted. It brings light into the…

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Endometrial Ablation

May 8, 2015   |   In-Office Procedures, Hospital Procedures

Heavy bleeding, that interferes with quality of life, is a problem that afflicts many women. The first course of treatment is usually medicine. But, if medication does not have the desired effect, Endometrial Ablation is a procedure that can provide relief from heavy menstrual bleeding in some women. You are not a candidate for this proce…

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Dilation and Curettage (D&C)

April 17, 2015   |   In-Office Procedures, Hospital Procedures

One of the procedures that the Doctors of the Women's Clinic use to treat our patients is called dilation and curettage, often referred to as a D&C, is a procedure used to diagnose or treat many conditions that cause abnormal bleeding from the uterus. It also can be used to help detect cancer of the uterus. Dilation means to stretch t…

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Da Vinci Robotic Hysterectomy

April 17, 2015   |   Hospital Procedures

Da Vinci Robotic HysterectomyWhen medication and other treatments cannot relieve your symptoms, hysterectomy is often recommended. It can provide a more effective, definitive and long-term solution for conditions like excessive menstrual bleeding. One in three women in the United States will have a hysterectomy before turning 60.A traditi…

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