- By Cathy Warden
- Published 08/23/2012
Hysterectomy is a surgical procedure to treat various gynecological conditions such as uterine fibroids, endometriosis, uterine prolapse and different other types of uterine diseases. Though initially not much variety could be seen in these procedures, but over the time as medical science is advancing rapidly, more and more varied procedures are getting introduced to cure similar complications.
Different Procedures of Hysterectomy
Few years back also most of the women preferred to opt for total hysterectomy. In this procedure, uterus, cervix and fundus used to get removed completely, whereas in the partial hysterectomy, surgeons use to leave the cervical stump. On the other hand, there is another type, named radical hysterectomy. This procedure is exclusively meant for treating different gynecological cancers and through this surgery uterus, cervix and fallopian tube, ovaries or pelvic lymph nodes get removed. The removal of these body organs get determined on the basis of the spreading areas of the gynecologist cancer.
Apart from all these, there is another term called “abdominal hysterectomy”. The reason behind this is the big incision in the abdomen. It allows the surgeons to get a clear view of the inner part of the abdomen and thus ultimately this process makes it easier to remove the uterus along with other affected reproductive organs. There will be nothing wrong to say that the abdominal hysterectomy provides the surgeons with greater clarity and applying their surgical instruments and experience they succeed in the process.
About Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
However, while discussing about all these procedures, laparoscopic hysterectomy is also worth a mention. In this process laparoscope (thin, lighted telescope-like instrument) gets inserted and the entire process is executed through a number of small incisions. In this Royal Palm Beach laparoscopic hysterectomy laparoscope acts like a video camera and helps the surgeon in the removal of female reproductive organs.
Since in hysterectomy, useful female body parts get removed, it is always better to tackle the problems by taking medicine. Hysterectomy is most of the time advised after failure of all the other treatment options. However, if you experience continuous bleeding and vaginal pain, without taking risk it is better to undergo this surgery. But like other surgeries, hysterectomy has also several risks. So, before finally taking the decision of undergoing surgery, you need to talk to your surgeon in details. He will definitely clear out all your doubts and so you can get mentally prepared to remove some of your body organs.
Though there are several side effects of this operation, but among them one is the early menopause. If your ovaries get removed, this problem will take place and thus it will lead to hormonal changes. Some other complications that may arise form this problem is the infection as for instance allergic infections due to medication or formation of blood clots. The later effect caused mainly due to anesthesia.
To know more about West Palm Beach laparoscopic hysterectomy, keep reading our web contents or browse some websites that deal with these surgical procedures in details.
Author Bio: Cathy Warden is a fitness trainer and an instructor. He used to run a fitness training center in Massachusetts a year back, but now he is working as a nutritionist at a reputed firm. He specializes on gynecology, alternative medicines, dietary supplements and oral hygiene. Justin has also been writing on obstetrics and gynecology West Palm Beach for some online publications. He suggests you to visit Comprehensive OB-GYN, in case you take interest on gynecological treatments.