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I might need a hysterectomy; what are the risks?

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I might need a hysterectomy; what are the risks?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr. Rick, MD replied 1 year ago.

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The risks vary based on your particular situation, why you need the surgery and what type of hysterectomy you are having. Here are some excellent web sites from highly respected sources that should be able to -- in addition to discussions with your surgeon -- give you a very good idea of what to expect:

http://www.mayoclinic.org/types-of-hysterectomy-surgery/img-20007786

http://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/abdominal-hysterectomy/home/ovc-20178788

https://www.nwhn.org/hysterectomy/?gclid=Cj0KEQjwosK4BRCYhsngx4_SybcBEiQAowaCJcp1d0f_gcmiQhhNFGzwIgb0kt-4jyW-bqGw7mbNausaArx38P8HAQ

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
the type of hysterectomy is called..the deVinci hysterectomy.
Expert:  Dr. Rick, MD replied 1 year ago.

That is just another way to do minimally invasive laproscopic surgery.

The risks depend on the experience of your surgeon, your underlying pathology and your co-morbid states.

The best, ***** ***** only place to get a good answer to "what are my surgical risks" is from your surgeon.

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