Laparoscopic hysterectomy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure to remove the uterus and cervix with or without the ovaries. A small incision is made in the navel through which a tiny camera is inserted.

Heavy menstrual bleeding (Menorrhagia) – Diagnosis & Treatment

Heavy menstrual bleeding (previously called Menorrhagia) is a condition where a woman can have heavier than normal bleeding or the duration of her periods can be longer than normal. It is very rare that a woman becomes anemic but feeling tired, getting dehydrated are common symptoms of heavy menstrual bleeding. To read more on heavy menstrual bleeding and its causes, please visit our article ‘Heavy menstrual bleeding (Menorrhagia) – causes’.

Treatment of Fibroids – Is hysterectomy an ultimate option?

Treatment of Fibroids – Is hysterectomy an ultimate option?

Myomectomy procedure involves removal of fibroids. Once the fibroids are removed, they won’t grow back but there is a possibility of fibroids growing in different region.  Myomectomy gets rid of the symptoms in about 90% of women. 33% of women who undergo Myomectomy will need another surgery, typically in next 5 years as the fibroids return, in different places.  Hysterectomy is a procedure where the uterus is removed, giving no possibility of fibroids re-growth.

FAQs on General gynecology by Dr. Deepa Ganesh

FAQs on Laparoscopic Treatment

FAQs on Laparoscopic Treatment What preparations will be needed prior to a laparoscopic surgery? Any investigations or consultations arranged at the preoperative consultation should have been completed, to make sure there are no medical conditions that may cause a problem during the surgery. Patients should not eat or drink anything after midnight on the night…