When you’re considering a hysterectomy, it’s imperative to know that your doctor has exhausted every other treatment, and that you can make the best decision because they fully explained all of your options. That’s the type of exceptional care you receive from the doctors at The Ob-Gyn Center in Las Vegas. Their approach is personal, they’re concerned about the best solution for your health, and they take the time to guide your decisions about surgery. To learn more about hysterectomies, call the office or use the online booking feature to schedule an appointment.
When you have gynecologic cancer, a hysterectomy is usually the first line of treatment. For noncancerous conditions, hysterectomies are the last option, considered after all other treatments have been tried.
Gynecologic conditions that may be treated with a hysterectomy include:
All the conditions in this list are known for causing pelvic pain.
Your doctor at The Ob-Gyn Center may recommend one of three types of hysterectomies, depending on the condition being treated:
Your ovaries and fallopian tubes may also be removed during any type of hysterectomy.
Minimally invasive surgery is performed using a few very small incisions. The surgical tools, including a laparoscope, are contained in long, narrow tubes that fit through the incisions.
As the camera in the laparoscope sends a magnified view of the surgical site to a monitor, your doctor performs surgery by viewing the image and manipulating the surgical tools from outside your body.
Robotic surgery is the same procedure with one big difference: Your doctor at The Ob-Gyn Center uses the advanced da Vinci® Surgical System to perform your hysterectomy.
The da Vinci’s robotic arms hold the surgical instruments, which are controlled by the sensitive hand and fingertip sensors placed on your doctor’s hands. The robotic arms can perform micromovements with a range of motion that exceeds human hands, which enhances surgical precision.
Minimally invasive procedures cause less trauma compared to open surgery. As a result, you have:
If you’re faced with needing a hysterectomy, call The Ob-Gyn Center or book an appointment online. The doctors can talk about your options and help you make the best decision.