Posts Tagged ‘ da vinci hysterectomy ’

Could I Have Uterine Fibroids?

Uterine fibroids are common, benign tumors that typically affect women of reproductive age. For each woman who received a diagnosis for fibroids, her case is different from other women. For example, her symptoms, causes, tumor sizes, location, and number of tumors found in the uterus will vary. Ultimately, most women usually have fibroids and aren’t… Read More »


Ovarian Cancer – An Overview

Ovarian cancer is a cancer of the ovaries – the organs that produce eggs. Of the cancers found among women, it accounts for about 3%. However, it accounts for 1/5 of cancer deaths among women. It is possible for women of any age to develop this form of cancer but it is most commonly found… Read More »


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The Mental Aspect of a Hysterectomy

The uterus is closely linked to a woman’s fertility and femininity in many cultures. Its removal, therefore, cannot be viewed as a simple physical process. There are mental and emotional complications that can arise as a result of hysterectomies. These affect not only the patient but the entire family as well. With hundreds of thousands… Read More »


The Benefits Of DaVinci Robot Surgery

There are times when non-invasive procedures and medication cannot relieve the symptoms associated with gynecological problems, and surgery is the only effective form of treatment available. Some of these gynecological conditions include uterine and cervical cancer, uterine prolapse, endometriosis, menorrhagia or excessive bleeding, and uterine fibroids. In the past, when surgeons had to perform a hysterectomy… Read More »


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FDA Approves New Da Vinci Robot Surgery

We at Woodlands OBGYN are huge advocates of the Da Vinci robot for surgery and expertly use it to perform hysterectomies, myomectomies, and many other procedures. Which is why we are excited to hear about the FDA approval of the new Da Vinci X System. Like our current model, this Da Vinci robot conducts minimally… Read More »