Because you deserve a life without fibroid symptoms. And contrary to popular belief, hysterectomy is not the only way to get there. That’s why we created a woman-focused alternative to hysterectomy and myomectomy for fibroids. It is a minimally invasive, same day procedure to treat fibroid without causing large scarring, injury to the uterus and quicker recovery than a myomectomy or hysterectomy.
It’s the treatment that treats women’s bodies with care.
A Burch colposuspension is a procedure that has remained tried and true for decades as a means to help alleviate leakage of urine from stress incontinence Its modification to laparoscopy and robotic surgery means smaller incisions and quicker recovery. it has become popular again due to the bad press and outcomes related to use of mesh in surgery.
Vaginal wall prolapse is a common occurrence in older women, obese women, women who lift very heavy objects or have born children. A colporrhaphy is surgical procedure used to correct this prolapse and get rid of the bulge and its symptoms. Anterior relates to the top wall of the vagina, posterior is the back wall.
For women who are finished with childbearing, endometrial ablation is a non-hormonal, safe and convenient 5-minute procedure that can effectively reduce bleeding or even eliminate your period entirely.
Fibroids are smooth muscle cell tumors that can grow in a uterus and cause problems. There are multiple options to treat this condition but unfortunately too many women are pushed into a hysterectomy. This guide helps to educate on the different solutions available to a woman with this problem.
So I was recommended by my doctor to have a hysterectomy. What does that mean? What happens during the procedure? Do I need this procedure? Are there alternatives? All too often women are prescribed hysterectomy when they don't need to OR they are not offered a minimally invasive approach. Also knowing the terminology helps to understand what and why its done.
Hysteroscopy is a very useful minimally invasive procedure to investigate the endometrial cavity (inside the uterus) to discover causes for issues such as heavy bleeding or infertility and use as a surgery to fix these found issues. It is same day surgery with only minimal cramping and no incisions.
Urinary incontinence comes if various types and knowing the correct diagnosis helps to guide you to the solution to solve this problem. All too often the wrong treatment is applied only increasing a patient's frustration.
Laparoscopy is a minimally invasive surgery technique that uses small incisions, a camera and specialized instruments to perform a variety of interventions. This approach minimizes scarring, pain and allows for a quicker recovery compared to the traditional open technique or laparotomy.
Laparotomy is a technique of surgery to access the abominal and pelvic cavities. It uses a traditional open incision to allow for access. This approach provides the best view and access BUT causes the most pain and scarring
Novasure is a simple, minimally invasive surgery to reduce or complete stop your heavy menstrual bleeding. It has a high success rate and can effectively treat your heavy bleeding without resorting to a hysterectomy. It is best reserved for women that have completed childbearing.
Removal of the one or both ovaries is called an Oophorectomy. It is a stand alone surgery and NOT part of a hysterectomy. Various serious pathology can occur to warrant their removal but also benign conditions like cysts DO NOT. If a woman is close to menopause, there is more emphasis to consider removing the ovaries. Regardless, there are some implications with hormonal production if this is chosen.
Operative Hysteroscopy is the essence of minimally invasive surgery. It uses an operative camera inserted into the uterine cavity to solve problems located in there without having to resort to a hysterectomy. Beside menstrual cramping pain, it is a quick recovery with NO incisions
Pelvic Organ Prolapse surgery helps to correct anatomical defects or lack of support that can occur in women, especially older women. There are multiple therapies including pessary, pelvic floor therapy and specific surgeries.
Polyps are a common cause for heavy menstrual bleeding, mid-cycle bleeding or bleeding shortly after intercourse. Removing these polyps using a hysteroscope can reduce these bleeding issues without compromising your uterus or fertility
Presacral Neurectomy is another minimally invasive surgical technique to alleviate chronic pelvic pain. It can alleviate severe menstrual cramping pain or dysmenorrhea or used in conjuction with endometriosis surgery.
Transcervical Resection of the Endometrium or TCRE is a way to reduce the entire volume of the endometrial cavity tissue to reduce bleeding or use in conjunction with endometrial ablation to improve success rates.