... What is the different between laparatomy and laparascopy (1 replies)
... Hi Debbie,
The wont know if you have adheasions or how much until he does surgery. IF theres too much from the c-cections he will have to convert to the laparatomy. Hopefully he will be able to do it with the laparoscopy.
Did you have a choice to leave the uterus? I would ask him if you will have to use hrt to have a bleed and what if your not able to depending on... (1 replies)
... I am 37yrs old and scheduled for surgery in a couple of weeks - I have an ovarian mass and complex cyst on my left and another cyst on the right - right now i'm scheduled for a bilateral salpingo oopherectomy - and there's always the possible hysterectomy the surgeon said he will try to do it via laparoscopy but depending how tricky the surgery is or what they find it might... (1 replies)
... Could be a big difference. Technically all abdominal surgery starts as a laparotomy which in simple terms is just the first incision into the abdominal area. Laparoscopy is actually a surgery using special instruments like a mini-camera to view internal organs. (1 replies)
... Abby and KKPP,
I'm finally back on the boards post op, which I wasnt up to coming back sooner till today.
I was relieved to see an updated response to your initial post and would like to reply to you about what the dr told you about " don't use it, you lose it"
this is true for sure.
they have a device that's inserted into the vagina to keep it elasticized and is used... (13 replies)
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