Exploring your OptionsBook - 2015
In this thoroughly updated edition of Hysterectomy: Exploring Your Options, gynecologists Edward E. Wallach, Esther Eisenberg, Isabel Green, and Stacey A. Scheib describe and explain every aspect of the procedure, including ʺ Symptoms of gynecological disorders that may require uterine fibroid removal or hysterectomyʺ The full range of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging techniques, including MRI-focused ultrasoundʺ Thorough explanations of specific alternative measures that may be used to avoid the need for hysterectomyʺ The various techniques for hysterectomy, including single-incision surgery and robotic hysterectomyʺ How to prepare for surgery and what to expect while in the hospitalʺ Details on the surgery and postoperative recovery, including information about pain medications, when to resume daily activities, how sexual function may be affected, future reproductive possibilities, and the benefits and risks of hormone replacement therapy.
Publisher: Baltimore :, Johns Hopkins University Press,, 2015
Edition: Second edition
Characteristics: xiii, 222 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm