Alternatives-to-Hysterectomy

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Unformatted text preview: Alternatives to Hysterectomy Duncan Turner MD, MBBS, FACOG, October 28th 1998 Santa Barbara,California HYSTERECTOMY 600,000 per year in USA 35% chance by 60 Traditional Surgery 3 days in hospital 6 weeks of recovery Total Cost: $15,000 + loss of productivity TOPICS Alternatives to Hysterectomy Alternatives to Traditional Hysterectomy Why? New Treatments New Surgeries You Have A Choice Definitions Hysterectomy Removal of Uterus, With/Without Ovaries Subtotal Hysterectomy Removal of Uterus Without Cervix, With/Without Ovaries Approaches Abdominal (Laparotomy) Vaginal Endoscopic (Laparoscopic) The Uterus Definitions Endoscopy: Looking through a narrow tube Types of Endoscopy Hysteroscopy - into uterus via vagina Laparoscopy - into the abdomen Cystoscopy - into bladder Others Cost of laparotomy $5,000 - $15,000 3 Days in Hospital Significant Pain 6 Weeks of Recovery Cost of laparoscopy $4,000 - $15,000 Outpatient or Inpatient 3 Hours to 2 Days in Hospital 3 Days to 3 Weeks Recovery Cost of hysteroscopy $2000 Outpatient <3 Hours in Surgery Center 1-2 Days of Recovery The Conditions Abnormal Uterine bleeding Fibroids Endometriosis Prolapse Chronic Pelvic Pain Cancer and Precancerous Conditions ABNORMAL UTERINE BLEEDING Prolonged, Irregular or Heavy Bleeding 30% of Hysterectomies 200,000 a Year Causes of A.U.B.Causes of A....
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