VaginalHysterectomy - MarleneSosa,LI,Unit4...

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Marlene Sosa, LI, Unit 4 Vaginal Hysterectomy Types of Hysterectomy: Partial : Removal of superior part of the Uterus Total : Removal of the whole Uterus and Cervix Radical : Removal of Uterus, Cervix, Upper part of Vagina, Fallopian tubes and Ovaries Hysterectomy may be recommended for:     * Tumors in the uterus, like uterine fibroids     * Cancer of the uterus, most often endometrial cancer
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       * Cancer of the cervix or a precancerous condition of the cervix called cervical  dysplasia     * Cancer of the ovary     * Endometriosis, when your pain is severe and other treatments have not helped     * Severe, long-term (chronic) vaginal bleeding that cannot be controlled by medicines     * Prolapse of the uterus. A prolapsed uterus slips down into the vagina.      * Adenomyosis. (This condition occurs when the tissue that lines the uterus grows  inside the    walls of the uterus.)     * Chronic pelvic pain     * Complications during childbirth, like bleeding that cannot be controlled     * Fibroids Recovery time:     * Abdominal hysterectomy:  4-6 weeks.     * Vaginal hysterectomy: 3-4 weeks. Estrogen replacement therapy: If the ovaries are removed (radical hysterectomy) and the patient has not gone through  menopause yet, this surgery will cause menopause.  The patient can be recommended  estrogen replacement therapy. Risks:
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