Category Archives: Gynecological Surgery and Procedures

Your laparoscopic hysterectomy recovery timeline

If your doctor has recommended a minimally-invasive laparoscopic hysterectomy, you probably have a few questions about the procedure, especially about what to expect during and after your surgery. During a laparoscopic hysterectomy, a surgeon removes the uterus and cervix through several small incisions in the abdomen. The fallopian tubes and ovaries may or may not […]

What are the different types of laparoscopic hysterectomy?

According to the National Women’s Health Network, approximately 20 million American women have had a hysterectomy. Rather than the total abdominal hysterectomy (TAH), more doctors are turning to the less invasive option of laparoscopic surgery for their hysterectomy patients. There are three different types of laparoscopic hysterectomy that may be used as treatment options for […]

What is the cost of a laparoscopic hysterectomy?

The average cost of a laparoscopic hysterectomy in the United States is $19,450, though prices can range from $11,550 to $27,325. One factor that can significantly affect the cost of your surgery is whether you have the procedure performed in an inpatient facility, like a hospital, or an outpatient surgery center. Outpatient centers are just […]

What is a laparoscopic hysterectomy?

A laparoscopic hysterectomy is a procedure to remove all or part of the uterus. The surgery is an option for patients with conditions that cause uterine pain or bleeding—such as fibroids, endometriosis, or certain types of cancer. In a laparoscopic hysterectomy, a surgeon makes several small incisions in the abdomen and operates with the aid […]