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Get back to normal activities faster.

Having a hysterectomy doesn't have to hold you back. Ask your Gynecologist how a less-invasive procedure called LSH or TLH can:

Shorten your hospital stay
Speed up your recovery
Maintain pelvic support
Reduce pain & scarring

Call Women's Medical Center and make an appointment
with Dr. Al Saleh to discuss this minimally-invasive procedure.|


Minimally-Invasive Hysterectomy

Not all Gynecologists are trained to perform Laparoscopic Hysterectomy, but Women's Medical Center offers this less-invasive option.

Unlike in your mother's day, you now have several different procedure options when it comes to your decision to have a hysterectomy. Today's hysterectomy choices include innovative, minimally-invasive procedures that can be modified by your doctor to address the treatment and relief of your symptoms.

These new advanced surgical techniques reduce the pain and minimize the scarring from surgery, typically require only one day in the hospital, and get you back to your normal routine in less than a week on average.


Less Time in the Hospital
Minimally-invasive procedures require less time in the hospital compared to abdominal hysterectomy. Most patients can expect to go home the same day as surgery, where abdominal hysterectomy requires three to six days in the hospital.

Quicker Recovery
With minimally-invasive surgery, most patients return to normal activity within one week. Abdominal hysterectomy patients can expect six weeks or more to recover.

Less Pain & Scarring
Minimally-invasive procedures also only require a few small incisions, which means less postoperative pain compaired to abdominal hysterctomy. The smaller incisions also result in less scarring on the abdomen.

Laparoscopic Supracervical Hysterectomy (LSH)
LSH is a minimally-invasive procedure where three to five tiny incisions are made in the abdomen into which laparoscope and surgical instruments are inserted. The uterus is removed through these small incisions and the fallopian tubes and/or ovaries may or may not be removed. In this procedure, the cervix is left intact.

Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy (TLH)

TLH is another minimally-invasive option that is similar to the LSH procedure. The main difference is the cervix is removed with the uterus. The fallopian tubes and/or ovaries may or may not be removed.

The procedure used depends on your medical diagnosis. Ask your physician about your options.

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