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Here are the top ten articles for the Gynecology Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Hysterectomy Procedure
Every woman knows someone has undergone a hysterectomy but I’ll gamble that most of them were unclear on exactly what was done. In fact, most people tend to be quite unclear on what is done during many surgical procedures. This article will describe a hysterectomy procedure.
2. Indications for Hysterectomy
Until recently hysterectomy was the procedure of choice to manage abnormal uterine bleeding and even performed routinely in women who had completed their childbearing. Now there are many alternatives to address these problems and needs. This article will review the indications for a hysterectomy.
3. What is a Hysterectomy?
Hysterectomy is the most commonly performed major surgical procedure in the non-pregnant woman. Exactly what is done during hysterectomy and what are the consequences? This article will review this commonly discussed but less understood surgical procedure.
4. Laparoscopy in Gynecology
Laparoscopy is the term that refers to minimally invasive surgery of the abdomen and pelvis and this article will review the details of this procedure when used in gynecology
5. Risks of Laparoscopy
Laparoscopy is a method by which abdominal surgery is performed through small openings. More complex procedures can also be performed via this route but this takes a much higher skill level. This article will review the more common complications and aftereffects of laparoscopy.
6. Hot Flashes
“Hot flash” is the term used to describe the sudden onset of warmth or heat, which starts in the chest and spreads to the neck and face. Sweating, redness, palpitations and anxiety usually accompany this symptom. Read this article to learn more about this menopausal problem.
7. Understanding Endometrial Cancer
Endometrial Cancer is a malignancy of the lining of the uterus. It is the most commonly diagnosed cancer of the female genital tract in developed countries. Read this article to learn about signs and symptoms of this cancer.
8. Gynecologic Surgery- Alternatives
Your doctor just recommended surgery but is it the right decision for you? You understand the problem and are certain that treatment is necessary but unclear if surgery is the answer. Read this article to learn about alternatives to surgery.
9. Beating Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal Cancer is a leading cause of death in both women and men. Over the past decades, an increased understanding of its development and treatment has lead to improved prevention, early diagnosis and survival. Read this article to learn how you can beat this devastating malignancy.
10. Understanding Postsurgical Care
Your surgery is over now what should you expect? Well, this question should be asked before you undergo surgery, ideally during an outpatient visit even before you sign the surgical consent. Read this article to find out what you need to know before surgery.
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