For most gynecologic conditions, Dr. Salom and Dr. Tangir will recommend nonsurgical options before resorting to surgery. If your condition can’t be treated without surgery, doesn’t respond to nonsurgical options, or interferes with quality of life, then surgery might be the most appropriate option for you. Surgery can treat or provide relief for a variety of conditions, including:
A hysterectomy is a surgical procedure, but it can also be used for cosmetic purposes. You may also choose surgery as a cancer preventive measure or to preserve fertility.
The advanced surgical options at The Center for Gynecologic Oncology provide the most reassuring outcomes for a variety of conditions.
Minimally invasive surgery options include:
The Center for Gynecological Oncology also provides conventional options:
As with any surgery, the risks include infection, blood loss, and damage to neighboring organs. There’s always a chance you could have an adverse reaction to the anesthesia.
After surgery, the following symptoms may indicate infection or other complications. They're all emergency situations, and they require immediate care.
Gynecologic surgery can also be a very emotional experience, so it’s important to seek support if you’re feeling psychological impact.
If you need gynecologic surgery, entrust your care to the attentive, knowledgeable doctors at The Center for Gynecologic Oncology. Feel free to call us to request an appointment.