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Hysterectomy

Hysterectomy is a surgery performed by gynecologists, women's health doctors and other medical professionals. This surgery is designed to remove the uterus, and can be performed for a number of reasons. There are many types of hysterectomy surgery.

Deciding to receive a hysterectomy can be very challenging. Request more information today: call (408) 946-9453 or contact us online.

What is a Hysterectomy?

Hysterectomy refers to any surgical procedure created to remove the uterus. A part of the female reproductive system, the uterus is used to carry and develop a healthy child. There are many different medical problems that affect the uterus.

In these cases, depending on the severity of the issue, the uterus may need to be removed via hysterectomy. Some reasons why a hysterectomy may be performed include:

These are just a selection of the issues that may necessitate a hysterectomy. In most cases, hysterectomy surgery is the last resort, as it inhibits the ability to carry a child to term.

How does Hysterectomy Work?

Hysterectomies can be performed in a number of different ways. The exact steps of the procedure will vary depending on which version is performed. Some of the different types of hysterectomy include:

Only a medical professional can determine the best type of hysterectomy for any individual case.

Request More Information Today

While electing to receive a hysterectomy can seem difficult, living with the effects of women's health problems can be far more dangerous. Request more information about hysterectomy treatment today: call (408) 946-9453 or contact us online.

Author
Gul A. Zikria, MD, FACOG As an expert in preventive care, innovative treatment solutions, and laparoscopic surgery, board-certified OB/GYN Gul A. Zikria, MD, FACOG, is a trusted practitioner who’s been in private practice since 1985. Dr. Zikria earned his doctor of medicine from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark. He went on to complete a competitive surgical residency program at Georgetown University in Washington. Dr. Zikria then went through a comprehensive obstetrics and gynecology residency program through the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center at the Magee-Women’s Hospital. He welcomes new and existing patients to his practice in Milpitas, California.

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