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Monthly Archives: October 2009

New Research on the Myths Regarding Instructions Doctors Give Following Surgery

Available studies of activity restrictions following surgery do not support many of the recommendations currently provided by doctors. Resumption of usual activities after gynecologic surgery helps integrate women back into normal life and, although more study is needed, they suggested more liberal recommendations after abdominal surgery

Hysterectomy, or other options

I have a 5 inch fibroid in my uterus plus others and lesions along with multiple cysts on my ovaries. I am considering a partial hysterectomy….keeping my ovaries. Is it necessary?

Post-forty = automatic hysterectomy?

There are multiple treatment options for women with fibroids, regardless of what age they happen to be.

Uterine artery embolization for fibroids is associated with an increased risk of miscarriage.

Women who get pregnant following UAE have higher risks of miscarriage and excessive bleeding after delivery.

Fibroid Doctor William H. Parker

Dr. William H. Parker is a board-certified Fellow in the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Dr. Parker is an internationally recognized expert in fibroid surgery and research. Based in San Diego, California, he is considered one of the best fibroid surgeons for abdominal and laparoscopic myomectomy in the United States and abroad. He has been chosen for Best Doctors in America and Top Doctors every year beginning in the late 90's.

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