In the News

Posts Tagged ‘Robotic Hysterectomy’

Promoting Robotic Hysterectomy: Are Our Patients Being Mislead?

by | November 7th, 2012

Promoting Robotic Hysterectomy: Are Our Patients Being Mislead? Andrew Kaunitz, Professor and Associate Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Jacksonville, Florida. Today I’d like to discuss the promotion of robotic gynecologic surgery by hospitals: Are our patients being misled? Driving around Jacksonville, Florida, I…Read the Rest of Article

Tags: , ,
Posted in News & Education | No Comments »

True or False? Hysterectomy for an enlarged uterus, fibroids, or having had a prior cesarean section must be done abdominally.

by | August 6th, 2010

While it is true that 75% of the 590,000 hysterectomies each year performed in the U.S. used the abdominal approach, multiple studies and the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology state that the majority of hysterectomies should be performed by the vaginal approach. These same studies have shown that the decision to perform a hysterectomy abdominally or vaginally has more to do with the training and experience of the surgeon than the condition for which the procedure is being performed. American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology (ACOG) Committee Opinion #311 April 2005.

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Hysterectomies, News & Education | 2 Comments »

972-781-1444

directions

3108 Midway Road, Suite 200
Plano Texas 75093