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Combining tummy tuck and hysterectomy procedures in Katy, TX

Tummy Tuck Hysterectomy at Jenkins Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine in Katy TX Area

Occasionally after determining that a patient needs to have a hysterectomy, she will ask if a tummy tuck operation can be performed at the same time. Perhaps she’s been planning the tummy tuck anyway, it’s always been a thought in the back of her mind, or she believes that it’s a good opportunity to tighten her lower abdominal area. The short answer is a study has shown that a tummy tuck, or abdominoplasty, and a hysterectomy can be performed at the same time; however, you should be aware of some considerations. First, you should understand both procedures. During a hysterectomy, … Continue reading

Helping Fulshear women make informed decisions: Do you need a total hysterectomy?

Total Hysterectomy at Jenkins Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine in Fulshear Area

A total (complete) hysterectomy is a serious surgery, which will have future implications on your health. It is important to understand the risks, benefits, and long-term effects before making this decision. Why have a hysterectomy? This procedure involves the surgical removal of the uterus. In some circumstances, only part of the uterus is removed. This is known as a partial hysterectomy. When the entire uterus is removed, it is called a total hysterectomy. Sometimes, the surrounding tissues, ovaries, or both may be removed. In some cases, a hysterectomy is the only treatment option, such as cancer, severe infection, or severe … Continue reading

What Houston-area patients need to know about combining a hysterectomy with a tummy tuck

Hysterectomy Tummy Tuck at Jenkins Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine in Houston Area

The obvious benefit to performing two surgeries at once is that the patient has to go under anesthesia only once. This not only saves money, it can help the patient avoid side effects or complications brought on by general anesthesia. Other benefits to combining the surgeries include less time spent in the hospital and only needing to go through one period of recovery and healing. However, there are definitely other considerations. A hysterectomy is a medically-necessary surgery that removes the patient’s uterus. It is often performed when a woman has cancer, fibroids, heavy and constant bleeding, or terrible pelvic pain. … Continue reading

What is a MIP Hysterectomy in Katy, TX?

Hysterectomy at Jenkins Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine in Katy Area

Facing major surgery is a frightening prospect. With Dr. Taryll Jenkins’s compassion and expertise, he offers conservative options for any condition whenever possible. When surgery is unavoidable, he uses the least invasive method available. A minimally invasive procedure, or MIP, is an advanced surgical technique achieving the same result as open surgery with smaller incisions. Hysterectomies are among the most common surgical procedures performed today. About one third of all American women will have a hysterectomy by the age of 60. Sometimes it becomes necessary when conditions such as uterine bleeding do not respond to alternatives. In some cases, particularly … Continue reading

Houston-area surgeon discusses the hysterectomy procedure types

Procedure Types at Jenkins Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine in Houston Area

A hysterectomy is a surgical operation that removes a woman’s uterus. This surgery is performed to address a number of medical conditions including painful uterine fibroids, uterine prolapse, cancer, endometriosis, pelvic pain, abnormal bleeding, or thickening of the uterus. Removing a uterus for reasons other than cancer is usually a decision that’s made only after other non-surgical approaches have been tried. There are several types of hysterectomies. A total hysterectomy is a procedure that removes the entire uterus and the cervix, while a subtotal, or supracervical, hysterectomy is one that leaves the cervix intact and removes only the upper portion … Continue reading


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