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Oct 20

A hysterectomy is a common surgical procedure that involves removing the uterus, and possibly the fallopian tubes or ovaries. In the United States alone, over half a million hysterectomies are performed every year. Over 80 percent are traditional surgeries, involving a large abdominal incision and nearly two months of recovery time. With today’s advanced technology, […]

Oct 20

Once a far more common surgical procedure, today we look for alternatives to a hysterectomy before deciding upon this treatment. The hysterectomy is a procedure in which the uterus, or womb, is removed. Depending on the specifics of a case, a hysterectomy may be partial, total, or radical. In a partial hysterectomy, also called a […]

Oct 20

About one in three American women will experience some kind of pelvic disorder by the age of 60. Every year, over half a million of those women undergo hysterectomies. In the past, there were few treatment options, and removing the problematic organ was viewed as a good solution to many problems. However, thanks to modern […]

Oct 20

A hysterectomy is a necessary gynecological surgery for many women. However, even though the procedure is safe and common, there are many misconceptions about what to expect following the surgery. Dr. Taryll Jenkins of Jenkins Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine has been performing hysterectomies for many years. He helps patients understand the implications of the […]

Oct 20

Several medical conditions can lead to the need for a partial or total hysterectomy. Most people have heard the term “hysterectomy” or know someone who has had this surgical procedure but aren’t sure what the procedure is, what it involves, or why it would need to be performed. Below, the reasons for having a hysterectomy […]

Oct 20

The doctors at Jenkins Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Medicine work hard to help women enjoy excellent health without surgical intervention. However, there are situations when complete hysterectomy is the best option. Women in the Katy, TX area might be surprised at some of the benefits of this procedure. Complete hysterectomy Hysterectomy is surgical removal of […]

Oct 20

A hysteroscopy is a commonly used diagnostic tool in the field of gynecology. It is a procedure that uses a thin device that acts like a lighted telescope inserted into the vagina and projects the image onto a screen. This procedure gives the physician a clear view of the inside of the uterus which can […]

Oct 20

Laparoscopic surgeries are an effective and easier approach to procedures such as hysterectomies, ovarian cyst removal, and treatment for endometriosis. Rather than making a large cut into the abdomen and through muscle and tissue, a tiny incision is made. Through the incision, the doctor inserts thin instruments and a camera that allows him to view […]

Oct 16

Learning that surgery is needed can be overwhelming for many patients. Often individuals are unsure about what to expect, how long the recovery will take, and how much pain they will be in during the days and weeks following surgery. Dr. Taryll Jenkins of Katy-area Jenkins Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Medicine understands that surgery can […]

Oct 16

A hysterectomy, the procedure that removes a woman’s uterus, is not a procedure that most women undergo lightly. Often it is the result of a condition that is either not getting better using other treatments or one in which removing the uterus gives the patient the best chance for overall health. Some of the reasons […]

Oct 16

Uterine fibroids, or leiomyoma, are tumors, growing in the wall of the uterus. They are nearly always benign, and sometimes asymptomatic. It is believed that up to 80 percent of all women develop uterine fibroids by the age of 50, though many are unaware of the condition. Dr. Jenkins, your Katy, TX gynecological specialist, can […]

Oct 16

The prospect of having surgery can be intimidating, even frightening. In the past, most surgical procedures carried a high risk of complications, and extensive, painful recovery. Thanks to advances in modern technology and medicine, major surgery is rarely necessary. A wide variety of conditions can be treated with minimally invasive surgeries. Katy, TX, OB/GYM, Taryll […]