MISforWomen.com is a service of the AAGL, a non-profit association of minimally invasive gynecologic surgeons from all over the world. For over 40 years, the surgeons in the AAGL have worked to advance the minimally invasive surgical procedures and technologies that now allow millions of women each year to experience less pain and return to their daily routines more quickly following surgery.
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    Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy: A Surgical Option for Less Pain and a Quicker Recovery Time


    Do you need a hysterectomy for bleeding, pain, fibroids, prolapse, or uterine cancer? Why settle for a large incision if you can have smaller incisions or no incision? Why have more pain if there is a less invasive approach? Why spend more time in the hospital and more time for recovery if you can go home the same day or next day and return to your favorite activities sooner? ( READ MORE )



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    Fibroids: What are they and how do I deal with them?


    Fibroid locationsUterine fibroids are benign (non-cancerous) tumors that grow in or around the wall of the uterus, also known as myomas or leiomyomas.  They are extremely common, affecting about three-quarters of women at some point in their life, and one of the most common reasons women undergo gynecologic surgery.  They don’t always cause symptoms, but women with fibroids may experience heavy, prolonged, irregular, or painful menstrual bleeding, urinary or bowel problems, pain during intercourse, or complications with pregnancy (infertility or miscarriage). ( READ MORE )



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