A Hysterectomy is an operation to remove a woman's uterus. In India gynaecologist and surgeons use latest techniques like Laparoscope Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy (LAVH) for doing Hysterectomy. Laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH) is a surgical procedure using a laparoscope to guide the removal of the uterus and/or Fallopian tubes and ovaries through the vagina (birth canal). During a hysterectomy the surgeon may remove the entire uterus or just part of it. The fallopian tubes and ovaries may also be removed. Hysterectomy can be of many types that include:
Partial hysterectomy - only upper part of uterus removal is done
Total Hysterectomy - Uterus removal alongwith cervix is done
Radical Hysterectomy - Uterus along with cervix and ovaries are removed
In India the most advanced type of hysterectomy that is done is a Laparoscope Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy (LAVH).
There are many reasons a for which a woman may need a hysterectomy. Gynaecologist may advise hysterectomy in following condtions:
Cancer of the uterus, cervix or the ovary
Childbirth complications, such as uncontrolled bleeding
Long-term (chronic) pelvic pain
Severe endometriosis that does not get better with other treatments
Severe, long-term vaginal bleeding that is not controlled with other treatments
Slipping of the uterus into the vagina (uterine prolapse)
Large Fibroids, which cause heavy, painful periods
This is done using a laparoscope to guide the removal of the uterus and/or Fallopian tubes and ovaries through the vagina (birth canal). However it may be noted that not all cases are fit for a laparoscopic assisted vaginal hysterectomy. The decision of the surgeon or the gynaecologist whether to go for a LAVH or abdmonial hysterectomy depends upon the reas
Dr Balvin Kaur Ghai is one of the best and extensively trained Gynaecologist in Punjab, India for doing Uterus Removal Surgery or Hysterectomy at Bahra Hospital, Mohali. The cost of Uterus Removal Surgery or Hysterectomy at Bahra Hospital is Rs 65,000 for abdominal hysterectomy and Rs 80,000 for a laparoscopic surgery. The hospital stay is 3 days in open surgery and 2 days in laparoscopic surgery. The patient is called to the hospital for removal of stitches 10 days after the surgery in case of abdominal uterus removal or hysterectomy. If you have an individual health insurance policy then this surgery is covered after a period of 4 years from the date of inception of the policy. However if you are a beneficiary of company given policy then the surgery is covered from day one. Always go through the terms of your health insurance policy like room rent capping and co-payment to avoid any kind of financial shocks later on.
Bahra Superspecialty Hospital is the biggest private hospital in the Tricity of Mohali, Chandigarh and Panchkula. Spread over 12 acres, the hospital has 250 beds at present which can be expanded to 1000 beds. Mr. Gurvinder Singh Bahra who is one of the most distinguished educationist in India has setup this hospital in the Kharar area of Mohali, Punjab.
Bahra Hospital has been in the forefront of deploying cutting edge technology for the benefit of its patients. Our Intensive Care Units are equipped with the latest ventilators, monitors and other life saving equipments. The Radiology department has the ultrafast 32 Slice CT Scanner, Ultrasound, Colour Doppler and Digital X-Ray to provide all the diagnostic services inhouse.
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