Tests, Procedures, Surgery for Women
Must Have Medical Tests for Women
Diagnostic and screening tests all women need are examined. Includes information about screening tests that include the Pap test, HPV testing, Mammograms, Bone Density testing, STD tests, and several other screening tests women must have.
Getting Ready for Surgery
Before your operation, your surgeon will do a pre-surgical evaluation which may include a medications review, lab tests and other testing, and ensuring that you are ready to undergo surgery both physically and mentally. Learn more about what to expect before you have a surgical procedure performed.
Gynecology Surgery and Procedures 101
A look at commonly performed gynecology surgery and procedures. Includes colposcopy, LEEP, hysteroscopy, and others.
Hysterosalpingogram (HSG) Basics
The HSG is a basic fertility test to determine if there is any blockages in your fallopian tubes. It can also be used to determine if there are any adhesions, fibroids or other complications or abnormalities in your uterus.
Cryosurgery Of The Cervix - Cryotherapy
Cryosurgery of the cervix is most often done to destroy abnormal cervical cells that show changes that may lead to cancer.
Tubal Ligation Reversal - Is Pregnancy Possible After Tubal Ligation?
Approximately six percent of women who've decided that tubal ligation was the right choice, change their mind within five years. Learn what to expect after tubal ligation reversal.
Uterine Fibroid Embolization UFE
The word embolization means to stop or block the flow of blood. Discover how stopping the flow of blood to fibroid tumors can effectively treat them and help fibroid patients avoid hysterectomy.
Hysteroscopy provides a way for your physician to look inside your uterus. Hysteroscopy may be either a diagnostic or operative procedure. Learn what to expect before, during, and after hysteroscopy.
Colposcopy - What is a colposcopy?
Find out when your health care provider might order a colposcopy and learn what to expect during this procedure.
Pelvic Laparoscopy - What To Expect
Find out when pelvic laparoscopy is indicated, and learn what to expect during the laparoscopic procedure.
LEEP Procedure - What is LEEP?
The loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) is used when there is an indication of abnormal cells on the surface of the cervix.
What Happens After A Colposcopy?
A look at what to expect following colposcopy.
Why Do I Need A Colposcopy?
A colposcopy may be ordered due to abnormal Pap smear results. Learn more about the reasons your doctor may want you to have a colposcopy.
Tubal Ligation 101
Tubal ligation can prevent future pregnancy when you don't want children. Before you decide tubal ligation is right for you, consider all the facts.
D & C Dilation and Curettage
Often used to diagnose or treat abnormal uterine bleeding, the D&C is one of the most common surgical procedures performed on women. Find out what happens during D&C, and learn what to expect.