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What is Endometriosis?

When tissue similar to the tissue that normally lines the inside of your uterus (the endometrium) grows outside your uterus. “Tell-tale” signs of endometriosis Progressive menstrual pain No response to pain medication Not able to perform normal activities during periods…

What is a Laparoscopic Hysterectomy?

A hysterectomy is an operation to remove the uterus and usually the cervix. Common reasons to perform a hysterectomy include painful or heavy periods (not responding to medical therapy), pelvic pain, fibroids or certain types of cancerous or pre-cancerous lesions.

What is an Ovarian cyst?

An ovarian cyst is a fluid-filled sac or pouch located on or inside the ovary. They can occur at any age but are most commonly found during the childbearing years. Ovarian cysts are very common and may be normal (functional…

What is Uterine Fibroids (Leiomyoma)?

Uterine fibroids are benign (not cancer) growths that develop from the muscle tissue of the uterus. They also are called leiomyomas or myomas. The size, shape, and location of fibroids can vary greatly. They may be inside the womb (uterus),…

What is a Laparoscopy?

Laparoscopy is a surgical procedure performed in order to examine the different organs inside the abdomen. It is performed in a minimally invasive way that requires only small incisions.  A laparoscope is a long, thin tube with a high intensity…

What is a Hysteroscopy?

Hysteroscopy is a minimally invasive procedure which allows the doctor to directly visualise the inner cervix and the uterine (womb) cavity.  The hysteroscope is a small diameter lens with a strong light source and a small camera at the end…

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