Endometriosis Ablation | Does surgical method matter?
Endometriosis Ablation is the most recommended surgery, but skilled expert endometriosis excision is your BEST chance at having long term relief.
Adhesions: What You Can't See Can Hurt You
adhesion infographic discussing causes and conditions caused by adhesions including infertility, chronic pain and bowel obstruction
Surgery for Endometriosis: • Surgery for Endometriosis is the only way to diagnose Endo. • Surgery for Endometriosis retrieves tissue to biopsy for diagnosis. • Surgery for Endometriosis can determine the stage your disease. • Surgery for Endometriosis can be laparoscopic with tiny incisions. • Surgery for Endometriosis must properly remove Endo via excision. • Surgery for Endometriosis with proper excision reduces recurrence. Success of surgery relies on the method of removal and the skill…
Laparoscopic Excision Surgery: Deep removal of all disease from all areas including bowel, bladder and beyond - is an effective, organ-sparing option; ideally performed by experienced, specialized surgeons with dedicated, multidisciplinary medical teams. Definition provided by the Endometriosis Foundation of America #EndoDidYouKnow #EndoAware #EndoAwareness #EndometriosisAwarenessMonth #EndoAwarenessMonth #EndoTwinCities #EndoMarch2014 #EndoSisters #EndoWarriors #FightLikeaGirl #ChronicPain
Two Types of Surgeries — Endographics
Although there is no cure for endometriosis, laparoscopic surgery is the recommended course of treatment for the disease. There are currently two types of surgery for endometriosis: ablation and excision. The following infographic highlights the differences between the two surgeries.
New York Endometriosis Center on Instagram: “Ablation vs Excision The above diagram summaries the major differences between ablation and excision technique. Which surgical treatment…”
918 Likes, 133 Comments - New York Endometriosis Center (@newyorkendometriosis) on Instagram: “Ablation vs Excision The above diagram summaries the major differences between ablation and…”
My Laparoscopy Tips
I can sometimes be a liiiiittle bit of a procrastinator. Like the time I had a laparoscopy scheduled for Thursday and, on the Sunday before, had no idea what I was in for. (Perhaps distracting myself from actually thinking about surgery helped me to avoid stress and anxiety in the weeks leading up to it?) Lucky for me, I had some great avenues I could use to reach out and get info about laparoscopic surgery. Namely, this blog and the IF facebook group. Thank goodness! I posted on here and on…