Category: Procedures Continued

Tubal Ligation

What is Tubal Ligation? Tubal ligation (or “tying the tubes”) is surgery to close a woman’s fallopian tubes to prevent pregnancy. A tubal ligation should only be done if a woman never wants to become pregnant again. These tubes are the path an egg takes […]


What is Salpingectomy? Salpingectomy is the removal of a woman’s fallopian tube, the tube through which an egg travels from the ovary to the uterus. A salpingectomy may be performed for several different reasons. Removal of one tube (unilateral salpingectomy) is usually performed if the […]

Hysterectomy Types of Hysterectomy


A hysterectomy is the surgical removal of a woman’s uterus. It may be done to treat fibroids, endometriosis, uterine prolapse, cancer, chronic pain, or heavy bleeding that has not been controlled by less invasive methods.  A hysterectomy is typically necessary when all other options including […]


When to call your health care provider? Heavy bleeding (more than your normal period) Bleeding with clots Severe abdominal pain What is LEEP Procedure? A loop electrosurgical excision procedure, commonly referred to as a LEEP, is one possible course of treatment that may be suggested […]