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What conditions are treated with a hysterectomy?

Hysterectomy, the surgical removal of the uterus, is one of the most common surgical procedures performed on women. It is used to treat conditions, such as tumors, uterine prolapse, endometriosis, abnormal uterine bleeding and chronic pelvic pain. Traditional hysterectomies are performed through an abdominal incision, which requires a long and painful recovery, with up to eight weeks of downtime and significant pain from the incision. Robotic hysterectomy offers women an alternative, with less pain and considerably shorter recovery times. Robotic hysterectomy is a minimally invasive option that offers tremendous advantages to both women and their doctors.

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