Surgeons perform a laparoscopy. The keyhole procedure to remove a uterus has a shorter recovery time and much less scarring than open surgery. Photo: BSIP/Universal Images Group via Getty Images Surgeons perform a laparoscopy. The keyhole procedure to remove a uterus has a shorter recovery time and much less scarring than open surgery. Photo: BSIP/Universal Images Group via Getty Images
Surgeons perform a laparoscopy. The keyhole procedure to remove a uterus has a shorter recovery time and much less scarring than open surgery. Photo: BSIP/Universal Images Group via Getty Images

No more pain and tiny scars: how a laparoscopic hysterectomy gives women their lives back

  • An operation to remove a uterus, a laparoscopic hysterectomy has a fast recovery time and minimal scarring. That’s why Karen Angel sought one out
  • As she writes, she found widespread ignorance about the procedure among doctors. She talks to a woman whose life, like hers, was changed by the keyhole surgery

Topic |   Wellness
Surgeons perform a laparoscopy. The keyhole procedure to remove a uterus has a shorter recovery time and much less scarring than open surgery. Photo: BSIP/Universal Images Group via Getty Images Surgeons perform a laparoscopy. The keyhole procedure to remove a uterus has a shorter recovery time and much less scarring than open surgery. Photo: BSIP/Universal Images Group via Getty Images
Surgeons perform a laparoscopy. The keyhole procedure to remove a uterus has a shorter recovery time and much less scarring than open surgery. Photo: BSIP/Universal Images Group via Getty Images
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