Hysterectomy: Hands Off My Uterus!
January 18, 2013•9 min
Is it possible to go in for a benign cyst and left without a uterus and ovaries? We educate you on the dangers of some seemingly minimally invasive procedures.Nora Coffey went into surgery for a straight-forward procedure to remove a benign cyst and left without her uterus and ovaries, a startling medical event that changed her life, compelling her to found HERS, the Hysterectomy Educational Resources and Services Foundation, to educate other women about the subject. Her cautionary tale is especially relevant as robotic surgery is touted as an expedient, efficient and safer minimally invasive procedure for hysterectomy.