Hysterectomy and Vaginal Repair (4th Edition)
What is a hysterectomy or colposuspension, or a repair for prolapse? Will I put on weight or suffer from depression? Will I still have periods, or need contraception? How soon after these operations can I do housework, return to work, or drive a car? Will my sex life be affected? What about lifting - how soon and how heavy? When can I go swimming or do some gardening or start exercising again? Sally Haslett and Molly Jennings have written this booklet as a result of working together at St Thomas' Hospital, London, with patients who have undergone a hysterectomy and/or vaginal repair. Each of the authors have themselves had a hysterectomy. The book explains the meaning and effect of a hysterectomy as well as colposuspension and vaginal repair for prolapse, and describes how to prepare oneself for the operation. Advice on what to do afterwards, to enable one to gain a full and trouble-free return to normal life is also given.
- 0906584469 (ISBN-10)
- 9780906584460 (ISBN)