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    Laparoscopic Hysterectomy: Many Advantages, But Not Widely Offered

    Just a few years ago, a hysterectomy meant several hours of abdominal surgery, three or four days spent in the hospital, and a recovery period likely to last six to eight weeks. In the last decade, however, a new alternative to traditional abdominal hyst

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    U.S. News & World Report Ranks Scripps La Jolla as a Leader

    Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla was recognized as a top hospital in the nation for both heart and heart surgery, and gynecology by U.S.News & World Report. The magazine’s latest edition is devoted to outstanding health care across the nation and selected Scripps La Jolla as one of ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Menopause: Questions and Answers

    Chrysten Cunningham, D.O. “The change” is a term often used to describe the 10-year period directly before menopause, known as perimenopause. Menopause, which is officially one year without a menstrual period, can raise a lot of questions and uncertainty. In the United States, most women ...

    • Monday, May 8th, 2006
  • News Releases

    Scripps Clinic Performs Unique Dual Laparoscopic Procedure

    The skill and teamwork of two physicians at Scripps Clinic, combined with the expertise of the surgical staff at Scripps Green Hospital, recently led to a unique surgery that changed the life of a local woman. The procedure involved both a hysterectomy and a bowel resection to remove a colon ...

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    Approaches to Menopause: What's Right for You?

    Given all the media attention to the various symptoms and treatments for menopause, you’d almost think it were some sort of disease. The fact is, for most women, menopause is a very natural and normal part of life. It is simply the next step in a long series of hormonal transitions that begin ...

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    Uterine Fibroid Embolization: An Alternative to Hysterectomy

    Before a woman decides to undergo a hysterectomy she should carefully explore all of her options. Many of these conditions can be successfully treated with alternative methods and procedures. Less invasive surgeries, pharmacological treatments, and observation have not only shown great promise, but ...

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    Urinary Incontinence: No Laughing Matter

    Anyone who has suffered from urinary incontinence knows that just laughing can bring on the embarrassing symptom: urine leakage. Primarily a female condition, it is a huge problem with one study suggesting that more than 35 percent of women will experience some type of incontinence in their ...