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Unnecessary Hysterectomy

Abbott Law Group, P.A. > Unnecessary Hysterectomy

Unnecessary hysterectomy is performed daily, leaving the woman permanently unable to bear children. There are life-threatening situations where hysterectomy might be necessary and unavoidable, but there are instances where hysterectomy surgery is not needed. A hysterectomy is major surgery for a woman that should be only recommended if other treatment options have been unsuccessful.

If you have been a victim of an unnecessary hysterectomy, contact our Jacksonville medical malpractice attorneys at Abbott Law Group (904) 292-1111.

This certainly is a very tragic situation for the ladies who go through this ordeal. But this is a harsh reality and each year approximately 600,000 women undergo a hysterectomy in the United States. The saddest part is that 50% of these surgeries could be classified under the category “unnecessary”.

Why Does This Happen

It has been found that in most cases hysterectomy is recommended by doctors fearing that the patients might develop ovarian cancer and also fibroids. But the fact that those surgeries are done in a hurry without taking into account the possible side effects some of which are irreversible and dangerous.

Reason for Hysterectomy

A hysterectomy may be recommended for any of these conditions:

  • Adenomyosis
  • Cervical cancer
  • Endometrial cancer
  • Fibroids
  • Chronic pelvic pain
  • Endometriosis

Your Next Steps

Talk to an unnecessary hysterectomy lawyer at Abbott Law Group today at 904-292-1111. You will pay no costs or fees unless we obtain a recovery for you.

Resources

MedlinePlus – Hysterectomy
Medical News Today – Unnecessary Hysterectomy
US News Health – Unnecessary Hysterectomy