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Is Combining Hysterectomy and a Tummy Tuck Safe?
Date:5/11/2012

By Serena Gordon
HealthDay Reporter

FRIDAY, May 11 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that combining two very different surgeries -- a hysterectomy and a tummy tuck -- is relatively safe, with no major complications seen in 65 women who had both procedures at the same time.

The rate of complications the researchers considered minor reached 32 percent, however.

"The results suggest that combined [tummy tuck] and hysterectomy is a safe and effective way to help patients attain both cosmetic and medically important outcomes in the same surgical procedure," wrote the study authors, from Florida International University in Hialeah.

One expert disagrees, however.

"Any procedure that carries a 32 percent complication rate should be re-evaluated," said plastic surgeon Dr. Sherrell Aston. He also disagreed with the authors' definition of what a "minor" complication is.

"Transfusion is a major complication, and it occurred in 3 percent of the surgeries," said Aston, who also is the surgeon director and chairman of the department of plastic surgery at the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital in New York City.

The bottom line, he said: "I would not recommend doing these procedures together."

A hysterectomy is the surgical removal of a woman's uterus, the part of the reproductive system where a fetus grows during pregnancy. There are a variety of reasons why a woman might have a hysterectomy, including cancer, uterine fibroids (benign tumors in the uterus), endometriosis (which occurs when uterine cells grow in other areas of the body), abnormal bleeding or pelvic pain.

It is the second most commonly performed surgery on women in the United States, behind surgical delivery of a baby, according to the U.S. Office on Women's Health.

Hysterectomies can be done through an open incision in the abdomen or through tiny incisions in the abdomen with a device called a laparoscope. It also
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