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Preparing for: Colposcopy

Our Preparing for series allows a patient to properly prepare themselves for a procedure. Answers about how long the procedure will last, what’s involved, what to expect

Preparing for: Permanent Birth Control or Bilateral Salpingectomy

A bilateral salpingectomy is an outpatient procedure to permanently prevent pregnancy and reduce the lifetime risk of ovarian cancer.

Preparing for an Endometrial Biopsy

An endometrial biopsy is a simple office-based procedure where a doctor removes a small amount of tissue from inside the uterine cavity. This procedure

Preparing for: Midurethral Sling

A mid-urethral sling is the most common type of surgery used to correct stress urinary incontinence or a leaky bladder. A small, supportive material of synthetic mesh is placed under the urethra to give support.