Please note that we will always try to accommodate same-day appointments, please call 020 7637 1075 or book online using the button below.

OPENING TIMES

 

Monday : 9am - 5pm

Tuesday : 9am - 5pm

Wednesday : 9am - 5pm

Thursday : 9am - 5pm

Friday : 9am - 5pm

Saturday : Closed

Sunday : Closed

CONTACT

The McIndoe Centre

25 Harley Street

London

W1G 9QW

020 7637 1075

reception@amcindoe.com

© 2018 THE MCINDOE CENTRE

  • LinkedIn - White Circle

“ I had never had a Cervical Smear before so I was quite nervous. Mr McIndoe was very professional and courteous. He took the time to answer all of my questions and alleviate any doubts I had. He made sure that he understood what I was asking and that I understood what he explained."

Bethany, Shenfield

“ I had never had a Cervical Smear before so I was quite nervous. Mr McIndoe was very professional and courteous. He took the time to answer all of my questions and alleviate any doubts I had. He made sure that he understood what I was asking and that I understood what he explained."

Bethany, Shenfield

HYSTERECTOMY

A Hysterectomy is a surgical procedure where we remove all or part of the womb. Here at The McIndoe Centre, we use robotic surgery as it results in less pain and considerably faster recovery. Hospital stays can be a s little as 24 hours and Some normal activities can usually be resumed within a few days and full activities in about 3 to 4 weeks, although recovery will always vary from person to person.

Why have a Hysterectomy at The McIndoe Centre?

At The McIndoe Centre, Hysterectomies are undertaken using single site robotic surgery. There are many advantages to this technique over traditional surgery, including a quicker recovery period. There is less pain involved because the whole procedure is performed through a single tiny incision in the navel. This single incision enables patients to feel better right after the procedure so that they can return to normal activities and work more quickly.

The robotic technique involves making a single incision in the umbilicus. There, a specially designed gel port is placed through in addition to the camera. Two operating channels and an assistants channel are all placed through this small port. The Da Vinci robot is used to control the camera and the operating instruments.

The McIndoe Centre offers pioneering technology in robotic gynaecological surgery for benign surgery and for gynaecological oncology. Mr McIndoe was one of the first surgeons in the field and has performed a wide range of procedures using the Da Vinci robotic system.

What are the different types of Hysterectomy?

If the entire uterus including the cervix is removed, this procedure is called a total Hysterectomy. Alternatively, it may be called a simple Hysterectomy, in contrast to a radical Hysterectomy that is done for cervical cancer and also involves removing tissue around the uterus. If the cervix is retained, the procedure is then called a sub-total Hysterectomy.

 

Are there different ways of doing a Hysterectomy?

The womb may be removed either through the vagina, sometimes called the “suction method”, or through the abdomen with a low transverse or “bikini line” incision. More recently, a “keyhole” or laparoscopic approach has been used, and this has been further enhanced by the use of robotic assistance. The way that the Hysterectomy is performed is often dependent on why the operation is necessary.

Alternative ways of performing hysterectomy are useful in specific clinical situations. For women with vaginal prolapse, a vaginal hysterectomy may be preferred as part of the pelvic floor repair. In cases where a very large pelvic mass is present, or in instances of ovarian cancer, an open abdominal hysterectomy may be the procedure of choice.