By Jenny Allen
The domestic diva opens up about the pain in her past, the love in her
life, and how she bounced back big time.
Martha Stewart takes a forkful of lemon pie and savors it. "Isn't this
good?" she asks in that trademark low, plummy voice.
We're lunching in her office at the Manhattan TV studio where she's just
finished hosting a live broadcast of The Martha Stewart Show, her Emmy
award-winning daily program. She sits at one end of the sleek rectangular table
LAVH is a newer surgery and requires specialized surgical
Laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy (LSH)
can be done:
To remove uterine fibroids of any
To remove a uterus of any size.
LSH is performed by inserting a laparoscope (lighted viewing
instrument) and surgical instruments through several small abdominal incisions.
The uterus is removed in small pieces with a special surgical instrument. This
type of surgery usually causes minimal blood loss and pain, and women
reportedly can return to work a week or two afterward.
Since LSH leaves the cervix intact, women continue with their regular
Pap smears, which check for cervical precancer and
cancer. LSH is a newer surgery and requires specialized surgical training. It
is not yet widely available.
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
July 15, 2010
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