A hysterectomy is a surgical procedure during which a surgeon removes the uterus. Uterus, also known as the womb, is a part of the body where a baby grows when a woman is pregnant.

Hysterectomy is performed to treat several chronic pain conditions as well as certain types of cancer and infections. Usually, the average cost of a hysterectomy in Delhi ranges between Rs. 70,000 to Rs. 75,000.

Factors That Affect The Cost Of Hysterectomy In Delhi

Mainly, the cost of hysterectomy is determined by its need, type of surgical procedure, experience and reliability of the surgeon, location and track record of the hospital, hospitalization post-procedure, medications, etc.

01. Experience, Qualification & Reliability Of Surgeon

A hysterectomy is performed by a surgeon. Therefore, the surgeon’s experience, qualification, skills, specialty, and reliability play an important role in deciding the cost of a hysterectomy.

Usually, the fee of an experienced, skilled, and reliable surgeon is way higher than the fee of an inexperienced and unreliable surgeon.

Since hysterectomy is a major procedure, it’s recommended that you choose an experienced surgeon for this procedure.

When an experienced and skilled surgeon performs a hysterectomy, the chance of success is high and the risk of complication is almost zero.

02. Reasons For Hysterectomy

Hysterectomy is done to treat several conditions and diseases. The extent of the hysterectomy varies due to the reason/need for the surgery. In most cases, the surgeon removes the entire uterus during hysterectomy.

However, in some cases, the doctor may also remove ovaries and fallopian tubes during the procedure. Ovaries produce estrogen and other hormones.

Whereas, fallopian tubes are the structures that transport the egg from the ovary to the uterus.

Once a woman undergoes a hysterectomy, she stops having menstrual periods. She will also not be able to conceive a child or become pregnant.

Following are the main reasons for hysterectomy:-

  • Fibroids
  • Prolapse
  • Adenomyosis
  • Endometriosis
  • Severe Period Pain (Dysmenorrhoea)
  • Heavy or Irregular Menstrual Periods
  • Cancer of Cervix, Uterus, Ovaries, or Fallopian Tubes

Apart from all the above, hysterectomy can also be performed due to Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) caused by bacterial infection, often from Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs).

The cost of a hysterectomy is largely determined by the reason it’s being performed for.

03. Diagnostic Tests Done Before Hysterectomy

Before performing a hysterectomy, the surgeon recommends certain diagnostic tests to determine the type and severity of the condition so that he/she can choose the best surgical method to perform the procedure.

Following are the tests that a surgeon may ask the patient to go through before hysterectomy surgery is performed:-

  • Pelvic Ultrasound
  • Endometrial Biopsy
  • Cervical Cytology (Pap Test)

The cost of these diagnostic tests also adds up to the final cost of hysterectomy.

04. Type Of Hysterectomy

Mainly, hysterectomy is done in three ways which include Abdominal Hysterectomy, Vaginal Hysterectomy, and Laparoscopy-Assisted Hysterectomy. The cost of the hysterectomy is also determined by the type of method is used to remove the uterus.

A hysterectomy can be done in seven ways that include the following:-

  • Total Abdominal Hysterectomy
  • Vaginal Hysterectomy
  • Laparoscopy-Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy
  • Supracervical Hysterectomy
  • Laparoscopic Supracervical Hysterectomy
  • Radical Hysterectomy
  • Oophorectomy & Salpingo-Oophorectomy

The type of hysterectomy the surgeon chooses to remove the uterus is determined by several factors such as the type and severity of condition and age as well as the overall health of the patient.

Apart from all the above, other factors significantly influence the overall cost of hysterectomy in Delhi. This mainly includes Location & Track Record Of Hospital, Hospitalization & Medications post-procedure,  and Follow-Up Meetings with the surgeon.

Take Away

Hysterectomy is major surgery and uterus removal marks a surgical cancellation of a woman’s ability to conceive or get pregnant. Undergoing a hysterectomy is a significant and emotionally heavy decision for a woman. This is the reason, you and the surgeon must decide this very carefully.

This procedure is done for several reasons, if you are suffering from certain diseases or conditions where hysterectomy is the only treatment option, you should first consult with an experienced and reliable surgeon, ask all the questions that you have in mind, know the pros and cons of the procedure, and after that decide for the same.

In Delhi, the estimated cost of a hysterectomy may range between Rs. 70,000 to Rs. 75,000. But due to the factors that we have discussed above, the specific cost may decrease or increase. To know more about the need, type, and cost of hysterectomy, you can talk to certain hospitals, doctors, or healthcare service providers.

*Disclaimer: The Cost mentioned in this blog is what Pristyn Care charges as per the City and Treatment and this cost may vary as well depending on the other factors which increase and decrease the cost. The market cost of the treatment may vary depending upon the healthcare service provider and the functional city.

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