laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy

laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy

vaginal hysterectomy in which the ovarian pedicle, broad ligament, and uterosacral ligaments are surgically severed using laparoscopic instruments and the procedure completed through a colpotomy done in the typical fashion.

lap·a·ro·scop·ic-as·sis·ted vag·i·nal hys·ter·ec·to·my

(lap'ă-rŏ-skop'ik-ă-sist'ĕd vaj'i-năl his'tĕr-ek'tŏ-mē)
Procedure in which the ovarian pedicle, broad ligament, and uterosacral ligaments are surgically severed using laparoscopic instruments; the procedure is completed through a colpotomy done in the typical fashion.
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Over time, there was a shift from laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy to laparoscopic-assisted supracervical hysterectomy using the morcellator.
Effect of administration of ketorolac and local anaesthetic infiltration for pain relief after laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy.
Laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH) remains a controversial hybrid approach to definitively treat common gynecologic problems when conservative measures fail.
Surgical-made disposable trocar he used to perform an elective laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy in 1995 malfunctioned and ultimately caused his patient's death.
LAS VEGAS--Laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy for the nonprolapsed uterus was associated with significantly shorter hospital stays, compared with laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy, but all other perioperative measures were similar between the two procedures, results from a retrospective analysis showed.
This is in contrast to some of the previously published reports that compared laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH) with laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy (LSH), "all of which are retrospective, relatively small case series and have findings that do not seem to be consistent," Dr.
There were no exclusions for the other two procedures, laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH) and total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH).
SAN FRANCISCO -- Gasless laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy produced fewer hemodynamic and pulmonary changes during surgery than when carbon dioxide pneumatic abdominal distension was used, Dr.
LAS VEGAS -- Laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy can be performed safely even in women with very large uteri, according to results of a 150-patient series.

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