laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy

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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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Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy and Laparoscopic-Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 2016; 43: 463-78.
The majority underwent an abdominal hysterectomy (59%), 31% had a vaginal hysterectomy, and 10% had a laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy or total laparoscopic hysterectomy.
(b) Laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH), where the division of the uterine vessels is performed transvaginally but laparoscopy assists in the procedure to some extent.
Laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH) is the combination of these two wherein up to skeletonization of uterine arteries is performed laparoscopically and the rest of the hysterectomy is completed vaginally.
The alternative laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy with extraperitoneal vaginal morcellation or the vaginal removal of the uterine corpus was not feasible in the described cases.
Single-port access laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy: A novel method with a wound retractor and a glove.
The past surgical history of the patient was a laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy with right salpingo-oophorectomy for severe pelvic endometriosis with severe dysmenorrhea two years ago at another tertiary hospital.
Port site metastasis after laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy for endometrial cancer: Possible mechanisms and prevention.
Over time, there was a shift from laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy to laparoscopic-assisted supracervical hysterectomy using the morcellator.
Short- and long-term clinical result of laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy and total abdominal hysterectomy.
Trainees are confronted with having to learn not only the TVH and the TAH but also the LAVH (laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy), LSH (laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy), TLH (total laparoscopic hysterectomy), and RALH (robot-assisted laparoscopic hysterectomy).
Three trocars were used in all patients except one in whom four trocars were used as she had laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH).

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