total abdominal hysterectomy


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total abdominal hysterectomy

(tōt′l)
n.
An abdominal hysterectomy in which the uterus and cervix are removed.
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total abdominal hysterectomy

Gynecology The surgical removal of the uterus through an incision in abdomen. Cf Vaginal hysterectomy.
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total abdominal hysterectomy

Removal of the uterus, including the cervix, through an abdominal incision.
See also: hysterectomy
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Infiltration of the abdominal wall with local anesthetic after total abdominal hysterectomy has no opioid sparing effect.
A descriptive case series of one hundred total abdominal hysterectomy specimens were included in the present study in Pathology department, Allama Iqbal Medical College, Lahore.
Hysterectomy and sexual wellbeing: prospective observational study of vaginal hysterectomy, subtotal abdominal hysterectomy, and total abdominal hysterectomy. BMJ.
Study subjects were 89 women who underwent vaginal hysterectomy, 76 who had a subtotal abdominal hysterectomy, and 145 who had a total abdominal hysterectomy, all of whom reported being sexually active before the surgery and within six months after surgery.
Slack, "Total abdominal hysterectomy versus total laparoscopic hysterectomy for benign disease: a meta-analysis," European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive, vol.
74 days after total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingectomy, the patient was given permission 5 weeks from her surgery to resume intercourse.
She underwent total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy.
The objective of the study by Janda and colleagues (known as the "LACE" trial) was to evaluate the equivalency of total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH) with staging versus the standard procedure, which is total abdominal hysterectomy (TAH) with staging, for surgical management of women with presumed low-risk, early-stage endometrial cancer.
In particular, the Ontario Hospital Association has published reports showing association of (VH) Vaginal hysterectomy to total abdominal hysterectomy as a method of grading hospitals and gave more scores to those hospitals which performed more VH than TAH.
(1) The rapid, safe and complete sealing of vessels is an important part of a successful total abdominal hysterectomy. Achieving haemostasis is fundamental in all surgical approaches.
The aim of this research was to determine, by using the Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI) and the Beck Depression Scale (BDS), whether the operation of Total Abdominal Hysterectomy and Bilateral Salpingo-oophorectomy (TAH+BSO) performed on benign reasons among sexually healthy and active women aged between 40-60 has any effect on sexual life and levels of depression in the post-operative short period.