total abdominal hysterectomy


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total abdominal hysterectomy

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

total abdominal hysterectomy

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

total abdominal hysterectomy

Removal of the uterus, including the cervix, through an abdominal incision.
See also: hysterectomy
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The employer of a 40-year old woman undergoing a total abdominal hysterectomy must bear an additional cost of $4,500 to $5,000 in lost work/salaries (disability/sick leave) due to the six-week recovery period.
The same approach was used in a 77-year-old patient who had undergone total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, as well as multiple prior prolapse repairs, including transvaginal repair with graft augmentation, a pubic bone sling, and transvaginal enterocele repair with graft augmentation and repeat enterocele repair with colpocleisis.
At the time of the original TOSH trial, some people felt that total abdominal hysterectomy [TAH] was associated with higher rates of sexual dysfunction, lower urinary tract symptoms, pelvic organ prolapse, and surgical complications when compared with abdominal supracervical hysterectomy," Dr.
March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- A new bloodless, nerve- sparing total abdominal hysterectomy procedure that does not disturb the pelvic support system has recently been developed.
The PORTEC-2 trial included patients at high-intermediate risk for endometrial carcinoma who had undergone a total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy (TAH-BSO) without lymphadenectomy.
Wolff continued, "The results from this study are promising by reporting that Entereg accelerated recovery of gastrointestinal function and time to hospital discharge order written as compared with placebo in patients with POI after undergoing bowel resection or radical total abdominal hysterectomy surgery.
Another study comparing UFE with abdominal myomectomy, total vaginal hysterectomy, or total abdominal hysterectomy found UFE had the lowest cost.