Miscellaneous Conditions

  • Mitchel S. Hoffman
  • William N. Spellacy


There are no doubt circumstances complicating vaginal hysterectomy that have not been covered in this book. Some miscellaneous conditions are included in this chapter for the sake of completeness. For purposes of a future edition, suggestions for additional coverage would be most appreciated.

Intraepithelial neoplasia of the cervix occasionally extends onto the vaginal fornix. Recognition of this condition and technical aspects of treatment with hysterectomy are reviewed.

Treatment of a prolapsed uterine leiomyoma may include myomectomy or hysterectomy. Timing and technical aspects of hysterectomy are discussed.

The Standard (conventional) treatment for early endometrial Cancer is abdominal hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy. In highly individualized cases, however, vaginal hysterectomy is appropriate treatment. The literature and circumstances concerning vaginal hysterectomy for endometrial cancer are reviewed. The role of laparoscopy is also discussed.


Endometrial Cancer Obstet Gynecol Endometrial Carcinoma Vaginal Hysterectomy Myometrial Invasion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mitchel S. Hoffman
    • 1
  • William N. Spellacy
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics-GynecologyUniversity of South Florida, College of MedicineTampaUSA

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