Laparoscopic Hysterectomy: The Big Cutoff in Laparoscopic Surgery Development

  • Harry Reich
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Abstract

Laparoscopic hysterectomy, defined as the laparoscopic ligation of the uterine vessels, is a substitute for abdominal hysterectomy, with more attention to ureteral identification and cuff suspension. Laparoscopic hysterectomy (LH) is rarely indicated for the treatment of abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB) from a normal-sized uterus with no other associated pathologies! Most of these cases can be done vaginally without the use of a laparoscope [1].

Keywords

Laparoscopic surgery Laparoscopic hysterectomy Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Harry Reich
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  1. 1.Advanced Laparoscopic SurgeryColumbia Presbyterian Medical CenterNew YorkUSA

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