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Objective: To evaluate effectiveness and safety of Khampitak Uterine Forceps in Modified Laparoscopically assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy (M- LAVH)
Design: One case of 12 week - size leiomyoma was operated by M-LAVH
Setting: Srinagarind Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University.
Results : The uterine size was 13 x 10 x7 cm3. The total operative time was 210 minutes. The forceps procedure time (applying, sawing and uterine removing) was 35 minutes. Average blood loss was 130 cc. The patient was discharged in 5 days. Febrile morbidity was detected in the 2nd day after surgery.
Conclusion: Using Khampitak Uterine Forceps in M-LAVH is a safe and effective method for treatment the patient with large leiomyoma. Khampitak Uterine Forceps in M-LAVH is expected to benefit the gynecologist to increase the success of LAVH in large uterus.