Laparoscopically Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy : The Initial 10 Cases, Srinagarind Hospital Experience

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Kanok Seejorn
Pranom Buphasiri
Thawalwong Ratanasiri
Acom Sawasdipanich
Auayporn Pattamas

Abstract

Background : Laparoscopically  surgery  has  become  more  and  more  popular  during  recent  years.  Srinagarind  hospital  has  been  offering  laparoscopic  hysterectomy  since  February 1996.

Objective : To  study  patient  profiles  in  the  initial  10  cases  of  laparoscopically  assisted  vaginal  hysterectomy  (LAVH) at  Srinagarind  Hospital

Study  design : A  retrospective  descriptive  study

Setting : Department  of  Obstetrics  and  Gynecology,  Faculty  of  Medicine,  Srinagarind  Hospital,  Khon  Kaen  University

Subjects : 10 cases  with  LAVH  between  February  1996  and  July  1996

Main  outcome  measures : Operating  times,  techniques  for  LAVH, 8 cases  were  myoma  uteri,  2  cases  were  recurrent  DUB.  The  average  operating  time  was  2  hours  27  minutes  DUB.  The  average  operating  time  was  2 hours 27 minutes  per  case.  One  case had  torn  dome  of  urinary  bladder  during  surgery,  repaired  by  laparoscopic  suturing.

Conclustion : LAVH  is  a  new  technique  for  gynecologic  surgery.  It  needs  gynecologists  with  more  training  and  requires  further  study  to  determine  the  effectiveness  of  the  procedure

Key  words : LAVH

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Seejorn K, Buphasiri P, Ratanasiri T, Sawasdipanich A, Pattamas A. Laparoscopically Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy : The Initial 10 Cases, Srinagarind Hospital Experience. SRIMEDJ [Internet]. 2013 Nov. 20 [cited 2022 Oct. 7];12(4):212-6. Available from: https://li01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/SRIMEDJ/article/view/14008
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