Laparoscopic Hysterectomy

Laparoscopic Hysterectomy

Every year about millions of hysterectomies is being performed across the world. Majority of the surgeries are done because of non-cancerous conditions and this includes abnormal uterine bleeding, fibroids, and prolapse of pelvic organs. No matter why you want to undergo a laparoscopic hysterectomy, it is necessary for you to learn everything associated with the procedure.

What is Laparoscopic Hysterectomy?

Laparoscopic Hysterectomy is the minimally invasive surgical procedure that is aimed towards the removal of the uterus via the vagina. The process involves detaching of the uterus from fallopian tubes, ovaries, and upper vagina and also from the blood vessels and other connective tissues which support the uterus. This is the surgical process that needs a shorter time for recovery and affordable too as compared to the abdominal hysterectomy where an incision is made at the lower abdomen. It is performed with the help of laparoscope which is a flexible, thin tube with a video camera. It is inserted in the abdomen near the navel through a thin incision and then the uterus is removed in sections with the laparoscope tube or via the vagina.

What are the Types of Hysterectomy?

Based on the purpose of performing Laparoscopic Hysterectomy, the surgeon may either remove the entire uterus or a part of the uterus. No matter what is the purpose of performing Laparoscopic Hysterectomy, the surgeons ensure to remove the ovaries and cervix in the process. There are different types of Laparoscopic Hysterectomy performed and this includes:

  • Supracervical or subtotal Hysterectomy where the surgeons focus on removing only the topmost part of the uterus while keeping the cervix untouched.
  • The total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy is the process to remove the entire cervix and uterus
  • Radical Hysterectomy is the procedure where the surgeon removes the entire uterus along with the side tissues of the uterus, the top part of the vagina and the cervix. The radical Hysterectomy is mainly done when the patient is likely to have cancerous cells present in the uterus.

Why Laparoscopic Hysterectomy is Done?

There are a variety of reasons why Laparoscopic Hysterectomy is done. This is the procedure which can treat a variety of gynecological issues including:

  • Fibroids – This is the benign tumors present usually in the uterus and can be treated with the Laparoscopic Hysterectomy.
  • Endometriosis – This condition happens when tissue lining in uterus outgrows the uterus involving the fallopian tubes and other organs. So it can be removed using Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
  • Adenomyosis – When the tissues lining in uterus grow within the uterine walls, adenomyosis occur which may lead to painful and heavy periods. It can be treated with Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
  • Gynaecological Cancer – Cancer present in cervix, uterus, endometrium or ovaries can be removed with Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
  • Uterine Prolapse – When the supportive tissues in pelvic and ligaments become weak, the uterus can sag into the vagina and this leads to pelvic pressure, urine leakage and difficulty in bowels. Laparoscopic Hysterectomy helps repair the supportive tissues and remove the uterus.
  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding – If you are not finding any remedy with less invasive surgical procedures and medications for long and heavy periods, Laparoscopic Hysterectomy can help
  • Chronic Pain in Pelvic – Uterine conditions causes pelvic pain and it can be solved easily with Laparoscopic Hysterectomy.

What Risks are Involved in Laparoscopic Hysterectomy?

Most of the women who undergo Laparoscopic Hysterectomy usually don’t experience any serious effects or complications from the procedure. Since Laparoscopic Hysterectomy is considered to be a major surgical procedure, some risks are involved. Some of the risks involved with Laparoscopic Hysterectomy include:

  • Inconsistency in urination
  • Part of the vagina popping out of the body
  • Formation of the vaginal fistula which is an abnormal connection that creates between bladder or rectum and vagina
  • Chronic pain post surgery

Some of the other risks involved in Laparoscopic Hysterectomy include blood clots, wound infections, injury in the surrounding organs, hemorrhage, etc.

What is the Process of Laparoscopic Hysterectomy?

The process of Laparoscopic Hysterectomy allows the surgeon to remove the uterus via the vagina and also see the other organs like pelvic organs using the slender viewing instrument called the laparoscope. The procedure is performed via small abdominal incisions or vagina aided by the thin, flexible instrument which is inserted into the incisions. Now the surgeon removes the uterus via an incision or via the vagina. The procedure is recommended to patients that are having scar tissues on pelvic organs from endometriosis or previous surgeries.

How Can UPHI Surgical Centre Help You?
- UPHI has qualified Surgeon and Gynaecologist who have treated numerous Female Patients with Hysterectomy
- We have our own diagnostic center to diagnose the actual problem and to cure it effectively
- Regular Follow-ups is done through our medical representatives
- No waiting time, Book an Appointment now with our specialist to get instant treatment
- The cost of Hysterectomy Treatment is comparatively less.

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