vaginal hysterectomy

Summary

Summary: Removal of the uterus through the vagina.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi A comparison of laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy and total abdominal hysterectomy outcomes
    O Robert Sarmini
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical Center of Arlington, Arlington, Texas 76014, USA
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 12:121-4. 2005
  2. ncbi Laparoscopically-assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH)--an alternative to abdominal hysterectomy
    K Devendra
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Singapore Med J 43:138-42. 2002
  3. ncbi Laparoscopic-assisted vaginal vs. abdominal surgery in patients with endometrial cancer stage 1
    Lisbeth Tollund
    Department of Gynecology, KAS Glostrup, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:1138-41. 2006
  4. ncbi A study of non-closure of the peritoneum at vaginal hysterectomy
    E C Janschek
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, General Hospital of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 267:213-6. 2003
  5. ncbi Vaginal management of a "late" ectopic pregnancy after vaginal hysterectomy
    Dalmo Borges Ramos
    Clinica Ginecológica Dr Dalmo Borges Ramos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Fertil Steril 94:352.e1-3. 2010
  6. ncbi Analysis of factors affecting vaginal hysterectomy
    Dae G Hong
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kyungpook National University Graduate School of Medicine, Daegu, Korea
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 18:317-21. 2009
  7. ncbi A randomized trial comparing methods of vaginal cuff closure at vaginal hysterectomy and the effect on vaginal length
    Brett J Vassallo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1805-8. 2006
  8. ncbi Laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy in southeast Nigeria--case report
    J I Ikechebelu
    Department of Obstetrics Gynaecology, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, Nigeria
    Niger J Med 18:107-9. 2009
  9. ncbi The scope of vaginal hysterectomy
    Shirish S Sheth
    Breach Candy Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai, India
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 115:224-30. 2004
  10. ncbi Randomized, prospective, double-blind comparison of abdominal and vaginal hysterectomy in women without uterovaginal prolapse
    Tariq Miskry
    Minimally Invasive Therapy Unit and Endoscopy Training Center, University Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:351-8. 2003

Research Grants

  1. Cleveland Clinic Clinical Site
    Matthew Barber; Fiscal Year: 2013
  2. Pelvic Floor Disorders Network
    CHARLES WILLIAM NAGER; Fiscal Year: 2013
  3. MOLECULAR AND BIOCHEMICAL STUDY OF COLLAGEN IN PROLAPSE
    Anthony Visco; Fiscal Year: 2002
  4. Cesarean After Sphincter Tear (CAST) RCT Planning Grant
    Anthony Visco; Fiscal Year: 2005
  5. ADIPOSE DERIVED STEM CELLS FOR TREATMENT OF INCONTINENCE
    LARISSA RODRIGUEZ; Fiscal Year: 2008
  6. ANORECTAL MANIFESTATIONS OF FEMALE PELVIC FLOOR DISORDER
    Adil Bharucha; Fiscal Year: 2002
  7. Epidemiology and Mechanisms of Fecal Incontinence
    Adil Bharucha; Fiscal Year: 2005
  8. Translating Evidence to Quality Care: Getting the Message to Your Constituency
    Kay Dickersin; Fiscal Year: 2007
  9. IONDT FOLLOW-UP STUDY
    Kay Dickersin; Fiscal Year: 2002
  10. Training for US Cochrane Contributors and Others
    Kay Dickersin; Fiscal Year: 2006

Detail Information

Publications214 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi A comparison of laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy and total abdominal hysterectomy outcomes
    O Robert Sarmini
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical Center of Arlington, Arlington, Texas 76014, USA
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 12:121-4. 2005
    ..To compare operative and postoperative results of laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy (LSH) and total abdominal hysterectomy (TAH)...
  2. ncbi Laparoscopically-assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH)--an alternative to abdominal hysterectomy
    K Devendra
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Singapore Med J 43:138-42. 2002
    To study the outcomes of 42 consecutive patients who were scheduled for a laparoscopically-assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH) between I January 1994 to 31 December 1999.
  3. ncbi Laparoscopic-assisted vaginal vs. abdominal surgery in patients with endometrial cancer stage 1
    Lisbeth Tollund
    Department of Gynecology, KAS Glostrup, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:1138-41. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to verify the peri- and postoperative differences between laparoscopic and open procedures...
  4. ncbi A study of non-closure of the peritoneum at vaginal hysterectomy
    E C Janschek
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, General Hospital of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 267:213-6. 2003
    ..aim of this case-controlled study was to determine whether non-closure of the peritoneum is detrimental in vaginal hysterectomy. 233 patients who underwent total vaginal hysterectomy (TVH) or laparoscopically assisted vaginal ..
  5. ncbi Vaginal management of a "late" ectopic pregnancy after vaginal hysterectomy
    Dalmo Borges Ramos
    Clinica Ginecológica Dr Dalmo Borges Ramos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Fertil Steril 94:352.e1-3. 2010
    ..To describe the first vaginal approach to an ectopic pregnancy after hysterectomy...
  6. ncbi Analysis of factors affecting vaginal hysterectomy
    Dae G Hong
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kyungpook National University Graduate School of Medicine, Daegu, Korea
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 18:317-21. 2009
    The study analyzes factors that affect vaginal hysterectomy to establish the indications of a vaginal approach to benign uterine disease...
  7. ncbi A randomized trial comparing methods of vaginal cuff closure at vaginal hysterectomy and the effect on vaginal length
    Brett J Vassallo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1805-8. 2006
    The objective of the study was to compare the effect of horizontal versus vertical closure of the vaginal cuff during vaginal hysterectomy on vaginal length.
  8. ncbi Laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy in southeast Nigeria--case report
    J I Ikechebelu
    Department of Obstetrics Gynaecology, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, Nigeria
    Niger J Med 18:107-9. 2009
    We present the first laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH) performed in our centre and indeed in southeast Nigeria.
  9. ncbi The scope of vaginal hysterectomy
    Shirish S Sheth
    Breach Candy Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai, India
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 115:224-30. 2004
    ..The study was designed to check the feasibility of the vaginal route as the primary route for hysterectomy...
  10. ncbi Randomized, prospective, double-blind comparison of abdominal and vaginal hysterectomy in women without uterovaginal prolapse
    Tariq Miskry
    Minimally Invasive Therapy Unit and Endoscopy Training Center, University Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:351-8. 2003
    To determine under controlled conditions whether there are significant differences in the duration of hospitalization and recovery between abdominal and vaginal hysterectomy for indications other than uterovaginal prolapse.
  11. ncbi Modified radical vaginal hysterectomy with or without laparoscopic nerve-sparing dissection: a comparative study
    Denis Querleu
    Department of Gynecologic Oncology, University of Lille II, Centre Oscar Lambret, 2 avenue Frédéric Combemale, Lille, 59020, France
    Gynecol Oncol 85:154-8. 2002
    ..This work has been carried out in order to investigate the influence of additional paracervical lymph node dissection at the time of laparoscopically assisted modified radical hysterectomy on outcome and urinary sequelae...
  12. ncbi Comparison of laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy with traditional hysterectomy for cost-effectiveness to employers
    John P Lenihan
    Tacoma Women s Specialists, PC, WA 98405, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:1714-20; discussion 1720-2. 2004
    The purpose of this study was to compare the cost-effectiveness of laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy to traditional total abdominal hysterectomy and total vaginal hysterectomy with regard not only to direct hospital costs but ..
  13. ncbi Surgical routes and complications of hysterectomy for benign disorders: a prospective observational study in French university hospitals
    E David-Montefiore
    Service de Gynecologie Obstetrique, Hopital Tenon, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie Paris VI, France
    Hum Reprod 22:260-5. 2007
    ..The objective of this prospective observational multicentre study was to examine the routes and complications of hysterectomy for benign disorders...
  14. ncbi Risk of urge and stress urinary incontinence at long-term follow-up after vaginal hysterectomy
    Renaud de Tayrac
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Antoine Beclere Hospital, Clamart, France
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:90-4. 2004
    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of urinary symptoms at long-term follow-up after vaginal hysterectomy.
  15. ncbi Hysterectomy in obese women: a comparison of abdominal and vaginal routes
    Ebru F Isik-Akbay
    Departments of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences and Biostatistics, Temple University School of Medicine, 3401 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 104:710-4. 2004
    ..To compare perioperative outcome measures of abdominal and vaginal hysterectomies in obese women...
  16. ncbi A comparison of laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy vs laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy
    M P Milad
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Medical School and Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 333 East Superior Street, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Surg Endosc 15:286-8. 2001
    ..and morbidity associated with laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy (LSH) with laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH)...
  17. ncbi Laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy versus total laparoscopic hysterectomy for the management of endometrial cancer: a randomized clinical trial
    Fabio Ghezzi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Insubria, Del Ponte Hospital Varese, Verona, Italy
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 13:114-20. 2006
    To compare laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH) and total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH) for the treatment of endometrial cancer.
  18. ncbi Laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy with uterine artery ligation through retrograde umbilical ligament tracking
    Wen Chun Chang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 12:336-42. 2005
    To evaluate the clinical outcomes of uterine artery ligation through retrograde tracking of the umbilical ligament (RUL) in laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH).
  19. ncbi Recovery from vaginal hysterectomy compared with laparoscopy-assisted vaginal hysterectomy: a prospective, randomized, multicenter study
    D Soriano
    Department of Gynecology, , Paris, France
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 80:337-41. 2001
    OBJECTIVE: To evaluate short-term recovery of vaginal hysterectomy with those of laparoscopic assisted vaginal hysterectomy performed in a prospective, randomized multicentric study...
  20. ncbi Urinary tract injury in laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy
    Yung Kuei Soong
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou Medical Center and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kwei Shan, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 14:600-5. 2007
    To evaluate the incidence and characteristics of urinary tract injury after laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH).
  21. ncbi Laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy versus abdominal hysterectomy in stage I endometrial cancer
    K M Fram
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Jordan University Hospital, P O Box 2756, Tela a Al Ali 11953, Amman, Jordan
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 12:57-61. 2002
    ..Twenty-nine patients were treated with laparoscopic assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH) and bilateral salpingo-oophrectomy (BSO) plus minus laparoscopic pelvic lymphadenectomy (LPLA), ..
  22. ncbi Total laparoscopic hysterectomy versus laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy in endometrial cancer: surgical and survival outcomes
    A Nickles Fader
    Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 16:333-9. 2009
    To compare surgical and survival outcomes of patients with early-stage endometrial cancer (EC) who underwent total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH) or laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH) +/- lymphadenectomy.
  23. ncbi The role of vaginal hysterectomy in the treatment of endometrial cancer
    Susan M Smith
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL 33606, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:202.e1-6; discussion 202.e6-7. 2007
    The objective of the study was to evaluate the role of vaginal hysterectomy in the treatment of endometrial cancer.
  24. ncbi Tissue trauma in abdominal and laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy
    Cem Atabekoglu
    Ankara University School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 06100 Cebeci Ankara, Turkey
    J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 11:467-72. 2004
    ..To compare the degree of tissue damage between abdominal and laparoscopic-assisted hysterectomy...
  25. ncbi Vaginal hysterectomy and abdominal hysterectomy for treatment of endometrial cancer in the elderly
    Tommaso Susini
    Department of Gynecology, Perinatology and Human Reproduction, University of Florence, Viale Morgagni 85, 50134 Florence, Italy
    Gynecol Oncol 96:362-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze the outcome of vaginal and abdominal hysterectomy for treatment of endometrial cancer in elderly patients...
  26. ncbi Minimizing bladder injury in laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy among women with previous cesarean sections
    W C Chang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Taiwan University Hospital, 7 Chung Shan South Road, Taipei, Taiwan
    Surg Endosc 22:171-6. 2008
    This study demonstrated a method to prevent bladder injury during laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH) to patients with vesicocervical adhesion after previous cesarean deliveries.
  27. ncbi Health-related quality of life after laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy: is uterine weight a major factor?
    Pao Ling Torng
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Qual Life Res 16:227-37. 2007
    To assess uterine size, symptom severity, and hemoglobin level as determinants of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in women subsequently undergoing laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH).
  28. ncbi Laparoscopically assisted radical vaginal hysterectomy (Coelio-Schauta): A comparison with open Wertheim/Meigs hysterectomy
    R Sharma
    Department of Gynaecology, St Michaels Hospital, United Bristol Healthcare Trust, Bristol, England
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 16:1927-32. 2006
    ..analyzed records of our first 35 consecutive patients undergoing laparoscopically assisted radical vaginal hysterectomy (LARVH) for early cervical cancer and 32 consecutive patients of open radical hysterectomy (ORH) performed ..
  29. pmc One-year follow-up after sacrospinous hysteropexy and vaginal hysterectomy for uterine descent: a randomized study
    Viviane Dietz
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Catharina Medical Center, Michelangelolaan 2, 5623, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    Int Urogynecol J 21:209-16. 2010
    In a retrospective study, the sacrospinous hysteropexy was associated with a shorter recovery time compared to a vaginal hysterectomy with no differences in anatomical outcomes. No randomized trials are performed.
  30. ncbi Open abdominal versus laparoscopic and vaginal hysterectomy: analysis of a large United States payer measuring quality and cost of care
    Lori Warren
    Women First Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 16:581-8. 2009
    To compare minimally invasive procedures (MIP)-laparoscopic and vaginal hysterectomy with the traditional open abdominal hysterectomy method by evaluating clinical and economic outcomes and use.
  31. ncbi A comparison of laparascopic-assisted radical vaginal hysterectomy and radical abdominal hysterectomy in the treatment of cervical cancer
    H Steed
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Science Center, University of Toronto, Canada
    Gynecol Oncol 93:588-93. 2004
    ..morbidity and recurrence-free survival of early-stage cervical cancer patients treated by laparoscopic-assisted radical vaginal hysterectomy (LARVH) with time-matched radical abdominal hysterectomy (RAH) controls at our center.
  32. ncbi Recurrence in a Schuchardt incision after Schauta-Amreich radical vaginal hysterectomy for cervical cancer
    A A Bader
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 14, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 16:1479-81. 2006
    A Schuchardt incision is frequently performed to facilitate access to the parametrium during radical vaginal hysterectomy for cervical cancer...
  33. ncbi Gabapentin for the prevention of postoperative pain after vaginal hysterectomy
    Michael G F Rorarius
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Tampere University Hospital, P O Box 2000, 33521 Tampere, Finland
    Pain 110:175-81. 2004
    ..5 h prior to induction of anaesthesia to patients undergoing elective vaginal hysterectomy in an active placebo-controlled, double blind, randomised study...
  34. ncbi Vaginal hysterectomy as primary treatment of endometrial cancer in medically compromised women
    J K Chan
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, The Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Irvine--Medical Center, Orange, California 92868, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 97:707-11. 2001
    ..and perioperative morbidity in medically compromised women with endometrial cancer treated by primary vaginal hysterectomy. METHODS: Fifty-one patients with endometrial cancer treated initially by vaginal hysterectomy between 1977 ..
  35. ncbi Laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy versus laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy
    Diaa El-Mowafi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Benha Faculty of Medicine, Benha, Egypt
    J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 11:175-80. 2004
    To compare laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy (LSH) with laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH) in terms of indications, pathology, length and weight of removed uteri, operative time, intraoperative blood loss, intra and ..
  36. ncbi Risk of mesh extrusion and other mesh-related complications after laparoscopic sacral colpopexy with or without concurrent laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy: experience of 402 patients
    Assia A Stepanian
    Center for Women s Care and Reproductive Surgery, Atlanta, GA 30328, USA
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 15:188-96. 2008
    ..To estimate the incidence of mesh-related complications including mesh erosion/extrusion rates in patients undergoing laparoscopic sacral colpopexy, with or without concurrent hysterectomy, using macroporous soft polypropylene mesh...
  37. ncbi Comparative study of laparoscopically assisted radical vaginal hysterectomy and open Wertheim-Meigs in patients with early-stage cervical cancer: eleven years of experience
    Jaume Pahisa
    Sección de Ginecología Oncológica Institut Clínic of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology, Hospital Clinic Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, University of Barcelona, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 20:173-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the feasibility, safety, and survival outcomes of Coelio-Schauta (CS) procedure versus open Wertheim-Meigs (WM) as primary surgical treatment of early-stage cervical cancer...
  38. pmc Hysterectomy and sexual wellbeing: prospective observational study of vaginal hysterectomy, subtotal abdominal hysterectomy, and total abdominal hysterectomy
    Jan Paul W R Roovers
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Medical Center Utrecht, 3584 CX Utrecht, Netherlands
    BMJ 327:774-8. 2003
    To compare the effects of vaginal hysterectomy, subtotal abdominal hysterectomy, and total abdominal hysterectomy on sexual wellbeing.
  39. ncbi Prevention of complications in laparoscopic hysterectomy: experience with 1120 cases performed by a single surgeon
    Yucel Karaman
    Centre Hospitalier Interrégional Edith Cavell, Bruxelles, Belgium
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 14:78-84. 2007
    ..The aim of this study is to describe a safe technique without any ureteral, bladder, and major vessel injuries in laparoscopic hysterectomy with a CO2 laser technique...
  40. ncbi Laparoscopy-assisted vaginal hysterectomy compared with abdominal hysterectomy in clinical stage I endometrial cancer: safety, recurrence, and long-term outcome
    Ioannis Kalogiannidis
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospitals Leuven, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:248.e1-8. 2007
    To determine the feasibility of laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH) in the treatment of clinical FIGO stage I endometrial adenocarcinoma and long-term survival outcome.
  41. ncbi Single port access laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy for large uterus weighing exceeding 500 grams: technique and initial report
    Taejong Song
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Samsung Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 17:456-60. 2010
    To present our initial experience with single-port access laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy (SPA-LAVH) in a large uterus weighing in excess of 500 g.
  42. ncbi A multi-center study of intrathecal neostigmine for analgesia following vaginal hysterectomy
    G R Lauretti
    Department of Surgery, Orthopedics and Traumatology, Faculty of Medicine of Ribeirao Preto, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Anesthesiology 89:913-8. 1998
    ..This multicenter, placebo-controlled trial investigated the effects of 25-75 microg intrathecal neostigmine on analgesia and blood pressure in women undergoing vaginal hysterectomy.
  43. ncbi Comparison of two procedures for laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy of large myomatous uteri
    Yuan Kuei Yen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Veterans General Hospital Taipei, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 9:63-9. 2002
    To evaluate whether laparoscopic bipolar coagulation of uterine vessels (LBCUV) and supracervical amputation improve laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH).
  44. ncbi Uterine preservation during surgery for uterovaginal prolapse: a review
    Aparna Diwan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 15:286-92. 2004
    The traditional surgical treatment for uterovaginal prolapse has been vaginal hysterectomy. For many reasons, women may request uterine preservation at the time of prolapse surgery...
  45. ncbi A randomised controlled trial comparing abdominal and vaginal prolapse surgery: effects on urogenital function
    Jan Paul W R Roovers
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BJOG 111:50-6. 2004
    To compare the effects of vaginal hysterectomy (combined with anterior and/or posterior colporraphy) and abdominal sacro-colpopexy (with preservation of the uterus) on urogenital function.
  46. pmc Laparoscopic assistance after vaginal hysterectomy and unsuccessful access to the ovaries or failed uterine mobilization: changing trends
    Ornella Sizzi
    Columbus Hospital of Rome, Italy
    JSLS 8:339-46. 2004
    ..Rome to point out changes in choosing the route for performing hysterectomy; to evaluate the feasibility of vaginal hysterectomy (VH) and oophorectomy, even in commonly considered contraindications to the vaginal route; to describe a ..
  47. ncbi Postoperative infections and antibiotic prophylaxis for hysterectomy in Sweden: a study by the Swedish National Register for Gynecologic Surgery
    Mats Lofgren
    Department of Clinical Science, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Umea University Hospital, Umea, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 83:1202-7. 2004
    ....
  48. ncbi Abdominal hysterectomy for the enlarged myomatous uterus compared with vaginal hysterectomy with morcellation
    Susan M Taylor
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, 2211 Lomas Boulevard NE, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:1579-82; discussion 1582-3. 2003
    The purpose of this study was to compare intraoperative and postoperative complications of abdominal hysterectomy for the enlarged, myomatous uterus with vaginal hysterectomy with morcellation.
  49. ncbi Sacrospinous hysteropexy compared to vaginal hysterectomy as primary surgical treatment for a descensus uteri: effects on urinary symptoms
    H J van Brummen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Room F 05 829, Heidelberglaan 100, 3508 GA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 14:350-5; discussion 355. 2003
    One hundred and three women underwent sacrospinous hysteropexy (n=54) or vaginal hysterectomy with a vaginal vault suspension (n=49) for the management of descensus uteri. They were sent a postal questionnaire...
  50. pmc Laparoscopic management of bleeding after laparoscopic or vaginal hysterectomy
    Zdenek Holub
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Endoscopic Training Center, Baby Friendly Hospital, Kladno, Czech Republic
    JSLS 8:235-8. 2004
    To assess the results and contributions of laparoscopy in the management of postoperative bleeding following laparoscopic (LH) or vaginal hysterectomy (VH).
  51. ncbi A comparison of abdominal and vaginal hysterectomy for the large uterus
    O H Harmanli
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 87:19-23. 2004
    ..To compare the perioperative outcomes of women with an enlarged uterus (>or=250 g) who had abdominal and vaginal hysterectomies...
  52. ncbi Laparoscopic coagulation of the uterine blood supply in laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy is associated with less blood loss
    C Kohler
    Department of Gynecology, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 25:453-6. 2004
    ..Does laparoscopic coagulation of the uterine blood supply decrease blood loss compared with transvaginal ligature of the uterine vessels?..
  53. ncbi Laparoscopically assisted radical vaginal hysterectomy vs. radical abdominal hysterectomy for cervical cancer: a match controlled study
    K S Jackson
    Northern Gynaecological Oncology Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead NE9 6SX, United Kingdom
    Gynecol Oncol 95:655-61. 2004
    The technical feasibility of laparoscopically assisted radical vaginal hysterectomy has been well described, but its advantages over the open technique remain largely unproven. We reviewed and compared our experiences with both approaches.
  54. pmc Outcomes of vaginal hysterectomy for uterovaginal prolapse: a population-based, retrospective, cross-sectional study of patient perceptions of results including sexual activity, urinary symptoms, and provided care
    Mojgan Pakbaz
    Department of Clinical Science, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    BMC Womens Health 9:9. 2009
    b>Vaginal hysterectomy is often used to correct uterovaginal prolapse, however, there is little information regarding outcomes after surgery in routine clinical practice...
  55. ncbi A laparoscopic bipolar cutting forceps can assist in a case of difficult vaginal hysterectomy
    Bradford W Fenton
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Summa Health System, Akron, OH 44303 2090, USA
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 13:331-3. 2006
    ..laparoscopic cutting forceps was used for coagulation and transection of the uterine pedicles during a vaginal hysterectomy. This represents a way to expand on traditional techniques for completion of difficult vaginal hysterectomy,..
  56. ncbi Cost-effectiveness analysis of the treatment of large leiomyomas: laparoscopic assisted vaginal hysterectomy versus abdominal hysterectomy
    Raja Mittapalli
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Summa Health System, Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, Akron, OH 44309, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:e19-21. 2007
    The purpose of this study was to perform a cost-effectiveness analysis comparing the treatment of large leiomyomas by laparoscopic assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH) versus abdominal hysterectomy (AH).
  57. ncbi [Total laparoscopic hysterectomy versus vaginal hysterectomy: a prospective randomized trial]
    M Morelli
    Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale e Clinica Facoltà di Medicina e Chirurgia, Cattedra di Ginecologia e Ostetricia, Università degli Studi di Catanzaro Magna Graecia, Studi di Catanzaro, Italy
    Minerva Ginecol 59:99-105. 2007
    The aim of the study was to compare the effects of total laparoscopic hysterectomy with those of vaginal hysterectomy.
  58. ncbi A comparative study between laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy and abdominal hysterectomy
    Prasong Jaturasrivilai
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Uttaradit Hospital, Uttaradit 53000, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 90:837-43. 2007
    To compare efficiency of laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH) and total abdominal hysterectomy (TAH) MATERIAL AND METHOD: Medical records of 50 cases of LA VH and 50 cases of TAH were reviewed from January 2004 to ..
  59. ncbi Laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy versus minilaparotomy hysterectomy: a prospective, randomized, multicenter study
    Ludovico Muzii
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Campus Bio Medico University, Rome, Italy
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 14:610-5. 2007
    The aim of this study was to compare operative and early postoperative outcomes of laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH) and minilaparotomy in a randomized clinical trial including patients undergoing total hysterectomy for ..
  60. ncbi Anatomical and functional results of McCall culdoplasty in the prevention of enteroceles and vaginal vault prolapse after vaginal hysterectomy
    Gautier Chene
    Obstetrics and Gynecology, North Hospital, CHU, St Etienne, France
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:1007-11. 2008
    ..in the treatment of moderate hysterocele and the prevention of enterocele and vaginal vault prolapse after vaginal hysterectomy. Using a modified McCall procedure, 185 patients underwent vaginal hysterectomy for mild or moderate ..
  61. pmc Laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy for uteri weighing 1000 grams or more
    James Fanning
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Summa Health System, Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, Akron, Ohio, USA
    JSLS 12:376-9. 2008
    Prospective randomized trials have proven the benefits of laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH) compared with abdominal hysterectomy...
  62. ncbi The four-trocar method for performing laparoscopically-assisted vaginal hysterectomy on large uteri
    Joong Sub Choi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 13:276-80. 2006
    To assess the feasibility and efficacy of laparoscopically-assisted-vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH) for a large uterus with the new trocar technique.
  63. ncbi No difference in length of hospital stay between laparoscopic and abdominal supravaginal hysterectomy--a preliminary study
    Ulf Oscarsson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Skelleftea lasarett, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:682-7. 2006
    ....
  64. ncbi Laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy versus abdominal hysterectomy in stages I and II endometrial cancer. Operating data, follow up and survival
    A Zapico
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Principe de Asturias Hospital, School of Medicine, Alcala University, Alcala de Henares, 28805 Madrid, Spain
    Gynecol Oncol 98:222-7. 2005
    ..To assess the feasibility of laparoscopy in the treatment of early stage endometrial carcinoma and follow up outcomes compared to classic laparotomy...
  65. ncbi Laparoscopic uterosacral ligament uterine suspension compared with vaginal hysterectomy with vaginal vault suspension for uterovaginal prolapse
    Aparna Diwan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 17:79-83. 2006
    ..uterosacral ligament uterine suspension (LUSUS) to those of vaginal vault suspension with total vaginal hysterectomy (TVH) for the treatment of symptomatic uterovaginal prolapse...
  66. ncbi Does vaginal reconstructive surgery with or without vaginal hysterectomy or trachelectomy improve sexual well being? A prospective follow-up study
    Jackie A Stoutjesdijk
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 17:131-5. 2006
    ..To compare sexual well being in women with pelvic organ prolapse before and after vaginal reconstructive surgery...
  67. ncbi Transvaginal hysterectomy or laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy for nonprolapsed uteri
    Wen Chun Chang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Obstet Gynecol 106:321-6. 2005
    To define a rational guideline for the use of either laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH) or transvaginal hysterectomy in dealing with a nonprolapsed uterus.
  68. pmc Laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy compared with abdominal, vaginal, and laparoscopic vaginal hysterectomy in a primary care hospital setting
    John L Washington
    Central Carolina Gynecology and Urogynecology, Burlington, North Carolina 27215, USA
    JSLS 9:292-7. 2005
    ..compares the operative parameters of laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy, laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy, total vaginal hysterectomy, and total abdominal hysterectomy in patients in a small suburban medical center...
  69. ncbi Sexual functioning after vaginal hysterectomy or transvaginal sacrospinous uterine suspension for uterine prolapse: a comparison
    Cherng Jye Jeng
    Department of Obstetrics, Cathay General Hospital, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
    J Reprod Med 50:669-74. 2005
    To examine changes in sexuality after total vaginal hysterectomy (TVH) or transvaginal sacrospinous uterine suspension (SSUS)for uterine prolapse.
  70. ncbi Laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy versus abdominal hysterectomy in endometrial cancer
    L Frigerio
    Obstetric Department, Ospedali Riuniti, Bergamo, Italy
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 93:209-13. 2006
    ..To see whether laparoscopy provides exact staging and effective treatment of endometrial cancer patients, compared with total abdominal hysterectomy, with shorter hospital stay, prompter recovery, and better quality of life...
  71. pmc The effectiveness of surgical correction of uterine prolapse: cervical amputation with uterosacral ligament plication (modified Manchester) versus vaginal hysterectomy with high uterosacral ligament plication
    Tiny A de Boer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 20:1313-9. 2009
    ..study is to evaluate cervical amputation with uterosacral ligament plication (modified Manchester) and compare it to vaginal hysterectomy with high uterosacral ligament plication procedure with special regard to the middle compartment.
  72. ncbi Laparoscopic treatment of hemorrhage after vaginal hysterectomy or laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH)
    I Wilke
    Department of Gynecology, Friedrich Schiller University, Bachstrasse 18, D-07740 Jena, Germany
    Surg Endosc 15:1144-6. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Hemorrhage following vaginal hysterectomy or LAVH can be treated by laparoscopy in the majority of patients...
  73. ncbi Abdominal or vaginal hysterectomy for enlarged uteri: a randomized clinical trial
    L Benassi
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Neonatology, University of Parma, Via Gramsci, Italy
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:1561-5. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare advantages, disadvantages, and outcomes in patients who undergo vaginal or abdominal hysterectomy for enlarged symptomatic uteri...
  74. ncbi Short- and long-term clinical results of laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy and total abdominal hysterectomy
    Chung Chang Shen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 4F 4, 123, Ta Pei Road, Niao Sung Hsiang, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 10:49-54. 2003
    To compare short- and long-term clinical results of laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH) and total abdominal hysterectomy (TAH).
  75. ncbi High incidence of positive peritoneal cytology in low-risk endometrial cancer treated by laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy
    Y Sonoda
    Gynecology Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 80:378-82. 2001
    OBJECTIVE: Laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH) has evolved into an alternative form of surgical management in the treatment of low-risk endometrial cancer...
  76. ncbi Does mode of hysterectomy influence micturition and defecation?
    J P Roovers
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 80:945-51. 2001
    ..Hysterectomy may affect bladder and bowel function. A retrospective study was performed to compare the prevalence of micturition and defecation symptoms between different modes of hysterectomy...
  77. pmc Culdolaparoscopic cholecystectomy during vaginal hysterectomy
    Daniel A Tsin
    Department of Gynecology, The Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens, Astoria, New York, USA
    JSLS 7:171-2. 2003
    ..The visualization of the abdomen during vaginal hysterectomy, however, is not usually done...
  78. ncbi Morbidity of 10 110 hysterectomies by type of approach
    J Makinen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Turku University Hospital, FIN 20520 Turku, Finland
    Hum Reprod 16:1473-8. 2001
    ..Since the late 1980s, the option of laparoscopic hysterectomy has raised questions about the most suitable approach to hysterectomy...
  79. ncbi Vaginal hysterectomy for enlarged uteri, with or without laparoscopic assistance: randomized study
    E Darai
    Service de Gynecologie, Hopital Hotel Dieu de Paris, Paris, France
    Obstet Gynecol 97:712-6. 2001
    To compare short-term results of vaginal hysterectomy (VH) with those of laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH) in women with enlarged uteri.
  80. ncbi Laparoscopic-assisted radical vaginal hysterectomy (LARVH): prospective evaluation of 200 patients with cervical cancer
    Hermann Hertel
    Department of Gynecology, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Bachstrasse 18, D 07740 Jena, Germany
    Gynecol Oncol 90:505-11. 2003
    The purpose of this study was to determine the survival of cervical cancer patients treated with laparoscopically assisted radical vaginal hysterectomy (LARVH). We quantify morbidity and correlate survival with known risk factors.
  81. ncbi Major complications associated with laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy: ten-year experience
    Chung Chang Shen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 4F 4, 123 6, Ta Pei Road, Niao Sung Hsiang, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 10:147-53. 2003
    To describe our experience with major complications associated with laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH) and compare our results with those of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL) membership survey ..
  82. ncbi Challenging generally accepted contraindications to vaginal hysterectomy
    R C Doucette
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lakeview Hospital, Bountiful, Utah, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 184:1386-9; discussion 1390-1. 2001
    OBJECTIVE: A number of preexisting clinical conditions are generally accepted as contraindications to vaginal hysterectomy. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the validity of this concept...
  83. ncbi Comparative study of vaginal, laparoscopically assisted vaginal and abdominal hysterectomies for uterine myoma larger than 6 cm in diameter or uterus weighing at least 450 g: a prospective randomized study
    Jiann Loung Hwang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Shin Kong Wu Ho Su Memorial Medical Center, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 81:1132-8. 2002
    ....
  84. ncbi Single-port access laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy: a novel method with a wound retractor and a glove
    Yoo Young Lee
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Gangnam Gu, Seoul, Korea
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 16:450-3. 2009
    To present our initial experience with single port-access laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy (SPA-LAVH) by use of a wound retractor and a glove.
  85. pmc Uterosacral colpopexy at the time of vaginal hysterectomy: comparison of laparoscopic and vaginal approaches
    Charles R Rardin
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, 695 Eddy Street, Suite 12, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Reprod Med 54:273-80. 2009
    To compare the risk of ureteral compromise and of recurrent vault prolapse following vaginal vs. laparoscopic uterosacral vault suspension at the time of vaginal hysterectomy.
  86. ncbi Benefit and safety of 28-day transdermal estrogen regimen during vaginal hysterectomy (a controlled trial)
    Antovska Vesna
    Department for Urogynaecology and Pelvic Floor Disorders, University Clinic for Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Medical Faculty, University Saint Cyril and Methodius, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
    Maturitas 53:282-98. 2006
    Assessment of benefit and safety of 28-day transdermal 17-beta estradiol regimen during vaginal hysterectomy.
  87. ncbi Safety and efficacy of using the LigaSure vessel sealing system for securing the pedicles in vaginal hysterectomy: randomised controlled trial
    M A Hefni
    Department of Gynaecology, Benenden Hospital, Kent TN17 7AX, UK
    BJOG 112:329-33. 2005
    To assess the safety and efficacy of using the LigaSure vessel sealing system for securing the pedicles during vaginal hysterectomy in comparison with the conventional method of securing the pedicles by suture ligation.
  88. ncbi Vaginal cuff recurrence of endometrial cancer treated by laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy
    Christina S Chu
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 88:62-5. 2003
    Laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH) has been suggested as an alternative to total abdominal hysterectomy (TAH) for the treatment of early endometrial cancer...
  89. ncbi A simplified method to decrease operative blood loss in laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy for the large uterus
    Chin Jung Wang
    Division of Gynecologic Endoscopy, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou Medical Center, 5, Fu Hsin Street, Kwei Shan Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 11:370-3. 2004
    STUDY OBJECTIVE. To evaluate the role of oxytocin in decreasing operative blood loss in laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH) for the large uterus (weight > or = 500 g).
  90. ncbi Laparoscopic removal of an intravesical foreign body after laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy: a case report and review of the literatures
    Un Suk Jung
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 18:420-2. 2008
    ..The foreign body was a leiomyoma of the uterus that had not been removed during laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy. The myoma entered into the bladder through a defect that was not diagnosed nor repaired until after the ..
  91. ncbi Operative injuries during vaginal hysterectomy
    P Mathevet
    Department of Gynecology, Hopital E. Herriot, Pavillon L, 69437 Lyon Cedex 03, France
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 97:71-5. 2001
    ..To evaluate incidence, characteristics and consequences of urinary and intestinal tract injuries during vaginal hysterectomy for benign conditions...
  92. ncbi Vaginal hysterectomy: dispelling the myths
    Geoff McCracken
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto ON
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 29:424-8. 2007
    ..for every hysterectomy; if it is assumed that most surgeons would try to follow accepted guidelines, vaginal hysterectomy is presumably being considered and excluded...
  93. pmc A randomized prospective trial of the postoperative quality of life between laparoscopic uterine artery ligation and laparoscopy-assisted vaginal hysterectomy for the treatment of symptomatic uterine fibroids: clinical trial design
    Hee Seung Kim
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, 110 744, Republic of Korea
    Trials 10:8. 2009
    Laparoscopy-assisted vaginal hysterectomy is one of the definite methods for the treatment of symptomatic uterine fibroids with lesser intraoperative bleeding and shorter hospitalization compared with abdominal hysterectomy...
  94. ncbi Effect of uterotonics on intra-operative blood loss during laparoscopy-assisted vaginal hysterectomy: a randomised controlled trial
    Fung Wei Chang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, National Defense University, Neihu, Taipei, Taiwan
    BJOG 113:47-52. 2006
    To investigate the effectiveness of uterotonics misoprostol and oxytocin on reducing blood loss during laparoscopy-assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH).
  95. ncbi [Factors considered to choose type of a hysterectomy for benign uterus lesions (excluding prolapsus and obstetrical indications)]
    A Melis
    CHU Grenoble, BP 217, 38043 Grenoble Cedex
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 34:241-51. 2005
    ..We searched for the factors determining the type of hysterectomy (vaginal, laparoscopy or laparotomy) performed in women with supposedly benign uterine disease...
  96. ncbi Prospective randomized comparison of laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH) with abdominal hysterectomy (AH) for the treatment of the uterus weighing >200 g
    K Schutz
    Department of Gynecology, Friedrich Schiller University, Bachstrasse 18, 07740 Jena, Germany
    Surg Endosc 16:121-5. 2002
    Laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH) can be used for the vaginal removal of large uteri (200 g), which are conventionally treated with an abdominal approach (AH).
  97. ncbi Comparison of total laparoscopic hysterectomy and laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy
    Cheng Yu Long
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Municipal Hsiao Kang Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 53:214-9. 2002
    We compare the surgical results of 60 women undergoing laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH) and 41 having total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH) under the indications of uterine fibroids or adenomyosis...
  98. ncbi Benefits of intracervical injection of sterile saline solution in laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy with vaginal colpotomy and bladder mobilization
    Shang Gwo Horng
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Reprod Med 50:607-12. 2005
    To evaluate the influence of intracervical saline injection on inexperienced operators and on laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH).
  99. ncbi [Clinical study on different operation procedure for hysterectomy]
    Xiao Yan Huang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital, School of Medicien Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310016, China
    Zhonghua Fu Chan Ke Za Zhi 40:652-5. 2005
    ..To investigate the effects and outcomes of four procedures for hysterectomy...
  100. ncbi Laparoscopically assisted radical vaginal versus radical abdominal hysterectomy type II in patients with cervical cancer
    S Malur
    Department of Gynecology, Friedrich-Schiller University, Bachstrasse 18, 07740 Jena, Germany
    Surg Endosc 15:289-92. 2001
    ..1994 and May 1999, 70 patients with cervical cancer were treated by laparoscopically assisted radical vaginal hysterectomy. Data from both the abdominal group and the laparoscopic-vaginal group were obtained retrospectively...
  101. ncbi Audit of morbidity and mortality rates of 1792 hysterectomies
    Souzan Kafy
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 13:55-9. 2006
    To audit morbidity and mortality rates of laparoscopic, abdominal, and vaginal hysterectomy.

Research Grants10

  1. Cleveland Clinic Clinical Site
    Matthew Barber; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..SSH), the most well-studied uterine-sparing pelvic organ prolapse (POP) surgery, relative to total vaginal hysterectomy with sacrospinous ligament fixation (TVH/SSLF), a commonly used hysterectomy-based vaginal uterovaginal ..
  2. Pelvic Floor Disorders Network
    CHARLES WILLIAM NAGER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..whether these new uterine-sparing, apical vaginal procedures are reasonable alternatives to conventional vaginal hysterectomy and native tissue suspension...
  3. MOLECULAR AND BIOCHEMICAL STUDY OF COLLAGEN IN PROLAPSE
    Anthony Visco; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This study would be the first large-scale comprehensive description of collagen cross-linking, lysine hydroxylation, and of genes coding for enzymes involved in the cross-linking process, in patients with pelvic organ prolapse. ..
  4. Cesarean After Sphincter Tear (CAST) RCT Planning Grant
    Anthony Visco; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The upfront investment of time and resources will result in the submission of an efficient and well-designed R01 application that can be implemented in a timely fashion. ..
  5. ADIPOSE DERIVED STEM CELLS FOR TREATMENT OF INCONTINENCE
    LARISSA RODRIGUEZ; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Lastly, we will use an animal model of incontinence and decreased urethral resistance to test the hypothesis that these cells can be used to reconstruct a functional urethra as a treatment of stress incontinence. ..
  6. ANORECTAL MANIFESTATIONS OF FEMALE PELVIC FLOOR DISORDER
    Adil Bharucha; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. Epidemiology and Mechanisms of Fecal Incontinence
    Adil Bharucha; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. Translating Evidence to Quality Care: Getting the Message to Your Constituency
    Kay Dickersin; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  9. IONDT FOLLOW-UP STUDY
    Kay Dickersin; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  10. Training for US Cochrane Contributors and Others
    Kay Dickersin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The applicant will collaborate and partner with investigators associated with the EPCs in all stages of the project. [unreadable] [unreadable]..