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Value of laparoscopic assistance for vaginal hysterectomy with prophylactic bilateral oophorectomy.

Authors
  • Agostini, Aubert
  • Vejux, Nadège
  • Bretelle, Florence
  • Collette, Emmanuelle
  • De Lapparent, Thomas
  • Cravello, Ludovic
  • Blanc, Bernard
Type
Published Article
Journal
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2006
Volume
194
Issue
2
Pages
351–354
Identifiers
PMID: 16458628
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The overall complication rate was higher with LAVHO than VHO. It thus appears that laparoscopic assistance is not useful in performing vaginal hysterectomies with prophylactic bilateral oophorectomies in patients without other related disorders (endometriosis, adhesions, adnexal anomalies).

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