First published 1942.
|Statement||by James William Kennedy and Archibald Donald Campbell.|
|Contributions||Campbell, Archibald Donald.|
In recent years advances in laparoscopic technologies have led to renewed interest in the vaginal approach to hysterectomy, which has many proven benefits for patients. This volume, dedicated to explaining and promoting the vaginal route of hysterectomy, is written and edited by an international tea. The text covers every aspect of vaginal hysterectomy, including a comparison of the vaginal approach to other routes, indications and contraindications, relevant anatomy and tools, preoperative and postoperative care, the basic technique as well as advanced techniques with tips and tricks for the difficult vaginal hysterectomy, as well as prevention and management of complications. In addition, the authors set forth the arguments for and against vaginal hysterectomy, abdominal hysterectomy, laparoscopic assistance, and transcervical resection of the endometrium. Combined with a full review of the potential complications, morbidity and mortality associated with the vaginal approach, this book provides the reader with a well-balanced, thorough and considered appraisal of vaginal hysterectomy. As the incidence of hysterectomy worldwide continues to rise, Vaginal. About this book Knowledge of and experience with the basic technique of vaginal hysterectomy is not univers al. Each surgeon must learn to identify and appreciate the dimensions of individual variation in anatomic findings and therefore surgical technical decisions and their execu tion from one patient to .
This book presents a step by step surgical description including series of pictures of vaginal hysterectomy, abdominal hysterectomy and laparoscopic hysterectomies. The book contains sectional anatomic and operation site photographs of every surgical step. Rationale for Approach. The vaginal approach to hysterectomy in the setting of prolapse has a rich history and offers a minimally invasive, cost-effective approach with short operating times, quick recovery, and minimal morbidity. Removal of the uterus is often straightforward; however, as the degree of prolapse increases. A vaginal hysterectomy is the removal of the uterus through the vagina. It can take 6 weeks to recover fully. Recovery is easier and faster than other kinds of hysterectomy. This volume, dedicated to explaining and promoting the vaginal route of hysterectomy, is written and edited by an international team of experts and provides a much-needed source of up-to-date information and instruction. Importantly, the authors caution that laparoscopic technology can provide a valuable source 1/5(1).
Most women also have a bloody vaginal discharge after a hysterectomy that is normally a brownish color and may have a slight odor. This can continue for a few days to several weeks. Recovery time for a vaginal hysterectomy is shorter than for an abdominal : Ann Pietrangelo. Read a free chapter and appendix from the book. Read the Preface, Chapter 5 (which covers the steps of the basic technique) and Appendix 1 (an interesting story of the history of vaginal hysterectomy. THE HYSTERECTOMY BOOK Introduction A hysterectomy, the removal of a woman’s womb (medically referred to as the uterus), is a major yet routine operation today, carrying with it many advantages for the women concerned. In many cases the operation means an end to prolonged or heavy bleeding or pain,File Size: 70KB. Simplified Vaginal Hysterectomy: The Book Howard Herrell. Loading Unsubscribe from Howard Herrell? Cancel Unsubscribe. Working Subscribe Subscribed Unsubscribe K.