This second edition brings clinicians fully up to date with the latest advances and research in vaginal hysterectomy. Beginning with an introduction to the technique, its history, preoperative patient assessment, and methodology, the following chapters discuss different aspects of the procedure, using different techniques for different disorders.
The final sections discuss the advantages and disadvantages of vaginal hysterectomy, comparing it with alternative techniques such as abdominal hysterectomy, transcervical resection of the endometrium, and laparoscopic hysterectomy.
The new edition has been fully revised and updated and includes nearly 300 highly illustrated photographs and diagrams.
New edition presenting recent advances and research in vaginal hysterectomy
Compares vaginal hysterectomy with alternative procedures
Includes nearly 300 photographs, illustrations and tables
Previous edition published in 2001
Shirish S Sheth MD FRCOG (Ad Eundem) FACOG (Hon) FACS FICS FCPS FICOG FAMS FSOGC (Hon) Consultant Gynaecologist, Breach Candy Hospital, Sir Hurkisondas Hospital and Saifee Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
The History of Vaginal Hysterectomy Vaginal Hysterectomy: Indications and Contraindications Preoperative Assessment Access to Vesicouterine and Rectouterine Pouches Vaginal Hysterectomy for Genital Prolapse Anterior, Posterior, and Apical Vaginal Reconstruction with and without Bolsters The Nulliparous Patient Uterine Fibroids Uterine Debulking at Vaginal Hysterectomy Hysterectomy after Previous Abdominopelvic Surgery Trial Vaginal Hysterectomy and Trial Vaginal Route Contraindicated Abdominal Route Oophorectomy at the Time of Benign Hysterectomy Concomitant Salpingo-Oophorectomy at Vaginal Hysterectomy Adnexal Pathology at Vaginal Hysterectomy Subtotal Vaginal Hysterectomy The Difficult Vaginal Hysterectomy Hybrid Approach for Difficult Vaginal Hysterectomy Hysterectomy on High-Risk Women Simplified Technique of Vaginal Hysterectomy Is Vaginal Hysterectomy a Day Care Procedure? Malignancy Related to Vaginal Hysterectomy and Laparoscopically Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy Vaginal Hysterectomy for Carcinoma of the Endometrium Newer Perspectives Associated Urethral Sphincter Incompetence Associated Nongynecological Surgery Place of Sacrospinous Colpopexy at Vaginal Hysterectomy Hysterectomy and Sexuality Vaginal Hysterectomy versus Transcervical Resection of the Endometrium Vaginal or Abdominal Hysterectomy? Vaginal Hysterectomy versus Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Complications, Morbidity, and Mortality of Vaginal Hysterectomy Cosmetogynecology Choosing the Correct Hysterectomy Technique