TITLE

Total versus subtotal hysterectomy

PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
Journal of Perioperative Practice;Aug2006, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p355
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a review of a study about the results of total and subtotal hysterectomy for benign gynecological conditions. It is said that the study did not proved that subtotal hysterectomy offers better sexual, urinary or bowel function compared to total hysterectomy. It was found that even if subtotal surgery is a shorter procedure and intraoperative blood loss are reduced, women will possibly experience ongoing cyclical bleeding for a year after the surgery.
ACCESSION #
22315483

 

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