Vaginal hysterectomy is not the first choice if cervical and uterine cancer is suspected. In addition, endometriosis is treated by abdominal hysterectomy.In cases where it is not possible to remove from the vagina due to the size of the uterus, abdominal hysterectomy is carried out.
Scars After Surgery
Vaginal hysterectomy does not result in scarring, as in abdominal hysterectomy, because organs are removed through the vagina. The experience of the doctor and the fact that the medical condition does not require abdominal hysterectomy can be considered as an advantage.
As vaginal hysterectomy positively impacts hysterectomy recovery period and minimizes the infection risk attributable to lack of open cuts, it likewise has negative sides. These involve an increased risk of damage to other organs.
This content is written and reviewed by our medical content team in September, 2019.