Hysterectomy operation is not suggested for patients who had one or more of the following:
● Uterine size greater than 280 g ● Previous multiple pelvic or abdominal surgeries ● Advanced uterine malignancies ● Advanced cervical malignancies ● Ovarian malignancies
This procedure is also not suggested for patients wanting to have children in the future or patients experiencing morbid obesity.
Discharge From Hospital
Patient is required to stay 2 to 5 nights in the hospital
Duration Of Operation
2 to 4 hours
2 to 4 weeks
Smoking is needed to be stopped for a month before the hysterectomy operation. The gynecological surgeon needs to be aware of any medications that the patient might be taking, just as supplements or herbal teas. Hysterectomy operation cannot be carried out before or during menstruation.
How It Is Performed
Hysterectomy operation is generally carried out under general anesthesia, but it can be done by using various techniques.Some of the most common techniques include:
Abdominal hysterectomy surgery
Advantages ● No limitations by the size of the uterus ● It can be joined with incontinence operation
Disadvantages ● The highest rate of potential complications ● Longest recovery period ● Longest hospital stay
Vaginal hysterectomy surgery
Advantages ● Shortest operation time ● Short recovery period ● It can be joined with a reduction method
Disadvantages ● It can be restricted by the size of the uterus or previousoperation ● Highest blood loss
Laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy operation
Advantages ● The low danger of developing a complication ● Shorter recovery hysterectomy recovery period ● Less blood loss
Disadvantages ● Approximately 15% of patients will keep on have menstrual bleeding
Total laparoscopic hysterectomy operation
Advantages ● Limited blood loss ● The shorter hysterectomy recovery period
Total laparoscopic hysterectomy operation has no known disadvantages.
The hysterectomy recovery period relies on the method used. Patients can leave the hospital in 2 to 5 days. Patients can generally turn back to work in approximately 10-12 weeks, relying on the nature of their profession.
Hysterectomy operation risks and complications can include:
● Pain and discomfort ● Slight bleeding and vaginal discharge ● Menopause ● Infertility
Hysterectomy reviews set the average success rate at 98.2%.
Before And After
If the ovaries were removed while in the hysterectomy operation, the patient will enter menopause. If not, menopause will start at an earlier age. Women ought to avoid heavy lifting for at least 6 weeks after the operation.