A review comparing laparoscopic hysterectomy versus abdominal hysterectomy for early-stage endometrial cancer has found that rates of overall survival and disease-free survival are similar for the surgical procedures.
According to the findings of a new intervention review and meta-analysis, neither paracervical block with lidocaine nor conscious sedation significantly reduced overall pain scores for tubal sterilization with hysteroscopy.
This patient had severe adhesions of the bladder and uterus following an extensive abdominal myomectomy. The bladder injury was recognized at the time of hysterectomy. A two layer closure is demonstrated using laparoscopic intracorporeal knot tying techniques.
A prospective case series analysis has shown that single incision laparoscopic surgery is a technique that is both feasible and safe for the surgical management of a variety of gynecological conditions.
Compared with conventional clamping and suturing, the use of electrosurgical bipolar vessel sealing (EBVS) during vaginal hysterectomy was associated with shorter operating time and less postoperative pain, according to results of a new study.
Obesity does not impact perioperative outcomes in women undergoing robotic hysterectomy, according to a recent study.
Cystoscopy performed with a laparoscope is more time-efficient and cost-effective than cystoscopy with the traditional cystoscope, according to a randomized pilot study.
Removing specimens transvaginally during laparoscopic resection of adnexal masses is associated with less postoperative pain than transumbilical removal, according to a new study.
A 39 year-old woman presented with urinary frequency and pelvic pressure. On pelvic examination, a large pelvic mass was felt adjacent to the uterus, deep in the pelvis. MRI showed a 12 cm subserosal fibroid adjacent to the right side of the uterus.
No single technique is superior at preventing major vascular or visceral complications during laparoscopic entry, according to a Cochrane review, but certain techniques confer advantages.