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Total laparoscopic hysterectomy Total Laparascopic Hysterectomy


Definition: Definition: The laparoscopic hysterectomy is a minimally invasive surgery to remove your uterus using several small incisions in your belly. One incision is used for a camera which allows the surgical team to view inside your abdomen. The other incisions are used for tools needed to remove your uterus.

Acronym: TLH

Description of procedure: Just as a LAVH, tiny cuts are made in the abdominal wall to provide access for laparoscope and other surgical instruments. The uterus is removed through the tiny cuts in portions.

Indications/contra-indications:
Not all women are candidates for laparoscopic hysterectomies and the decision to use this method must be made on an individual basis.

Initial Recovery: Although a shorter recovery time because there are fewer incisions, expect 4 to 6 weeks of recovery, with some lifting and straining restrictions that could extend beyond this period.

Details: For more details and definitions for laparoscopic hysterectomy, please visit here.

Hyster-Stories: To read hyster-stories about laparoscopic surgeries, visit the page here.

Videos: Watch HysterSisters videos on the different types of hysterectomies by clicking here.


This content was written by staff of HysterSisters.com by non-medical professionals based on discussions, resources and input from other patients for the purpose of patient-to-patient support.

03-13-2012 - 02:02 PM


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