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  • TAH--Total Abdominal Hysterectomy----Removal of uterus including the cervix
  • TAH BSO--Total Abdominal Hysterectomy- Bilateral Salpingo oophorectomy---Removal of uterus and both tubes and ovaries.
  • LAVH--Laparoscopic Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy---Vaginal Hysterectomy with visualization and resection of the uterine ligaments through a scope inserted through or near the umbillicus.The uterus is then delivered through the vagina.
  • TVH-- Total Vaginal Hysterectomy ---removal of uterus and cervix through the vagina
  • TLH-- Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy ---removal of uterus and cervix through the laparoscopic method
  • SAH--Subtotal Abdominal Hysterectomy--removal of uterus through an abd. incision leaving the cervix intact
  • SAH--Supracervical Abdominal Hysterectomy---same as above
  • LSH--Laparoscopic Supracervical Hysterectomy
  • Lap Hyster---same as LAVH
  • TVH---Vag hyster
  • LAVH---Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
  • RALH -- Robotic Assisted Lap Hysterectomy
  • dvTH -- da Vinci Total Hysterectomy
  • dVSH -- da Vinci Supracervical Hysterectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy?Removal of uterus using laparoscopic techniques avoiding an open abdominal incision
  • BSO--Bilateral Salpingo Oophorectomy--Removal of both ovaries and tubes
  • BS--Bilateral salpingectomy--Removal of both fallopian tubes, leaving ovaries
  • LSO--Left Salpingo-Oophorectomy, RSO--Right Salpingo Oopherectomy
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  • ROFL -- Rolling on the floor laughing
  • LOL -- Laughing out loud
  • DH -- Dear Husband
  • DD -- Dear Daughter
  • DS -- Dear Son
  • BTW -- By the way
  • JMHO -- Just my humble opinion
  • HRT -- hormone replacement therapy
  • NHRT -- Natural hormone replacement therapy
  • Prog-- Progesterone
  • Est -- Estrogen
  • Dx -- Diagnosis
  • VD -- Vivelle Dot

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