abdominal hysterectomy


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abdominal hysterectomy

[ab′däm·ə·nəl ‚his·tə′rek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of all or part of the uterus through an incision in the abdomen.
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A qualitative study: beliefs end attitudes of women undergoing abdominal hysterectomy in Turkey.
The most common indication for Hysterectomy in our study was prolapse and the most frequent procedure was abdominal hysterectomy.
However, two significant incidents of respiratory distress in the early postoperative period led nurses to explore the literature related to the postoperative nursing assessment and care of patients who have undergone total abdominal hysterectomy using a robotic-assisted procedure.
This risk was attributed more to patients undergoing abdominal hysterectomy rather than laparoscopic hysterectomy.
The transversus abdominis plane block provides effective postoperative analgesia in patients undergoing total abdominal hysterectomy.
The present study was undertaken to observe the morphology and frequency of different benign histopathological lesions in total abdominal hysterectomy specimens in 100 patients presenting with menorrhagia.
The Evaluate study: two parallel randomised trials one comparing laparoscopic with abdominal hysterectomy the other comparing, laparoscopic with vaginal hysterectomy.
According to the AAGL statement, the 66% abdominal hysterectomy rate in the United States contrasts dramatically with some European countries in which the proportion is less than 25%.
A prospective, case-controlled, double-blind, randomised study was designed and conducted on 98 women aged between 35 and 55 years and undergoing elective abdominal hysterectomy for benign conditions.
Complete recovery from abdominal hysterectomy can take between two and eight weeks, during which time you'll gradually feel your strength return and gradually be able to resume your normal activities.