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Medicine - Gynecology | Laparoscopic Hysterectomy

Laparoscopic Hysterectomy

Series: Operation Primers, Vol. 12

Hackethal, Andreas, Tinneberg, Hans-Rudolf

2015, Approx. 80 p.


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  • Step-by-Step Guidance
  • Many illustrations
  • Written by Professionals

The Operation Primer provides excellent photographic step-by-step guidance to the surgical procedure. It has been produced to describe the operation in the simplest manner possible without over-simplifying. At the core of the Operation Primer is the section on Nodal Points, where the key surgical steps are described in detail. This surgical guide book provides essential reference material for surgeons wishing to update their knowledge in this specific area.


The Operation Primer Laparoscopic Hysterectomy is specially intended for those gynecologists who wish to familiarize themselves with minimally invasive hysterectomy techniques. This Operation Primer is an excellent teaching tool, accurately describing a standardized technique not only for novices but also for experienced laparoscopic surgeons. It provides a detailed overview of presurgical considerations and preparation, key surgical steps and highlights possible pitfalls of laparoscopic hysterectomy.


This Operation Primer on total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH) and laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy (LASH or LSH) follows the step-by-step concept and provides a detailed manual for gynecologists who want to apply laparoscopic techniques for hysterectomy.


Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Related subjects » Gynecology - Surgery

Table of contents 

Preparations for the operation.- Basic instruments.- Additional instruments for laparoscopic hysterectomy.- The ENSEAL® device.- Positioning of the patient.- Dispersive electrode.- Skin disinfection.- Sterile draping.- Positioning of the operating team.- Team time-out.- Positioning of a transvaginal uterine manipulator.- Emptying the urinary bladder.- Setting up the equipment.- Creating the pneumoperitoneum – placing the trocar for the scope.- a) Veres needle (closed technique.- b) Trocar with optical obturator.- Placing the accessory trocars.

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