Medicine » Obstetrics and Gynecology

Hysterectomy

Edited by Ayman Al-Hendy and Mohamed Sabry, ISBN 978-953-51-0434-6, 426 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published April 20, 2012 under CC BY 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/1216

This book is intended for the general and family practitioners, as well as for gynecologists, specialists in gynecological surgery, general surgeons, urologists and all other surgical specialists that perform procedures in or around the female pelvis, in addition to intensives and all other specialities and health care professionals who care for women before, during or after hysterectomy. The aim of this book is to review the recent achievements of the research community regarding the field of gynecologic surgery and hysterectomy as well as highlight future directions and where this field is heading. While no single volume can adequately cover the diversity of issues and facets in relation to such a common and important procedure such as hysterectomy, this book will attempt to address the pivotal topics especially in regards to safety, risk management as well as pre- and post-operative care.