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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.

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HysterectomyEdited by Ayman Al-Hendy

Published: April 20th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1216

ISBN: 978-953-51-0434-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6944-4

Copyright year: 2012

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115089 Total Chapter Downloads

11 Crossref Citations

8 Web of Science Citations

18 Dimensions Citations


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1. Techniques of Hysterectomy

By Nirmala Duhan


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2. Subtotal Versus Total Abdominal Hysterectomy for Benign Gynecological Conditions

By Zouhair Amarin


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3. Robotic Surgery Versus Abdominal and Laparoscopic Radical Hysterectomy in Cervical Cancer

By E. Ancuta, Codrina Ancuta and L. Gutu


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4. The Role of Modified Radical Hysterectomy in Endometrial Carcinoma

By Masamichi Hiura and Takayoshi Nogawa


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5. New Approaches to Hysterectomy by Minimal Invasive Surgery (MIS)

By Shanti Raju-Kankipati and Omer Devaja


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6. Emergency Peripartum Hysterectomy

By Abiodun Omole-Ohonsi


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7. Peripartum Hysterectomy

By Chisara C. Umezurike and Charles A. Adisa


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8. Peripartum Hysterectomy Versus Non Obstetrical Hysterectomy

By S. Masheer and N. Najmi


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9. Medical Treatment of Fibroid to Decrease Rate of Hysterectomy

By Mohamed Y. Abdel-Rahman, Mohamed Sabry and Ayman Al-Hendy


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10. Hysteroscopic Surgery as an Alternative for Hysterectomy

By Chang-Sheng Yin and Fung-Wei Chang


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11. The LNG-IUS: The First Choice Alternative to Hysterectomy? Intrauterine Levonorgestrel-Releasing Systems for Effective Treatment and Contraception

By D. Wildemeersch


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12. Menorrhagia and the Levonorgestrel Intrauterine System

By Johnstone Shabaya Miheso


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13. Is Embolization Equal to Hysterectomy in Treating Uterine Fibroids?

By Tomislav Strinic


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14. Pharmacotherapy of Massive Obstetric Bleedings as Alternative to Hysterectomy

By Andrey Momot, Irina Molchanova, Vitaly Tskhai and Andrey Mamaev


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15. Hysterectomy: Advances in Perioperative Care

By Kenneth Jensen and Jens Børglum


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16. Innovations in the Care of Postoperative Hysterectomy Patients

By Sepeedeh Saleh and Amitabha Majumdar


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17. Postoperative Pain Management After Hysterectomy – A Simple Approach

By Mariana Calderon, Guillermo Castorena and Emina Pasic


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18. Ureter: How to Avoid Injuries in Various Hysterectomy Techniques

By Manoel Afonso Guimarães Gonçalves, Fernando Anschau, Daniela Martins Gonçalves and Chrystiane da Silva Marc


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19. Sacrocolpopexy for Post Hysterectomy Vault Prolapse

By Serge P. Marinkovic, Lisa M. Gillin and Christina M. Marinkovic


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20. Urinary Tract Injuries in Low-Resource Settings

By Mathias Onsrud


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21. Management of Pregnancy After Conization and Radical Trachelectomy

By Keun-Young Lee and Ji-Eun Song


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22. Know-How of the Hormonal Therapy and the Effect of the Male Hormone on Uterus in the Female to Male Transsexuals

By Seok Kwun Kim and Myoungseok Han


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23. The Role of Prophylactic Oophorectomy in the Management of Hereditary Breast & Ovarian Cancer Syndrome

By A.J. Lowery and K.J. Sweeney


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24. Psychological Aspects of Hysterectomy & Postoperative Care

By Amitabha Majumdar and Sepeedeh Saleh


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25. I What Do We Know About Hysterectomy?

By Karolina Chmaj-Wierzchowska, Marcin Wierzchowski, Beata Pięta, Joanna Buks and Tomasz Opala


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26. Predictive Value of Cellular Immune Response and Tumor Biomarkers in Patients Surgically Treated for Cervical Cancer in Relation to Clinical Outcomes"

By E. Ancuta, Codrina Ancuta and D. Sofroni


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