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Indian Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Research


Hysterectomy- “A Boon or Bane”


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Author Details : Jasbir Kaur Saluja, Parul Sharma, Somya Kaushik, K. Mahadik

Volume : 2, Issue : 4, Year : 2015

Article Page : 238-241


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Abstract

Objective: Hysterectomy has become one of the commonest surgery, even the general surgeons are doing the surgery by the patient’s wish without surgical indication.  The retrospective study was carried out in patients, who had come with complaints after hysterectomy and required admissions. Study also included referred cases of post hysterectomy. Their indications, complications, and follow up period were noted. Analysis done.
Material and Methods: 75 patients study with history of hysterectomy were studied and analysed.
Results: 60% of patients were operated for benign conditions which could have been treated conservatively. 20% patients had post hysterectomy ovarian tumours followed by infection, urinary symptoms, psychological disturbances and carcinoma of vault /stump accounting for 12 % each.
Conclusion: Hysterectomy surgery is not the ultimate treatment for most of conditions.

Keywords: Hysterectomy, Benign conditions

How to cite : Saluja J K, Sharma P, Kaushik S, Mahadik K, Hysterectomy- “A Boon or Bane”. Indian J Obstet Gynecol Res 2015;2(4):238-241

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