What are the five types of hysterectomy?

There are five types of MIH procedures:

  • Laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy (LSH).
  • Total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH).
  • Laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH).
  • Vaginal hysterectomy (VH).
  • Robotic-assisted total hysterectomy.

What are different types hysterectomy surgery?

A partial hysterectomy (top left) removes just the uterus, and the cervix is left intact. A total hysterectomy (top right) removes the uterus and cervix. At the time of a total hysterectomy, your surgeon may also remove the ovaries and fallopian tubes (bottom).

What is the best type of hysterectomy to have?

The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) says the safest, least invasive and most cost-effective way to remove a uterus for non-cancerous reasons is a vaginal hysterectomy, rather than laparoscopic or open surgery.

What is laparoscopic hysterectomy?

Laparoscopic hysterectomy This allows the surgeon to see your internal organs. Instruments are then inserted through other small incisions in your abdomen or vagina to remove your womb, cervix and any other parts of your reproductive system. Laparoscopic hysterectomies are usually carried out under general anaesthetic.

What type of hysterectomy removes everything but ovaries?

This is called a salpingo-oophorectomy. Oophorectomy is the surgical removal of just the ovaries.

What are the four types of hysterectomy?

Your doctor will work with you to determine the procedure that is best for you.

  • Total Hysterectomy. The surgeon removes your uterus and your cervix, but not your ovaries.
  • Hysterectomy with Oophorectomy.
  • Radical Hysterectomy.
  • Supracervical Hysterectomy.

What is the least invasive hysterectomy?

The minimally invasive approaches to hysterectomy are vaginal hysterectomy and laparoscopic hysterectomy. Before discussing these techniques we will briefly describe the abdominal hysterectomy technique. In abdominal hysterectomy, the physician will make an approximately 15 cm incision on the belly.

Is laparoscopic hysterectomy major surgery?

Hysterectomy is a major surgical procedure in which the uterus and possibly the ovaries, fallopian tubes, and cervix are removed. The surgery can be done in several ways, one of which is laparoscopically.

What is the difference between laparoscopic and abdominal hysterectomy?

Vaginal and laparoscopic procedures are considered “minimally invasive” surgical approaches because they do not require a large abdominal incision and, thus, typically are associated with shortened hospitalization and postoperative recovery times compared with open abdominal hysterectomy.