Laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy (LSH) might be the surgical solution for lots of females who struggle with small to medium fibroids, adenomyosis, abnormal bleeding or endometriosis. Who should contemplate LSH? Females who have tried less invasive treatments such as endometrial ablation and hormone therapy without success are worthy contenders for laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy. Why would a lady want to contemplate LSH? The process can considerably lessen the symptoms which might befall after more radical methods of hysterectomy.
This fairly new methodology to hysterectomy is done via small incisions in the stomach. A laparoscope (a slender optical pipe which permits the physician to peep inside the pelvic cavity) is inserted via the first incision. Tools for cutting the uterus away from its blood supply are implanted via succeeding incisions. Once the uterus has been separated from the interior of the body, it is cut into trivial bands. The small bands are then pulled out via the prior incisions. An LSH leaves the ovaries and the cervix undamaged. Once the operation is completed, the small incisions are sewed up with some sutures. Since the incisions are so petty there is usually no scarring. The entire process usually only takes 45 minutes to an hour and is generally done as an outpatient process.
Any pain or discomposure after laparoscopic endometriosis surgery is usually because of the inflation of the stomach stretching the abdominal muscles. Lots of females might also experience some discomposure in their shoulders because of the gas used to inflate the stomach growing into the upper abdomen and passing via the shoulders as it exits the body. The retrieval time is usually a week before the patient is able to recommence standard everyday activities.
Patients looking forward to know more about laparoscopic surgery in Dwarka can fix an appointment with Dr. Shikha Gurnani.
Dr. Shikha Gurnani
MBBS, DNB – Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gynecologist, Obstetrician, 13 Years Experience Overall (12 years as specialist)