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Gynaecological surgery 

Gynaecological surgery
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Gynaecological surgery
Author(s):

Keith G. Allman

, Iain H. Wilson

, and Aidan O’Donnell

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199584048.003.0024
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date: 16 September 2019

John Saddler

General principles 614

Minor gynaecological procedures 615

ERPC, STOP (VTOP) 616

Laparoscopy/laparoscopic sterilisation 618

Tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) 620

Abdominal hysterectomy 622

Vaginal hysterectomy 624

Ectopic pregnancy 626

Other gynaecological procedures 628

Many gynaecological patients are fit and undergo relatively minor procedures as day cases. Others are inpatients undergoing more major surgery. Elderly patients often require operations to relieve pelvic floor prolapse....

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