Outcome of Non Descent Vaginal Hysterectomy in Benign Gynecological Condition
Keywords:Non- descent vaginal hysterectomy, DUB and Fibroid
Background: The most common gynaecological surgery is hysterectomy which is indicated mostly in
DUB, fibroids, adenomyosis to malignancies. The various procedures range from laparoscopic to vaginal
hysterectomies in non- descent cases. Vaginal Hysterectomy appears to be, relatively advantageous or
superior procedure in terms of patient safety, cost-effectiveness, faster recovery (short hospital stay), and
dreaded complications. It is the only surgery which has a very good cosmetic benefit that is without any
Aim: To study the outcomes of Non-descent vaginal hysterectomy in benign gynaecological conditions.
1. To assess the outcome of Non- descent vaginal hysterectomy for benign Gynaecological conditions in
terms of intra operative characteristics.
2. To assess the postoperative outcome in Non-descent vaginal Hysterectomy.
Materials: This prospective observational study was conducted between November 2018 to October 2020.
The study was done among 100 women who fulfilled the inclusion criteria. Details regarding indication,
size of the uterus, operation time, mean blood loss ,hospital stay and intraop and post op complications were
Results: The mean age was 46.05±5.413. The mean operating time was 58.46±17.75 minutes, the mean
blood loss was 91.79±27.18 ml and the mean hospital stay was 4.24 ± 0.63 days. Majority (57) of the
patients indication of surgery was DUB. 47% of the patients had normal uterine size, 23% and 27% had less
than 8 weeks and between 8-12 weeks uterine size respectively. Only 3% subjects had uterus size between
12-36 weeks.Majority subjects had no postoperative complications, whereas other complications like fever ,
UTI , vaginal bleeding and need for blood transfusion were foundin 06,04,03 ,04 subjects respectively, and
none of them had any intra op injury
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