Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy at Tertiary Care Hospital: Minimal Risk of Complications; Cross Sectional Study
Objective: As laparoscopic hysterectomy is gaining popularity, requires an evaluation of the risk of complications.
Study Design: Cross Sectional Study, non-Probability Consecutive Sampling.
Setting: The study was carried out in Department of Gynecology & Obstetrics Allied Hospital, Faisalabad Medical University, Faisalabad for one and half year from 1st November 2015 to 30th April 2017.
Methodology: The ethical committee of Faisalabad Medical University, Faisalabad approved the study protocol. 86 patients were enrolled for laparoscopic hysterectomy. Parameters studied included obesity, previous history of surgeries, abdominopelvic surgeries, patients with fibroids, pelvic organ prolapse and Ovarian Cyst meeting the inclusion criteria.
Results: Out of 86 patients presented for TLH. Complications were seen in only 2 patients, those were vulvovaginal fistula and ureter ligation. The factor responsible in these patients was history of previous surgery and multiple adhesion.
Conclusion: As laparoscopic hysterectomy is getting popular day by day. The overall complication rate in our study was 2.4%. These encouraging results show that it’s a safe surgical technique, provided surgeons are experienced