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Q. Which type of surgery is better for hysterectomy for a patient with menorrhagia, open surgery or laparoscopy?

Answered by
Dr. Madathupalayam Madhankumar
and medically reviewed by Dr. K Shobana
This is a premium question & answer published on Oct 13, 2014 and last reviewed on: Jan 20, 2022

Hello doctor,

Which type of surgery is better for hysterectomy for a 45 year old patient with menorrhagia, open surgery or laparoscopy?

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Laparoscopic hysterectomy is better due to minimal pain, minimal blood loss, minimal infection, clear visualization of organs and minimal postoperative hospital stay.


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