why Hysterectomy Is A Key To Surgical Removal Of The Uterus
The video describes a procedure known as a hysterectomy that involves the removal of the uterus and other parts of the female reproductive system. It may also include removal of the ovaries. The hysterectomy procedure is done to treat a variety of Gynaecological illnesses namely uterine cancer, fibroids, endometriosis and uterine prolapse. The preparatory activities before the procedure are explained such as the introduction of an IV line, shaving of the pubic area and general anaesthesia. The methods to perform the surgery are mentioned i.e. abdominal, vaginal and using a laproscope and each of them are described in detail. The ligaments attaching the organs to the surrounding areas are cut in each case and the uterus is taken out. In the vaginal and laproscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomies, mechanical tools are required to perform a procedure where the uterus is removed through the vaginal opening. The space left behind is packed with surgical gauze and the post-surgical precautions are mentioned where after a period of monitoring, the gauze is removed and the patient is discharged. Before undergoing the surgery, talk to your doctor about possible hysterectomy complications and hysterectomy side effects.