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Year : 1978  |  Volume : 24  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 221-225

Complications of vaginal hysterectomy - (Analysis of 1105 cases)

Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, K.E.M. Hospital, Parel, Bombay-400012, India

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Menna S Bhattacharya
Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, K.E.M. Hospital, Parel, Bombay-400012
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PMID: 745151

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Eleven hundred and five cases of vaginal hysterectomy are analysed and their complications discussed. More than 90% of the patients were between the ages of 31 to 60 years. The common indications for hysterectomy were prolapse (51%) and dysfunctional uterine bleeding (34.9%). In four cases abdominal approach was necessary to complete the operation. The overall incidence of major complications was 4% and the corrected mortality rate was 0.18%. The complications of vaginal hysterec­tomy by other authors are discussed.

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