From Society of Gynecologic Surgeons

Basic technique of vaginal hysterectomy

Author and Disclosure Information

Brought to you by the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons. In this video, the authors outline and demonstrate 7 reproducible steps to perform a simple total vaginal hysterectomy. Procedures shown are cervicovaginal incision, anterior dissection, anterior colpotomy, posterior colpotomy, division of uterosacral ligaments, cardinal ligament and uterine artery ligation, and ligation of the tubo-ovarian round ligament. Also described are techniques to safely use an advanced bipolar vessel sealing device as an alternative to traditional suture technique for pedicle ligation.

This video is brought to you by


 

Limelight Video

Visit the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons online: sgsonline.org

Additional videos from SGS are available here, including these recent offerings:

Next Article:

   Comments ()