From Society of Gynecologic Surgeons

The art of manipulation: Simplifying hysterectomy by preparing the learner

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Brought to you by the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons. Uterine manipulation sets the surgeon up for success. Using animation and surgical footage, this video guides the viewer through: 1) pelvic anatomy essential to hysterectomy; 2) manipulator components and parts; 3) definition of directions of manipulator movement; 4) surgical procedural steps for hysterectomy with the corresponding manipulator movements; and 5) tips and tricks for success as an assistant. This video can be used to prepare junior members of the surgical team for their role in manipulating the uterus.

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