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How is a minimally invasive procedure (MIP) hysterectomy done?

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�Vaginal hysterectomy: The surgeon makes a cut in the vagina and removes the uterus through this incision.

�Laparoscopic hysterectomy: This surgery is done using a laparoscope, and surgical tools are inserted through several small cuts made in the belly.

�Laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy: The surgeon removes the uterus through an incision in the vagina.

�Robot-assisted laparoscopic hysterectomy: The surgeon controls a sophisticated robotic system of surgical tools from outside the body.

SOURCES:

Katz, V. Fifth Edition, Mosby Elsevier, 2007. Comprehensive Gynecology,

Ethicon Endo-Surgery: "Open Surgery vs MIP for Hysterectomy" and "Risks and Complications."

Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's HealthCare: "Minimally Invasive Hysterectomies."

Medical News Today: "New Studies Demonstrate Benefits Of Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy And Colectomy When Compared To Open Surgery."

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Single-Incision Laparoscopy. August 2013. Technology Assessment,

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on February 14, 2019

SOURCES:

Katz, V. Fifth Edition, Mosby Elsevier, 2007. Comprehensive Gynecology,

Ethicon Endo-Surgery: "Open Surgery vs MIP for Hysterectomy" and "Risks and Complications."

Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's HealthCare: "Minimally Invasive Hysterectomies."

Medical News Today: "New Studies Demonstrate Benefits Of Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy And Colectomy When Compared To Open Surgery."

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Single-Incision Laparoscopy. August 2013. Technology Assessment,

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on February 14, 2019

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