Major complications during laparoscopy-assisted vaginal hysterectomy--report of four cases and review of the literature.

F. P. Tsai*, P. J. Cheng, C. L. Lee, Y. K. Soong, Ming-Yang Chang

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Abstract

This paper presents four recent cases of complications resulting from of a total 130 cases of laparoscopy-assisted vaginal hysterectomies performed at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital from March 1991 till January 1993. These included two cases of bladder injury, one case of vessel laceration and one case of colon injury. In addition, the literature about complications occurring at laparoscopy are reviewed and classified. This paper will: 1. present precautionary measures for avoiding intraoperative complications; 2. describe management of complications.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)52-57
Number of pages6
JournalChang Gung Medical Journal
Volume18
Issue number1
StatePublished - 03 1995
Externally publishedYes

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