What is hysterectomy?

Hysteroscopy is a procedure in which the patient’s womb (uterus) is removed surgically. The uterus is an important part of the female reproductive system where the fertilized egg develops and grows into a fetus (baby).

Therefore after hysterectomy, pregnancy is not possible.Reasons for performing hysterectomy include Uterine Prolapse, Endometriosis, Fibroids, Adenomyosis, Cervical cancer ,Uterine cancer,Ovarian cancer and Pelvic inflammatory disease.Depending on the condition to be treated and its extent, the doctor may perform different types of hysterectomy maybe performed. Radical Hysterectomy is one of them.

About the video

This video discusses the method and basis of radical hysterectomy and also pelvic lymphadenectomy via the laparoscopic approach for cancer endometrium. The new classification of radical hysterectomy has been discussed briefly. The dissection techniques of this surgery are also discussed. The aim of this video is to orient the viewer to the concept of the new classification of radical hysterectomy and also to the anatomy of pelvic spaces which are integral to the performance of this surgery.