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Indication for Laparoscopically Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy

By Mitsuru Shiota, Yasushi Kotani, Masahiko Umemoto, Takako Tobiume and Hiroshi Hoshiai


When uterine weight is greater than 800 grams, total abdominal hysterectomy is more appropriate than laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy

Topics: Scientific Papers
Publisher: Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
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