A long-term prospective study to compare the effects of vaginal and abdominal hysterectomy on micturition and defecation.


OBJECTIVE We compared micturition and defecation symptoms with the route of hysterectomy over a period of 10 years. DESIGN Prospective multicentre observational study. SETTING Thirteen teaching hospitals in the Netherlands. POPULATION A total of 430 women who underwent vaginal or abdominal hysterectomy for benign conditions (pelvic organ prolapse… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1471-0528.2011.03080.x


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