Bipolar vessel sealing increases operative safety in laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy

@article{Nouri2009BipolarVS,
  title={Bipolar vessel sealing increases operative safety in laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy},
  author={Kazem Nouri and Johannes Ott and Maurus Demmel and Regina Promberger and Johannes C. Huber and Klaus Mayerhofer},
  journal={Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics},
  year={2009},
  volume={283},
  pages={91-95}
}
To compare laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH) with and without bipolar vessel sealing (BVS) using the LigaSure™ device by meanings of intra- and postoperative course. In a retrospective case–control study 362 female patients (mean age 54.3 ± 9.5 years) were included who underwent LAVH with (n = 252) and without (n = 110) use of BVS. Intra- and postoperative courses and adverse events were evaluated. A shorter mean operating time was found for LAVH with the use of BVS (65.28 ± 16… CONTINUE READING
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