Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy: An Analysis of Different Techniques

  title={Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy: An Analysis of Different Techniques},
  author={B. Ridgeway and M. Buechel and B. Nutter and T. Falcone},
  journal={Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology},
  • B. Ridgeway, M. Buechel, +1 author T. Falcone
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • To compare conventional minimally invasive (MIS) approaches and newer technology approaches in women undergoing hysterectomy for benign disease. PubMed was searched for all pertinent randomized-controlled trials (RCTs). Selected outcomes were compared using standard meta-analysis methods. Three RCTs compared conventional MIS to robotic-assisted hysterectomy and 5 RCTs compared conventional laparoscopy to single-incision hysterectomy. There were no significant differences in outcomes. A… CONTINUE READING
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