Prospective randomized comparison between an open and closed vaginal cuff in abdominal hysterectomy.

OBJECTIVE To compare an operative and postoperative course of open vaginal cuff hysterectomy and closed vaginal cuff hysterectomy, and to correlate the length of stay, febrile morbidity and the incidence of pelvic fluid collections to the type of surgery. PARTICIPANTS One-hundred women scheduled for hysterectomy were prospectively randomized into two… CONTINUE READING