Home|Journals Follow on Twitter| Subscribe to List

Directory for Medical Articles
 

Open Access

1



Delayed re-laparotomy after total hysterectomy

Paridhi Bhatnagar, Erika Desai, Uday Patel, Bakul Leuva.

Abstract
Background: Since beginning it’s a dilemma whether to remove or preserve the ovaries. In the present study an attempt is made to understand this phenomenon and to have some direction for removal of ovaries. Preservation of the ovaries at the time of hysterectomy does not seem to compromise patient care. Impaired function or failure of the retained ovaries, however, is not uncommon; close post-treatment surveillance is therefore important in terms not only of recurrent disease but of function of the ovaries as well.
Methods: This study was done on 37 patients in duration of 3 years from June 2009 to May 2012. It is a retrospective statistical hospital based study of re-laparotomy done in post hysterectomised patients.
Results: The most common pathology in these patients was a simple ovarian cyst (45.95%), followed by endometriotic cyst (21.62%), mucinous adenoma (8.10%), serous cyst adenoma (5.40%), serous cyst adenocarcinoma (2.70%) and poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma (2.70%).
Conclusions: Emergence of pelvic mass after hysterectomy poses diagnostic and therapeutic challenge to gynecologists. In future, as the patients become more aware and the clinicians more enlightened on the long term benefits and risks of hormone replacement therapy, decisions might be easier for the patients and the clinicians alike.

Key words: Adenocarcinoma, Relaparotomy, Hysterectomy



Share this Article


Advertisement
Journal of Complementary Medicine Research

SUBMIT YOUR ARTICLE NOW


ScopeMed.com
ScopeMed Home
Follow ScopeMed on Twitter
BiblioCAM
Author Tools
eJPort Journal Hosting
About ScopeMed
License Information
Terms & Conditions
Privacy Policy
Contact Us

The articles in Scopemed are open access articles licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/) which permits unrestricted, non-commercial use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the work is properly cited.
ScopeMed is a Database Service for Scientific Publications. Copyright © ScopeMed® Information Services.
Scopemed Buttons