Gynecology & Obstetrics

Gynecology & Obstetrics
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ISSN: 2161-0932

Ashraf TA

Ashraf TA

71 Faisal city, Sidi Bishr, 10th floor, flat 3, Alexandria

  • Research Article
    Bipolar Vessel Sealer versus Harmonic Scalpel in Laparoscopic Supracervical Hysterectomy
    Author(s): Ashraf TA and Gamal MAshraf TA and Gamal M

    Aim: The aim of this study was to compare the use of Electrothermal Bipolar Vessel Sealer (EBVS) with Harmonic Scalpel (HS) during laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy (LSH) with respect to operation time, estimated blood loss and related complications. Methods: A randomized clinical study was conducted in the OB/GYN Department, Maternity Hospital, Kuwait, from March 2009 till January 2011. Forty candidates for Laparoscopic Supracervical Hysterectomy were enrolled and divided randomly into two equal groups of 20 patients each. Twenty hysterectomies (LSH) were performed using the Harmonic Shears (HS) (group I) and the other twenty patients (group II) had LSH operation using Electro-Thermal Blood Vessel Sealer (EBVS) technology. All the operations were performed by the same surgeon. Data about the characteristics of the patients, operation .. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2161-0932.1000137

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