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Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy(TLH)

TLH is the laparoscopic removal of the uterus and cervix. Removal of the ovaries and tubes depends on the patient. This surgery is done using a laparoscope, which is a slender, fiber-optic tube equipped with a miniature camera, lights and surgical instruments inserted through few small cutsless than one-quarter to one half an inch in length made in the belly. The surgeon performs the hysterectomy viewing the operation on a video screen. A traditional open hysterectomy requires an abdominal incision of four to eight inches.

Even a large uterus can be removed laparoscopically using this technique. Women who have had multiple pelvic and abdominal surgeries can also have TLH and we have very good success rates in such cases.

A woman may have a hysterectomy for different reasons, including:

  • Uterine fibroids that cause pain, bleeding, or other problems
  • Uterine prolapse, which is a sliding of the uterus from its normal position into the vaginal canal
  • Endometriosis
  • Abnormal vaginal bleeding
  • Chronic pelvic pain
  • Adenomyosis, or a thickening of the uterus
  • Cancer of the ovaries

Post surgiery, patients have a much quicker recovery, usually going home after 1 day in the hospital. Often, patients are able to return to their normal routine in one to two weeks. Patients report less pain, minimal post-surgical narcotic pain medication use, and a faster recovery time than women undergoing abdominal hysterectomies who usually require a three to four day hospitalization and lengthy recovery time of usually six to eight weeks.

Laparoscopic Supracervical Hysterectomy (also called Subtotal Hysterectomy): Removes the uterus but leaves the cervix in place, which some research suggests may reduce the risk of pelvic organ prolapse and preserve sexual function.

Laparoscopic Radical Hysterectomy: May remove all of these organs (the uterus, cervix, fallopian tubes, ovaries), plus the pelvic lymph nodes. This is performed in case of cancer of the uterus and cervix.

Advantages of Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy (TLH)

  • Chances of any severe complications during or after surgery are very less
  • Quicker and Safer procedure than Laparoscopic Hysterectomy (LH)
  • Lesser Blood Loss
  • Lower Post Operative pain and lower vaginal damage is seen in Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
  • Because of direct visualization, this surgery is more precise and accurate.
  • Shorter Stay at Hospitals.
  • Lesser abdominal wall infections as compared to abdominal hysterectomy.
  • Fast Recovery from surgery wounds.

This surgery should be performed only by an expert and experienced surgeons in order to lower any type of risk associated during or post surgeries. If a woman wants children in the future then it is advised that she should complete her family first and then undergo this surgery in order to avoid any possible complication.


Treatment Offered by Dr. Alka Sinha

Dr Alka Sinha is the best laparoscopic surgeon in Delhi and one of the best gynecologists in India. With an experience of more than 15 years she has awesome expertise in Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy (TLH) Surgery and offers best treatment to patients. Dr Alka has performed a significant number of successful Treatments and surgeries for Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy (TLH). With her hands on expertise in the procedure; she understands every technicality, and complications of it.

Get affordable and quality surgery and treatment for Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy (TLH) in Delhi by Dr. Alka Sinha.