With this procedure, the doctor accesses the uterus through the vagina. A vaginal hysterectomy and is often preferred by patients because:
- It does not leave any visible scars: the internal sutures are the same as the other procedures, but because the access point is different, there are no scars or open wounds on the skin.
- There is a significant reduction in the time it takes to become active after the surgery.
- Lower complication rate:
- There is less of a chance of any infection to the surgical site.
- There is far less of a chance of causing damage to any other organ.
In the past, vaginal hysterectomies were only used when the conditions were optimal for the procedure. Now, as the skill of our surgeons has grown, vaginal hysterectomies can be used even under complicated conditions. It is important to note that it is possible to have this procedure if you have had a Caesarean section.
This procedure must be done by a surgeon specifically trained in the vaginal hysterectomy method.