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Laparoscopic hysterectomy superior to open surgery

It was a big day for The Queensland Centre for Gynaecological Cancer on 30 October 2016.

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Doctor, how will you get my uterus out?

Patients frequently ask how we remove the uterus, which normally is the size of a pear, during laparoscopic hysterectomy.

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Barriers of adopting laparoscopic hysterectomy

I am asking for your help with a research study. My team and I would like to explore the barriers of implementing laparoscopic hysterectomy.

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Breast cancer - hysterectomy and removal of ovaries and tubes

It is well possible that patients diagnosed with breast cancer have been undertreated in the past.A study to be published soon shows that breast cancer patients who have a hysterectomy...

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Create space at laparoscopy

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Investments are needed for better hysterectomies

A recent ABC News feature suggested that the eradication of open hysterectomy and converting them to laparoscopic hysterectomy would save the Australian government $50 million straight away.

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Should a Cystoscopy be always performed after laparoscopic hysterectomy?

Evidence is emerging that laparoscopic hysterectomy is the treatment of choice if a vaginal hysterectomy is not feasible. Injuries of the ureters or the bladder are uncommon after Laparoscopic Hysterectomy.

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