What is a Trachelectomy procedure?

09/09/2020 Off By admin

What is a Trachelectomy procedure?

A radical trachelectomy is surgery to remove your cervix and tissue from around your cervix. You may be having a radical trachelectomy because you have cervical cancer. During your radical trachelectomy, a large part of your cervix and tissue around it will be removed (see Figure 1).

What is extended hysterectomy?

Definition. An extended radical hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus, cervix, upper portion of the vagina, portions of the ureters and bladder, and superior vesicular artery. This procedure is performed for the removal of extensive disease.

What is laparoscopic hysterectomy?

Laparoscopic hysterectomy This allows the surgeon to see your internal organs. Instruments are then inserted through other small incisions in your abdomen or vagina to remove your womb, cervix and any other parts of your reproductive system. Laparoscopic hysterectomies are usually carried out under general anaesthetic.

What is the difference between total and radical hysterectomy?

A total hysterectomy removes the whole uterus and cervix. A radical hysterectomy removes the whole uterus, tissue on the sides of the uterus, the cervix, and the top part of the vagina. Radical hysterectomy is generally only done when cancer is present.

What is not removed in radical hysterectomy for carcinoma cervix?

A modified radical hysterectomy is similar to a radical hysterectomy but does not remove as much of the vagina and tissues next to the uterus (the parametria and the uterosacral ligaments) and lymph nodes are usually not removed.

Does having a hysterectomy age you faster?

The science. The majority of age-related health issues occur in people who have surgery to remove both ovaries, which is called an oophorectomy. A hysterectomy alone does not significantly impact hormones or aging.

How does removing your cervix affect you?

Possible side effects According to a 2014 study , during the year after surgery, women undergoing RT were more likely than women who didn’t have the procedure to have: sexual dysfunction. lower sex drive (although desire returned to normal at the end of the 12 months) sexual worry.