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J Ardabil Univ Med Sci 2005, 5(1): 59-64 Back to browse issues page
A Survey on Indications and Methods of Hysterectomy in Alavi Hospital, Ardabil 2002-2003
Giti Rahimi
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 Background & Objectives: Hysterectomy is the most common surgery among nonpregnant women. A review of indications of hysterectomy can provide the specialists with new insights about these patients’ treatments. The aim of this study is to investigate the indications and methods of hysterectomy in patients referring to Alavi hospital.

 Methods: This cross-sectional study was done in Alavi hospital for two years (2002-2003). The data from 257 hysterectomized patients collected through interview and studying their records were entered into previously-designed questionnaires. The collected data were then analyzed using SPSS software.

 Results: The number of hysterectomies decreased 38.4% in 2003 compared to 2002. The mean age of patients was 45.8±8.09. The most common indication of hysterectomy was lyomyoma in 42.2% of cases. Abdominal hysterectomy and vaginal method were done in 93% and 7% of the cases respectively. In patients who were operated for pregnancy and delivery complications, the most common indication for hysterectomy was placenta increta (50%). The most common complication was hyperpyrexia (25.7%). The prevalence of complications of abdominal hysterectomy and vaginal method was 26.3% and 16.6% respectively.

 Conclusion: Lyomyoma is the most common indication of hysterectomy in patients referring to Alavi hospital. Besides, abdominal operation is the most prevalent method of hysterectomy in this hospital. Complications of vaginal method are less than those of abdominal method.

Keywords: Hysterectomy, Indications of Hysterectomy, Methods of Hysterectomy
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Special
Received: 2004/04/10 | Accepted: 2005/05/5 | Published: 2005/09/13
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Rahimi G. A Survey on Indications and Methods of Hysterectomy in Alavi Hospital, Ardabil 2002-2003. J Ardabil Univ Med Sci. 2005; 5 (1) :59-64
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