Published: 2017-10-28

Selective cauterization of supporting ligaments at Non Descent Vaginal Hysterectomy (NDVH)

Jayaraman Nambiar M., Muralidhar V. Pai, Vidyashree Poojary, Rekha Upadhay


Background: The objective of the study was to study the use of electrocautery selectively for cardinal uterosacral ligament complex during NDVH.

Methods: We performed a series of NDVH where electrocautery was used selectively for the uterosacral cardinal ligament complex. Rest all stumps were clamped, divided and ligated.

Results: We did a series of 21 cases using this technique and found this as a very effective method of doing NDVH. There were no major complications.

Conclusion: Selective use of electrocautery for uterosacral and cardinal ligament complex makes NDVH easy.


Electrocautery, Hysterectomy, NDVH

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