Hysterectomy: retrospective analysis of 476 cases

Parul Bhugra


Background: Diseases of the female genital tract are commonly encountered in clinical practice. Hysterectomy is the definite treatment for many of the pelvic pathologies. The present study is aimed at analysis of age and types of hysterectomy and evaluation of histopathological reports of the hysterectomy specimens.

Methods: A total of 476 consecutive hysterectomy were studied over a period of two years from January 2016 to December 2017.

Results: The peak age group of hysterectomy was 41-50 years with 221 (46.43%) cases. The commonest type of hysterectomy was abdominal. The most common endometrial pathology was atrophic endometrium, seen in 131 (27.52%) cases. In myometrium, the most common pathology was leiomyoma in 179 (37.61%) cases. Among cervical lesions, chronic cervicitis was the most common finding, seen in 274 (57.56%) cases.

Conclusions: The experience with various types of hysterectomies at our institution has been reviewed. A wide spectrum of lesions were observed when histopathology reports of the hysterectomy specimens were analysed.


Abdominal hysterectomy, Cervix, Endometrium, Hysterectomy, Laparoscopic hysterectomy, Myometrium, Vaginal hysterectomy

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