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A 40-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me what kind of gas do they use during a hysterectomy?

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Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 28 years experience
Carbon dioxide: During a hysterectomy your abdomen is filled with co2 gas to provide an open space to perform the surgery. Various gases are also used as anesthetics also.
Last updated May 29, 2015

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