A 46-year-old member asked:
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what is laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (lavh)?

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Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience Gynecology
Surgery: A lavh is method of hysterectomy where most of the procedure is done with the aid of laparoscopic surgery. The surgeon then converts to a vaginal approach to complete the surgery and remove the uterus and cervix.
Answered on Aug 21, 2019
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Dr. Miriam Sivkin
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35-55: 35-55 year olds is the usual age range for women who have laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomies.
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Dr. Mary Vanko
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LAVH: You are suppine with legs in stirrups.
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Dr. Mary Vanko
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LAVH: Look at the wesite for the american college of obstetrics and gynecology, w.W.W. Acog.Org.
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