Case Studies | Pathology | India | Volume 8 Issue 9, September 2019
A Retrospective Study of Hysterectomy Cases in a Tertiary Care Center - A Study from Jharkhand Region
Angel Tete | A. K. Sinha 
Abstract: Introduction- Hysterectomy is the most commonly performed gynaecological surgery in India and well as in other countries. It is frequently done for definitive management of various common gynaecological diseases like fibroids, abnormal uterine bleeding, prolapse and malignancy of uterus and cervix. Aim- To study incidences of different histopathological entities in hysterectomy specimens. Materials and methods- This retrospective study was undertaken in our routine histopathological laboratory during the period of one year (Jan 18- Dec 18). A total of 590 hysterectomy specimens were analysed. Observation – A total of 590 hysterectomy specimens were reported during the period of one year. Of these 546 cases (92.54 %) were abdominal hysterectomies with or without salpingoophrectomy and 44 cases (7.45 %) were vaginal hysterectomies. Most common lesion was leiomyoma. Conclusion – Hysterectomy is curative and acceptable form of treatment in many common gynaecological problems. All hysterectomy specimens should be sent for histopathological examination.
Keywords: hysterectomy, histopathology
Edition: Volume 8 Issue 9, September 2019,
Pages: 1827 - 1829
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