ISSN: 2454-2342 (online), 2454-2334 (print)

Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Barpeta 1(2)

Hysterectomies at a rural medical college of Assam: A retrospective study

Surat Zaman, Anjuman A. Begum


Objectives: To study age, indications, route of hysterectomies, conservation /removal of ovaries and postoperative complications. Methodology: Retrospective studies of all the women attending FAA Medical College from March 2012 to February 2014 and requiring hysterectomy for benign and premalignant conditions. Results: Total 270 hysterectomies were performed during the study period of which 70(32.22%) were vaginal hysterectomy with pelvic floor repair, 17(11.47%) were NDVH, 5(1.85%) Hysterectomies were done laparoscopically and 178(65.93%) were total abdominal hysterectomies. Maximum number (27.03%) of cases was in the age group of 36-40 years. Conclusion: Majority of the hysterectomies were performed in the age group 36-40years.Most common indication is symptomatic uterine fibroid.

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