Removal of the retained cervical stump after supracervical hysterectomy

Rosanne M. Kho, Javier F. Magrina

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Current studies do not support any benefit of supracervical hysterectomy in reducing perioperative morbidity and adverse effects on pelvic support, sexual and urinary function. Prolapse, pelvic mass and bleeding were the most common indications for trachelectomy after supracervical hysterectomy. Vaginal trachelectomy was the preferred approach to the procedure involving the least complications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)153-156
Number of pages4
JournalBest Practice and Research: Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 2011


  • supracervical hysterectomy
  • vaginal trachelectomy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


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