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laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy


Definition: vaginal hysterectomy in which the ovarian pedicle, broad ligament, and uterosacral ligaments are surgically severed using laparoscopic instruments and the procedure completed through a colpotomy done in the typical fashion.

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