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•While open surgery is a conventional form of treatment for uterus removal, not every surgeon is trained to perform a laparoscopic hysterectomy and hence, only a specialist should be considered if you are planning for the surgery.
•Laparoscopic surgery is safe, effective and eliminates the need to make a large incision in the body. Thus, minimizing the chances of infection and pain. The surgery has lower downtime.
•The length of incision differs in both the surgeries. In an open surgery, a large incision is being made in the abdomen which is of approximately 8 cm-10 cm. This may leave a visible scar after the operation. In a laparoscopic surgery, a small incision is made which results in smaller scars, less pain, less blood loss, lower complications and fast recovery.
•For endometriosis, fibroids ovarian abnormalities and hysterectomies, laparoscopic surgery is a great option.