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Minimally Invasive Surgery
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 1372685, 9 pages
Clinical Study

Analysis of a Standardized Technique for Laparoscopic Cuff Closure following 1924 Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomies

1Laparoscopic Institute for Gynecology and Oncology, 4370 Alpine Road, Portola Valley, CA 94028, USA
2University of California at San Francisco-Fresno, 155 North Fresno Street, Fresno, CA 93701, USA

Received 6 March 2016; Accepted 25 June 2016

Academic Editor: Peng Hui Wang

Copyright © 2016 Katherine A. O’Hanlan et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

In this brief video, the uterosacral ligament is sutured to the pubocervical fascia, each stitch is placed 5mm apart and 5mm deep to the vaginal cuff edge, and then, whenever possible, the bladder flap is sutured over the cut edge of the cuff.

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