Gender reassignment FAM – Hysterectomy – Oophorectomy



Hysterectomy and oophorectomy are gynecological procedures that can be performed by laparoscopic surgery (minimally invasive surgery) or open surgery (abdominal hysterectomy).

Hysterectomy - laparoscopic technique

The newest Surgical Technique, instead of making a large incision, small incisions are made where the laparoscopic instruments necessary to perform the operation are introduced. This new technique significantly reduces postoperative pain, recovery time, bleeding and hospitalization time compared to the classical technique.


Abdominal hysterectomy or Open surgery (invasive)

A transverse incision is made through the abdominal wall, usually above the pubic bone, closer to the pubic hairline of the pelvis as low as possible, resembling an incision made by a caesarean section, approximately 4-5 cm. This technique allows doctors to better access reproductive structures and is usually performed for the removal of the entire reproductive system. The recovery time for the invasive hysterectomy technique is 4 to 6 weeks. Abdominal hysterectomy is the most common method.

Vaginal or Technical Hysterectomy V

Vaginal hysterectomy is performed through the vaginal canal completely and has advantages over abdominal surgery such as; fewer complications, less time of hospital stay, and shorter healing. When complications appear, surgical exploration is required.