Mercy Hospital Dunedin - Gynaecology
Private Surgical Service
Abdominal: an incision (cut) is made in your the abdomen (stomach) and the uterus removed.
Vaginal: an incision is made in your vagina and the uterus removed through the vagina.
Laparoscopic: several small incisions are made in your abdomen and a thin tube with a tiny camera attached (laparoscope) inserted along with instruments that cut the connections of the uterus, allowing it to be removed through the vagina.