Letter

Results of eVALuate study of hysterectomy techniques: Laparoscopic hysterectomy may yet have a bright future

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7440.642-c (Published 11 March 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:642
  1. M J Canis, professor of obstetrics and gynaecology (mcanis@chuclermontferrand.fr),
  2. A Wattiez, professor of obstetrics and gynaecology,
  3. G Mage, professor of obstetrics and gynaecology,
  4. M A Bruhat, professor of obstetrics and gynaecology
  1. Polyclinique CHU, Boulevard Léon Malfreyt, 63000 Clermont Ferrand, France

    EDITOR—Garry et al showed that laparoscopic hysterectomy was associated with a higher rate of major complications than was abdominal hysterectomy.1 Can two techniques be compared, however, when one has been used for 100 years and the other for only a few months?

    We found that in a group …

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