Nazia Sajjad, Sara Qadir, Rukhsana Kasi, Tayyaba Rasheed, Fozia Unar, Tanweer Akhtar
Pakistan Journal of Medical & Health Sciences



Comparison of Post-Operative Quality of Life between Vaginal Hysterectomy and Abdominal Hysterectomy

Nazia Sajjad, Sara Qadir, Rukhsana Kasi, Tayyaba Rasheed, Fozia Unar, Tanweer Akhtar



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ABSTRACT

Objectives: To compare the frequency of satisfactory quality of life between vaginal hysterectomy and abdominal hysterectomy.

Study Design: Randomized controlled trial.

Place and Duration of Study: Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Niazi Medical & Dental College, Sargodha from 1st April 2020 to 31st December 2020.

Methodology: Ninety patients were comprised and they were divided in two groups; group A (vaginal hysterectomy) and Group B (abdominal hysterectomy) were performed. Hysterectomies (vaginal or abdominal) were performed by consultant gynecologist having experience at having least 5 years).

Results: Mean age of the patients was 49.82±3.207 years, mean age of the patients of group A was 49.82±3.193 years and mean age of the patients of group B was 49.82±3.256 years. Satisfactory quality of life was noted in 38 (84.44%) patients of study group A and 29 (64.44%) patients of study group B. Statistically significant (P = 0.051) difference between the frequency of satisfactory quality of life between the both groups was noted.

Conclusion: Results of this study reveals that post hysterectomy quality of life found more satisfactory in vaginal hysterectomy group as compared to abdominal hysterectomy group. Insignificant association of post hysterectomy quality of life with age group, marital status, parity and socio-economical status was found. Findings of this study also revealed that post hysterectomy satisfactory quality of life is not associated with education of the patients.

Key words: Hysterectomy, Quality of life, abdomen, vagina, WHO, Uterus



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