• Cancer of the uterus, ovaries, and sometimes cervix
• Fibroids (leiomyomata) May not be indicated for asymptomatic cases on basis of size alone
• Uterine bleeding
• Disabling uterine prolapse
• Endometriosis. Relieves pain but not curative as endometrosis may spread


• Cases in which non-surgical alternatives are acceptable
• Uterine size greater than 280 g
• Previous multiple abdominal or pelvic surgeries
• Advanced uterine, cervical, or ovarian malignancy

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