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Patient Information Videos

Information on this page is for women who are about to have one of the following gynaecological procedures listed below. These information videos are designed to help you feel well prepared, to understand risks and to know what to expect afterwards. Please discuss any questions you may have with your own doctor.

​For more information on surgery for pelvic organ prolapse and stress incontinence, please also refer to the International Urogynecological Association's (IUGA) patient information brochures.
 

Hysterectomy

Laparoscopy

Mid-Urethral Sling

Photo from the RANZCOG video on Hysterectomy; click on the image to open the video Photo from the RANZCOG video on Laparoscopy; click on the image to open the video Photo from the RANZCOG video on mid-urethral sling; click on the image to open the video









 

Caesarean Section

Cervical Screening

Photo from the RANZCOG video on Caesarean Section; click on the image to open the video CSP.jpg
 

Disclaimer

These videos are intended to be used as a guide for information of general nature, having regard to general circumstances. The information presented should not be relied on as a substitute for medical advice, independent judgement or proper assessment by a doctor, with consideration of the particular circumstances of each case and individual needs. Each video reflects information available at the time of its preparation, but its currency should be determined having regard to other available information. RANZCOG disclaims all liability to users of the information provided.
 

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