What is a TAH and BSO?

What is a TAH and BSO?

Total abdominal hysterectomy (TAH) is removal of the uterus including the cervix (lower portion of the uterus). Total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy (TAH-BSO) is removal of the uterus, cervix and both fallopian tubes and ovaries.

What is a lap BSO?

Bilateral Salpingo-Oophorectomy (BSO) is the removal of both fallopian tubes (salpingo-) and ovaries (oophorectomy) surgically. A Laparoscopic BSO is the removal of the ovaries and fallopian tubes using key-hole surgery. It is performed for a variety of reasons and facilitates earlier recovery compared to open surgery.

Can Tahbso be done laparoscopically?

Laparoscopic TAH-BSO. Revolutionary advancements in endoscopy have dramatically changed the practice of gynecology. With the introduction of the newest generation of endoscopic instruments, we have become more proficient in laparoscopically assisted hysterectomies with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomies.

What is the meaning of TAH BSO in medical term?

total abdominal hysterectomy
abbr. total abdominal hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oopherectomy.

Whats a TAH procedure?

Technique. Procedure involves the removal of the uterus and cervix. The decision whether or not to remove the fallopian tubes and ovaries is a separate decision. If the ovaries are removed, the procedure name includes the term bilateral salpingoophorectomy (BSO).

What is TAH BSO Omentectomy?

A total abdominal hysterectomy (TAH), is the removal of your uterus (womb) and the cervix through an abdominal incision. 2. Bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy (BSO), is the removal of both your fallopian tubes and ovaries. 3. Omentectomy is the removal of the omentum.

What is the CPT code for laparoscopic BSO?

If you perform a laparoscopic hysterectomy, BSO, debulking, the proper CPT code would be 58575 (Laparoscopy, surgical, total hysterectomy for resection of malignancy (tumor debulking), with omentectomy including salpingo-oophorectomy, unilateral or bilateral, when performed).

What is a lap procedure?

Laparoscopy is a type of surgical procedure that allows a surgeon to access the inside of the abdomen (tummy) and pelvis without having to make large incisions in the skin. This procedure is also known as keyhole surgery or minimally invasive surgery.

How long does a TAH BSO take?

A hysterectomy typically is performed under general anesthesia, so you won’t be awake during the surgery. The procedure itself generally lasts about one to two hours, although you’ll spend some time beforehand getting ready to go into the operating room.

Why is TAH BSO done?

The hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy will both be done during one procedure. This surgery will remove the uterus, cervix, ovaries, and fallopian tubes. After a hysterectomy you will no longer have periods or be able to become pregnant.

What is tah surgery?

Total abdominal hysterectomy (TAH) is the removal of the uterus and cervix through an abdominal incision that is 6-8 inches in length. Supracervical or subtotal hysterectomy is removal of the uterus while sparing the cervix (the opening of the uterus into the vaginal or birth canal).

How is TAH BSO done?

Hysterectomy is a surgery to remove the uterus and cervix. “Abdominal” is the surgical technique that will be used. This means the surgery will be done through an incision in your abdomen. A bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy is surgery to remove both of your ovaries and fallopian tubes.