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Hysterectomy is surgery to remove the uterus and, sometimes, the cervix. When the uterus and the cervix are removed, it is called a total hysterectomy. When only the uterus is removed, it is called a partial hysterectomy.
Lax oversight leaves surgery center regulators and patients in the dark

Lax oversight leaves surgery center regulators and patients in the dark

Study shows spillover effect of evidence-based opioid prescribing for major procedures

Study shows spillover effect of evidence-based opioid prescribing for major procedures

Woman's pregnancy history may be linked to Alzheimer's disease risk

Woman's pregnancy history may be linked to Alzheimer's disease risk

Doling out pain pills post-surgery: An ingrown toenail not the same as a bypass

Doling out pain pills post-surgery: An ingrown toenail not the same as a bypass

Study identifies factors that contribute to vaginal dryness

Study identifies factors that contribute to vaginal dryness

Research project aims to study opioid prescriptions after cesarean delivery and hysterectomy

Research project aims to study opioid prescriptions after cesarean delivery and hysterectomy

The Truth Behind Donating Your Body to a Medical School

The Truth Behind Donating Your Body to a Medical School

Study finds underuse of minimally invasive surgeries in elderly Medicare patients

Study finds underuse of minimally invasive surgeries in elderly Medicare patients

MSD and Ferring Pharmaceuticals Complete Largest Ever Clinical Trial in Postpartum Haemorrhage

MSD and Ferring Pharmaceuticals Complete Largest Ever Clinical Trial in Postpartum Haemorrhage

Research highlights decreasing trend in traditional hysterectomy

Research highlights decreasing trend in traditional hysterectomy

Women do not receive timely diagnosis for heart disease

Women do not receive timely diagnosis for heart disease

Starting menstruation early increases risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke in later life

Starting menstruation early increases risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke in later life

Women undergoing hysterectomy have risk of long-term disease, study shows

Women undergoing hysterectomy have risk of long-term disease, study shows

Study reveals the link between hysterectomy and increased chronic health risks

Study reveals the link between hysterectomy and increased chronic health risks

Study reveals the link between hysterectomy and increased chronic health risks

Study reveals the link between hysterectomy and increased chronic health risks

Scientists use imaging techniques to understand reason for early labor in some pregnant women

Scientists use imaging techniques to understand reason for early labor in some pregnant women

Doing more harm than good? Epidemic of screening burdens nation’s older patients

Doing more harm than good? Epidemic of screening burdens nation’s older patients

Study: Doctors may prescribe double the number of opioids than what patient needs after hysterectomy

Study: Doctors may prescribe double the number of opioids than what patient needs after hysterectomy

Penn Medicine to conduct Northeast’s first clinical trial of uterine transplants

Penn Medicine to conduct Northeast’s first clinical trial of uterine transplants

Northwestern Medicine launches new Center for Sexual Medicine and Menopause

Northwestern Medicine launches new Center for Sexual Medicine and Menopause