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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.
Northwestern Medicine launches new Center for Sexual Medicine and Menopause

Northwestern Medicine launches new Center for Sexual Medicine and Menopause

Study: Many women do not follow guidelines to prevent pregnancy after bariatric surgery

Study: Many women do not follow guidelines to prevent pregnancy after bariatric surgery

New online tool offers opioid prescribing recommendations after surgery

New online tool offers opioid prescribing recommendations after surgery

Experts in obstetric care come together to realize quality measures for high-risk pregnancies

Experts in obstetric care come together to realize quality measures for high-risk pregnancies

Patients with documented penicillin allergy more likely to develop surgical site infections, study finds

Patients with documented penicillin allergy more likely to develop surgical site infections, study finds

Study suggests optimal length of opioid pain prescriptions for common surgical procedures

Study suggests optimal length of opioid pain prescriptions for common surgical procedures

Study: Chemoradiation should remain standard treatment for locally advanced cervical cancer

Study: Chemoradiation should remain standard treatment for locally advanced cervical cancer

Survey: Women with uterine fibroids largely unaware of minimally invasive treatment option

Survey: Women with uterine fibroids largely unaware of minimally invasive treatment option

SLUCare obstetricians examine novel device to treat postpartum hemorrhage

SLUCare obstetricians examine novel device to treat postpartum hemorrhage

Adverse early life experiences and abuse may lead women to unnecessary, harmful surgeries

Adverse early life experiences and abuse may lead women to unnecessary, harmful surgeries

Women with obstructive sleep apnea may be at increased risk for pregnancy complications

Women with obstructive sleep apnea may be at increased risk for pregnancy complications

New study highlights importance of cervical cancer screening for older women after age 65

New study highlights importance of cervical cancer screening for older women after age 65

Low-cost drug for severe bleeding could save lives of mothers after childbirth

Low-cost drug for severe bleeding could save lives of mothers after childbirth

IQWiG assesses potential of MRI-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound therapy for uterine fibroids

IQWiG assesses potential of MRI-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound therapy for uterine fibroids

Medical device safety problems prompt regulators to call for better reporting

Medical device safety problems prompt regulators to call for better reporting

Study finds link between removal of ovaries and increased risk of heart disease, cancer and mortality

Study finds link between removal of ovaries and increased risk of heart disease, cancer and mortality

Cervical cancer mortality rates higher than previously thought, study reveals

Cervical cancer mortality rates higher than previously thought, study reveals

Cervical cancer death rate among older and black women higher than previously thought

Cervical cancer death rate among older and black women higher than previously thought

Uterine microbiome study provides important insights into etiology of endometrial cancer

Uterine microbiome study provides important insights into etiology of endometrial cancer

Women experience decline in sexual function before and after last menstrual period, study finds

Women experience decline in sexual function before and after last menstrual period, study finds