Hysterectomy News and Research

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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.
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

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