Hysterectomy

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.
What is a Hysterectomy?

Hysterectomy is a surgical procedure for removing the uterus, the pelvic organ situated between the bladder and rectum in women.

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The Future of Gynecological Conditions; Improving Attention, Understanding, and Treatment

The Future of Gynecological Conditions; Improving Attention, Understanding, and Treatment

Research suggests some solutions to combat cancer surgery-induced climate change

Research suggests some solutions to combat cancer surgery-induced climate change

Study finds racial and ethnic differences in rising uterine cancer mortality rates in the United States

Study finds racial and ethnic differences in rising uterine cancer mortality rates in the United States

Oestrogen may be linked to a woman’s risk of developing dementia

Oestrogen may be linked to a woman’s risk of developing dementia

Study examines link between reproductive factors and dementia risk

Study examines link between reproductive factors and dementia risk

Life events that influence estrogen levels may be linked to woman's dementia risk in later life

Life events that influence estrogen levels may be linked to woman's dementia risk in later life

Levels of anti-Mullerian hormone may help predict bone loss during menopause transition

Levels of anti-Mullerian hormone may help predict bone loss during menopause transition

“Love Yourself” - Taking Charge of Your Fibroid Health

“Love Yourself” - Taking Charge of Your Fibroid Health

Labor neuraxial analgesia associated with reduced risk of severe maternal morbidity

Labor neuraxial analgesia associated with reduced risk of severe maternal morbidity

Covid still threatens millions of Americans. Why are we so eager to move on?

Covid still threatens millions of Americans. Why are we so eager to move on?

Long-excluded uterine cancer patients are step closer to 9/11 benefits

Long-excluded uterine cancer patients are step closer to 9/11 benefits

Postmenopausal women more likely to have overactive bladder syndrome, study says

Postmenopausal women more likely to have overactive bladder syndrome, study says

NCCN publishes new guidelines to help cervical cancer patients become more informed about care

NCCN publishes new guidelines to help cervical cancer patients become more informed about care

Bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy may have risks for younger women, but safe for post-menopausal patients

Bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy may have risks for younger women, but safe for post-menopausal patients

Women expressing feminine and masculine characteristics more likely to choose uterine-preserving surgery

Women expressing feminine and masculine characteristics more likely to choose uterine-preserving surgery

Mayo Clinic internist advocates a comprehensive approach to breast cancer prevention

Mayo Clinic internist advocates a comprehensive approach to breast cancer prevention

Many women near the menopause transition use cannabis, study finds

Many women near the menopause transition use cannabis, study finds

Hysterectomy may be preventable for some women with common uterine condition, review finds

Hysterectomy may be preventable for some women with common uterine condition, review finds

Researchers make a breakthrough in understanding the genesis of uterine leiomyomas

Researchers make a breakthrough in understanding the genesis of uterine leiomyomas

Without enough boots on the ground, California’s vaccination efforts falter

Without enough boots on the ground, California’s vaccination efforts falter