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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Patient mistrust and poor access hamper federal efforts to overhaul family planning

Patient mistrust and poor access hamper federal efforts to overhaul family planning

Study reports disparities in the use of regional anesthesia techniques

Study reports disparities in the use of regional anesthesia techniques

New study highlights how pain management practices are changing after surgery

New study highlights how pain management practices are changing after surgery

Hair straightening chemicals linked to uterine cancer risk

Hair straightening chemicals linked to uterine cancer risk

Simple prediction tools provide personalized risk estimates for patients undergoing hysterectomy for benign disease

Simple prediction tools provide personalized risk estimates for patients undergoing hysterectomy for benign disease

Medical coding creates barriers to care for transgender patients

Medical coding creates barriers to care for transgender patients

Older age and smoking linked to increased risk of developing any cancer, study shows

Older age and smoking linked to increased risk of developing any cancer, study shows

Because of Texas abortion law, her wanted pregnancy became a medical nightmare

Because of Texas abortion law, her wanted pregnancy became a medical nightmare

Individuals who detransition avoid medical help, study finds

Individuals who detransition avoid medical help, study finds

Women a history of endometriosis may have greater stroke risk

Women a history of endometriosis may have greater stroke risk

Increased risk of maternal morbidity is associated with maternal age, obesity, and previous C-section

Increased risk of maternal morbidity is associated with maternal age, obesity, and previous C-section

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