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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Pandemic highlights need for urgent care clinics for women

Pandemic highlights need for urgent care clinics for women

Residents in majority-Black neighborhoods experience higher rates of severe maternal morbidity

Residents in majority-Black neighborhoods experience higher rates of severe maternal morbidity

FDA clears new robotically-assisted surgical device for transvaginal hysterectomy

FDA clears new robotically-assisted surgical device for transvaginal hysterectomy

Study: MRI is reliable for intrapelvic T staging of neuroendocrine carcinoma

Study: MRI is reliable for intrapelvic T staging of neuroendocrine carcinoma

Covid ‘decimated our staff’ as the pandemic ravages health workers of color in US

Covid ‘decimated our staff’ as the pandemic ravages health workers of color in US

Study examines how obesity affected postpartum hemorrhage outcomes at a tertiary care center

Study examines how obesity affected postpartum hemorrhage outcomes at a tertiary care center

Early intervention is key to prevent heart disease in women during menopause transition

Early intervention is key to prevent heart disease in women during menopause transition

Newly discovered endometrial cancer biomarker enables early detection and treatment

Newly discovered endometrial cancer biomarker enables early detection and treatment

Study provides evidence to support survival benefit of open surgery for early-stage cervical cancer

Study provides evidence to support survival benefit of open surgery for early-stage cervical cancer

ASTRO's new guideline provides recommendations for radiation therapy to treat cervical cancer

ASTRO's new guideline provides recommendations for radiation therapy to treat cervical cancer

Family history elevates heart disease mortality risk in women who had premature removal of ovaries

Family history elevates heart disease mortality risk in women who had premature removal of ovaries

Menopause age not associated with heart disease finds study

Menopause age not associated with heart disease finds study

Nutrition researcher shows how foods affect our hormones and health

Nutrition researcher shows how foods affect our hormones and health

One in five operations with in-network surgeons and facilities could result in surprise bills

One in five operations with in-network surgeons and facilities could result in surprise bills

Elagolix drug suppresses ovarian hormone production, prevents heavy menstrual bleeding

Elagolix drug suppresses ovarian hormone production, prevents heavy menstrual bleeding

Uterine balloon tamponade is almost 86% effective in preventing maternal mortality from hemorrhaging

Uterine balloon tamponade is almost 86% effective in preventing maternal mortality from hemorrhaging

Rural women experience higher rates pregnancy complications than urban peers

Rural women experience higher rates pregnancy complications than urban peers

Prevalence of cannabis dependence or abuse increases significantly among surgical patients

Prevalence of cannabis dependence or abuse increases significantly among surgical patients

Involving patients in pain management decisions significantly reduces opioid prescriptions

Involving patients in pain management decisions significantly reduces opioid prescriptions

Johns Hopkins Medicine celebrates opening of Pavilion III at Green Spring Station

Johns Hopkins Medicine celebrates opening of Pavilion III at Green Spring Station