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Hysterectomy

Hysterectomy: Introduction

Hysterectomy: Hysterectomy is the most common nonpregnancy-related major surgery performed on women in the United States. In 1995, approximately 590,000 women in ... more about Hysterectomy.

Hysterectomy: The surgical removal of the female uterus. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Hysterectomy is available below.

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Hysterectomy: Complications

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Causes of Hysterectomy

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Disease Topics Related To Hysterectomy

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Hysterectomy: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Article Excerpts about Hysterectomy

Hysterectomy is the most common nonpregnancy-related major surgery performed on women in the United States. In 1995, approximately 590,000 women in this country will undergo the procedure. Surgical removal of the uterus, and frequently the ovaries, is widely accepted both by medical professionals and the public as appropriate treatment for uterine cancer, and for various common non-cancerous uterine conditions that can produce often disabling levels of pain, discomfort, uterine bleeding, emotional distress, and related symptoms. Yet, while hysterectomy can alleviate uterine problems, less invasive treatments are available. (Source: excerpt from Hysterectomy: NWHIC)

Definitions of Hysterectomy:

A surgical procedure to remove the uterine body (partial hysterectomy) or the uterine body and cervix (total hysterectomy). -- 2004 - (Source - Diseases Database)

Surgical removal of the uterus - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

 

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