An operation in which the uterus is removed.


A hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus, usually done by a gyne ...
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Ovary Removal, as Part of Hysterectomy, Not Always Necessary
... Over 600,000 hysterectomies are performed every year. Almost half of those women also will have their ovaries removed, not because the ovaries are diseased, but as a protective measure against develo...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

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What You Need To Know About Hysterectomy
... What is a hysterectomy? Hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus. It ends menstruation and the ability to become pregnant. Depending on the reason for the surgery, a hysterectomy may also in...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Alternatives to Hysterectomy: New Technologies, More Options
... by Linda Bren More than 1 in 4 U.S. women will have a hysterectomy by the time they are 60 years old, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). A hysterectomy--removal of the ...
Source: U.S. Food and Drug Administration


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