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A hysterectomy is surgery to remove a woman's uterus or womb. The uterus is the place where a baby grows when a woman is pregnant. After a hysterectomy, you no longer have menstrual periods and can't become pregnant. Sometimes the surgery also removes the ovaries and fallopian tubes. If you have both ovaries taken out, you will enter menopause.

Your health care provider might recommend a hysterectomy if you have

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  1. Hysterectomy (National Library of Medicine)  
    A hysterectomy is surgery to remove a woman's uterus or womb. The uterus is the place where a baby grows when a woman is pregnant. After a hysterectomy, you no longer have menstrual periods and can' ...
  2. Vaginal hysterectomy; Abdominal hysterectomy; Supracervical hysterectomy; Radical hysterectomy; Removal of the uterus; Laparoscopic hysterectomy; Laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy; LAVH; ...
  3. Radical Hysterectomy (American Cancer Society)  
    ... on sexual function Next Topic Radical cystectomy Radical hysterectomy Radical hysterectomy is an operation done to treat ... age of 50 having this surgery. Effects of hysterectomy on bladder function A radical hysterectomy can affect ...
  4. Hysterectomy (Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health)  
    ... StumbleUpon Delicious Email to friend Digg Search Share Hysterectomy A hysterectomy is a surgery to remove a ... are the different types of hysterectomies? A total hysterectomy removes all of the uterus, including the cervix. ...
  5. Hysterectomy (American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists) - PDF  
    What is a hysterectomy? Hysterectomy is surgery to remove the uterus . It is a very common type of surgery for women in the United States. ... you can no longer become pregnant. Why is hysterectomy done? Hysterectomy is used to treat many women’s ...
  6. ROBOTIC-ASSISTED HYSTERECTOMY UNC HOSPITALS – CHAPEL HILL CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA 00:00:09 ANNOUNCER: Today surgeons from the UNC Hospitals ...
  7. Page 1 of 1 LAPAROSCOPIC SUPRACERVICAL HYSTERECTOMY SHAWNEE MISSION MEDICAL CENTER MERRIAM, KANSAS October 18, 2007 00:00:16 NARRATOR: Welcome to Shawnee Mission Medical Center in Shawnee Mission, ...
  8. Expanding Patient Options: Minilaparotomy for Hysterectomy Covidien Energy Based Devices Concord, California May 26, 2010 Welcome to this OR Live program presented by Covidien energy-based devices. ...
  9. ROBOT-ASSISTED HYSTERECTOMY USING THE DA VINCI SURGICAL SYSTEM UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN HEALTH SYSTEM ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN Wednesday, September 20, 2006 ... in Ann Arbor will perform a robot-assisted hysterectomy using the da Vinci Surgical System from Intuitive ...
  10. ROBOTIC-ASSISTED HYSTERECTOMY HARTFORD HOSPITAL HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT October 2, 2007 00:00:08 ANNOUNCER: Welcome to Hartford Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut. ...
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