total hysterectomy


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surgical removal of the uterus and cervix

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Many reports and guidelines have advocated the preference for subtotal hysterectomy over total hysterectomy since it offers the advantage of less blood loss, fewer instances of damage to the urinary tract and takes less time to complete in the face of haemodynamic compromise/ instability.
She underwent a total hysterectomy for recurrent uterine myomas with menorrhagia 4 years ago.
While the breast cancer risk with combination hormone therapy in the VVHI trial persists, a recent follow-up suggests that estrogen alone may protect against it for those who have had a total hysterectomy.
Diagosed in June 2007, at the age of 47, Alison - now 51 - underwent a double mastectomy, reconstructive surgery and a total hysterectomy.
The extension of cervical tears resulted in total hysterectomy.
There are three trials which have compared total hysterectomy to supracervical hysterectomy.
Women who have had a total hysterectomy (removal of the uterus and cervix) may also choose to stop having cervical cancer testing, unless the surgery was done as a treatment for cervical cancer or pre-cancer.
It is usually detected by an ultrasound scan and a blood test, and sufferers usually need to have a total hysterectomy and chemotherapy.
Paps also can cease for women of any age who've had a total hysterectomy for benign disease.
This type of hysterectomy is called a total hysterectomy.
She said: "I had a total hysterectomy [at City Hospital] and was put on Ward D27 to start my recovery.
organizations consistently have recommended against screening most women for cervical cancer after a total hysterectomy for benign disease.
Women should also receive annual gynecological care, except those who had a total hysterectomy or oophorectomy, who can do so less frequently.
Total hysterectomy was the commonly performed surgery in this study.
Women should also receive regular annual gynecological care, except those who had a total hysterectomy or oophorectomy, who can have less frequent checkups.
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