Hysterectomy And Alternatives

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Overview of Myomectomy to Remove Fibroid Tumors

Learn about myomectomy, a safe and effective alternative to hysterectomy for treatment of fibroid tumors. Fibroid tumors are the justification given for over one-third of the estimated 600,000 hysterectomies performed annually in the United States....

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Overview of Myomectomy to Remove Fibroid Tumors

Learn about myomectomy, a safe and effective alternative to hysterectomy for treatment of fibroid tumors. Fibroid tumors are the justification given for over one-third of the estimated 600,000 hysterectomies performed annually in the United States....

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Different Types of Hysterectomies

Learn which female reproductive organs are removed during different types of hysterectomies and the surgical procedures that may be used. A hysterectomy is the surgical removal of all or part of a woman’s uterus. Hysterectomies are typically...

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Hysterectomy in the United States

Learn some basic facts about a hysterectomy if you're a woman in the U.S. considering getting one. Hysterectomy is a type of surgery in which a woman's uterus (or womb) is removed, sometimes along with the ovaries, cervix, Fallopian tubes,...

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Bilateral Salpingo-Oophorectomy Overview

Learn the medical definition of bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, including indications and what happens as a result of this type of surgery. Bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, also known as a BSO, is a surgical procedure in which both of the ovaries...

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Bleeding After a Hysterectomy

Find out what to do about post hysterectomy bleeding and when the bleeding may indicate a serious problem. Some bleeding after a hysterectomy is normal. In the six to eight weeks following the procedure, a certain amount of bleeding or spotting can...

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