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hys·ter·ec·to·my

 (hĭs′tə-rĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. hys·ter·ec·to·mies
Surgical removal of part or all of the uterus.

hys′ter·ec′to·mize′ (-mīz′) v.

hysterectomy

(ˌhɪstəˈrɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical removal of the uterus

hys•ter•ec•to•my

(ˌhɪs təˈrɛk tə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
surgical excision of the uterus.
[1885–90]
hys`ter•ec′to•mize`, v.t. -mized, -miz•ing.

hysterectomy

Surgery to remove the uterus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hysterectomy - surgical removal of the uterus
ablation, cutting out, extirpation, excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue
panhysterectomy, radical hysterectomy - surgical removal of the uterus and the ovaries and oviducts and cervix and related lymph nodes
total hysterectomy - surgical removal of the uterus and cervix
Translations

hysterectomy

[ˌhɪstəˈrektəmɪ] Nhisterectomía f
she had to have a hysterectomyle tuvieron que hacer una histerectomía

hysterectomy

[ˌhɪstəˈrɛktəmi] nhystérectomie f

hysterectomy

nHysterektomie f (spec), → Totaloperation f

hysterectomy

[ˌhɪstəˈrɛktəmɪ] n (Med) → isterectomia

hys·ter·ec·to·my

n. histerectomía, extirpación del útero;
abdominal ______ abdominal, a través del abdomen;
total ______ total, del útero y del cuello uterino;
vaginal ______ vaginal, a través de la vagina.

hysterectomy

n (pl -mies) histerectomía; total abdominal — histerectomía abdominal total; vaginal — histerectomía vaginal
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Laparoscopic hysterectomy provides better overall outcomes than either laparoscopic hysterectomy with power morcellation or total abdominal hysterectomy in women with presumed benign gynecologic disease, according to a cohort simulation model.
org launches first Hysterectomy Awareness Month in May 2015 to connect more women to doctors and each other and to understand treatment options and alternatives[[/para]]
AI've always been against hysterectomy unless it's absolutely necessary so I'm in favour of exploring all alternatives and see hysterectomy as a last resort.
Washington, May 15 ( ANI ): Having a hysterectomy with or without ovary removal in mid-life does not increase a woman's risk of cardiovascular disease compared to women who reach natural menopause, a new study has revealed.
In the 1990s, the Toronto Women's Health Network, together with the Ontario government and a group of physicians wrote a report to address the variable rates of hysterectomy within Ontario (see the updated report by the Ontario Women's Health Council [2].
Incidence of abdominal hysterectomy complications was higher in this hospital than the global average.
STOCKHOLM - Whether or not a woman had a hysterectomy made no impact on survival in a small phase III trial of patients with a complete response after chemoradiation, including brachy therapy, for early-stage ovarian cancer.
Now research confirms that both having a hysterectomy for many common conditions, and removing the ovaries during hysterectomy, can have dangerous impacts on women's health.
Walters and Barber (obstetrics and gynecology and surgery, Cleveland Clinic) bring together a group of American obstetrics and gynecology surgeons and specialists who offer a video atlas for gynecologic surgeons and obstetrician-gynecologist trainees to hysterectomy procedures for benign diseases like uterine bleeding and fibroids, dysmenorrhea, and endometriosis.
I just learned I need to have a hysterectomy due to fibroid tumors.
A hysterectomy is used to treat several conditions.
Hysterectomy is the only sure cure for fibroids, but that procedure ends a woman's reproductive capacity.