total hysterectomy


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total hysterectomy

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A surgical procedure in which the uterus and the cervix are removed.
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Noun1.total hysterectomy - surgical removal of the uterus and cervix
hysterectomy - surgical removal of the uterus
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Only those who have undergone a total hysterectomy (a process where both cervix and uterus are removed) need not get screened.
However, the most definitive therapy remains surgery with total hysterectomy for two reasons: CAH is associated with a 28% risk for the development of invasive cancer, and occult invasive cancer frequently coexists with CAH.
Of the total number of patients 80% underwent total hysterectomy, while in 20% cases subtotal hysterectomy was performed in our study.
Then, over three years, came a total hysterectomy, double mastectomy and genital reassignment surgery, involving skin grafted from his arm and buttocks.
Michelle then underwent a total hysterectomy a few years later because she was also at an increased risk of developing ovarian cancer, and she is now going through the menopause over a decade earlier than is considered normal.
Munro, MD: In general terms, when a patient opts to undergo total hysterectomy, the vaginal approach is preferred.
The effect of total hysterectomy on specific sexual sensations.
While this cancer is easy to treat with a partial or total hysterectomy, if cancer cells are ignored and they spread to other parts of the body, it also can be dangerous.
Herein, we present the case of a 42-year-old nulliparous female who had previously undergone a total hysterectomy and presented with an acute abdomen.
Napoles' transfer to jail was deferred by her recurring vaginal bleeding after she underwent total hysterectomy and a bilateral salpingo-ophorectomy to remove her uterus and both ovaries last April 23.
She had surgery for a total hysterectomy last April 23, after cysts were found in her uterus.

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