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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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.
Treatment options include watchful waiting; treatment with drugs or hormones, embolization, or ultrasound; and invasive procedures such as partial or total hysterectomy.
The study is of very limited quality because supracervical hysterectomy (67% of the nonrobotic group) and total hysterectomy (98.
Diagosed in June 2007, at the age of 47, Alison - now 51 - underwent a double mastectomy, reconstructive surgery and a total hysterectomy.
There are three trials which have compared total hysterectomy to supracervical hysterectomy.
It is usually detected by an ultrasound scan and a blood test, and sufferers usually need to have a total hysterectomy and chemotherapy.
She said: "I had a total hysterectomy [at City Hospital] and was put on Ward D27 to start my recovery.
Women should also receive annual gynecological care, except those who had a total hysterectomy or oophorectomy, who can do so less frequently.
She continued to have excessive bleeding and, after exhausting other conservative medical treatments, underwent a total hysterectomy in May 2001.
Conservative treatment may be offered as a first-choice option before total hysterectomy.
Total hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-ophrectomy was performed and thorough peritoneal lavage was done.
Women who have had a total hysterectomy and no history of high-grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia should discontinue cervical cancer screening altogether.

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