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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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Before medical advances proved otherwise, gynaecologists would perform sub-total hysterectomies - where some of the cervix was left in place - to enhance sexual pleasure.
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Fibroid-related hysterectomy currently accounts for 45% of all hysterectomies, or approximately 195,700 per year.
But some clinicians warned that avoiding morcellation would lead to a greater number of hysterectomies via laparotomy, with an attendant increase in surgical complications.
A total of 33 obstetric hysterectomies were performed during this period with an incidence of 1 in 252 deliveries or 0.
A retrospective analysis of 30 cases of emergency hysterectomies done for obstetric indications from July 2010 to June 2015 was done.
Among indications prolapse was responsible for 44% of total hysterectomies and it was only indication for VH.
Several studies have shown a significant association between hysterectomies and depression.
Objective: To share clinicopathological spectrum of hysterectomies performed at CMH Rawalpindi.
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Hysterectomies are performed to treat various medical conditions including uterine fibroids, abnormal uterine bleeding, pelvic prolapse and several kinds of cancer.