total hysterectomy


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total hysterectomy

n.
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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When she was twenty-nine, a total hysterectomy left Ashley Leavy feeling bereft, grieving, and needing the comfort of feminine energy.
A total hysterectomy is similar to a subtotal hysterectomy except that the cervix is also removed during the operation.
He also said he would do a total hysterectomy because fibroids are recurrent.
34% of patients said that radical or total hysterectomy + salpingo-oophorectomy was effective--more than any other surgery.
In early 2014, my sister was diagnosed with low-grade malignant cancer of the ovaries and underwent total hysterectomy the same year,' added Tabora.
In cases of placenta praevia with accreta over an old caesarean scar removal of the placenta can cause torrential haemorrhage and hence it is best to proceed to total hysterectomy with the placenta in situ.
In a 2010 study, 0.6% of 677 women who underwent total hysterectomy by robotic laparoscopy presented with VCD.
If the patient is older and has had repeated surgeries, a total Hysterectomy with Oophorectomy (removing uterus and ovaries) is the final solution," said Dr.
Nine of the 35 (26%) women with placenta previa without accreta underwent a total hysterectomy. Thirteen of 36 (36%) women with placenta previa with accreta underwent a total hysterectomy.
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.
Total hysterectomy with bilateral ovariectomy was performed because its symptoms lasted for too long.
Because of uncontrollable hemorrhage, maternal age and multiparity, total hysterectomy with adequate hemodynamic replacement was performed, upon the patient's consent.

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