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A hysterectomy is surgery to take out a woman's uterus. In a total (complete) hysterectomy, the uterus and cervix are removed. In some cases, the ovaries and fallopian tubes are also removed during a hysterectomy. This is called a salpingo-oophorectomy.
Current as of: February 19, 2019
Author: Healthwise StaffKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Current as of:
February 19, 2019
Medical Review:Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
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