Hysterectomy is a surgical procedure which involves removal of either the entire uterus or parts of it. Sometimes, the ovaries and fallopian tubes are also removed during a hysterectomy. The surgery is a very common procedure and statistics indicate that by the age of 60, one in every three women in the United States has undergone a hysterectomy. According to studies, nearly 300 out of every 100,000 women will undergo the procedure.
Types of Hysterectomy
Hysterectomy can be of various types. The kind of hysterectomy recommended by your doctor will depend upon the causal factors and the hysterectomy diagnosis. The different types of hysterectomy surgeries are as follows: Continue reading