Different Types of Hysterectomy – All about Total and Radical Hysterectomy

Total abdominal hysterectomy, subtotal hysterectomy and radical hysterectomy are the different types of hysterectomy procedures that are performed.  Your surgeon will decide on which type of hysterectomy should be done depending on the problem. Hysterectomies are normally prescribed for the following reasons.

  • Cancer in the reproductive organs
  • Endometriosis occurs when the cells from the lining of the uterus grow in other parts of the body. It is often a very painful condition.
  • Pelvic pain and abnormal vaginal bleeding.
  • Growth of fibroids in the uterus.
  • Uterus prolapse, a condition when the uterus slides into the vaginal canal

Doctors recommend a hysterectomy only when all other treatment options have been explored and this is determined during a hysterectomy diagnosis.

Types of hysterectomy

Total abdominal hysterectomy is one of the options you can go for

Types of Hysterectomy

Total Abdominal Hysterectomy:

Under complete or total hysterectomy, the cervix and the uterus are removed. This is the most commonly seen form of hysterectomy and is normally recommended in the case of cancer or fibroids growing in the uterus.

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Hysterectomy – Introduction and All About It

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.


Know more about the procedure before undergoing hysterectomy

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