Author | Bernard Cristalli, MD

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"Madame, You're going to undergo a hysterectomy"

October 07, 2011

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A hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus. One talks of total hysterectomy, if the entire uterus is removed (cervix and corpus) and of subtotal if the cervix is kept in place. During this intervention the ovaries may be removed too.