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Effect of Hysterectomy on Female Sexual Function by Dr. Jennifer Berman Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 3:48am 12 Comments By Jacqueline N. Murrell, MD, Jennifer R. Berman, MD Robert Weiss, MD, Laura Berman, PhD, Sheila R. Keane, MA, Mary Christina Zierack MA, Trudy Van Hooten, PhD, Irwin Goldstien, MD, and Phillip Stubblefield, MD: Sexuality is a crucial component of the general health and well being of women. It is a central part of their body image, self-esteem, rel ... Read on »
Demystifying Hysterectomy Part I: What is a hysterectomy? by Dr Nicoll Posted Tue 11 May 2010 12:00am Hysterectomy is the most commonly performed gynecological surgical procedure. Over 600,000 hysterectomies are performed in the United States every year, most often for benign (non-cancerous) conditions.  But what is hysterectomy?  Literally, the term means “removal of the uterus.”  But there are many types of hysterectomy and severa ... Read on »
Demystifying Hysterectomy Part II: “How and why is hysterectomy performed?” by Dr Nicoll Posted Fri 14 May 2010 12:00am A hysterectomy can be performed in several ways. Minimally invasive surgical techniques include the removal of the uterus (and/or ovaries) through laparoscopy, a surgical technique which involves the insertion of long thin instruments through very small holes in the patient’s abdomen.  Hysterectomy can also be done via the vagina in a p ... Read on »
Malpractice defense: Left Ureter Kinked During Hysterectomy by David W. Patient Expert Posted Wed 03 Nov 2010 11:23am In addition to my consulting work and writing the Health Business Blog , I’m chairman of the board of Advanced Practice Strategies (APS), a medical risk management firm that provides litigation support for malpractice defense and an eLearning curriculum focused on enhancing patient safety. To learn more contact: Timothy ... Read on »
Hysterectomy Post-Op: Mom Thinks She's Funny by Dysautonomic Posted Thu 09 May 2013 7:10am This involves information about female reproductive organs and even a few lines about bladders thrown in for good measure. So...just warning you. It's also not clever or funny - I apologize for that. I also apologize for the really weird formatting going on in this post. Blogger is being wonky. ... Read on »
PMS, Menopause, and Hysterectomy by Dr. Edward Leyton Medical DoctorHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Thu 26 Mar 2009 6:14am A reader from Trinidad writes: I had a hysterectomy recently and my ovaries are still in.  I am having off and on low mood swings and can't figure out if its hormonal or not and what to do?  After a hysterectomy, (with ovaries remaining) what is a woman to expect about her cycle and the whole PMS deal, emotional upheaval etc.? ... Read on »
Hysterectomy Facts by Cathy T. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 3:36pm 1 Comment -- Approximately 300 out of every 100,000 women will undergo a hysterectomy. -- hysterectomy is surgery to take out a woman’s uterus -- Other organs (cervix, ovaries, and fallopian tubes) might also be removed if you have severe problems such as endometriosis or cancer. -- Whether or not the ovaries are removed depends ... Read on »
Sexual Dysfunction Following Radical and Simple Hysterectomy by The Women's Sexual Health Foundation .. Patient Expert Posted Sun 30 Nov 2008 12:20pm Below is an important article from the International Journal of Impotence Research: Journal of Sexual Medicine on Sexual Dysfunction concerning the various types of hysterectomy. Int J Impot Res. 2006;18(1):1-18 Sexual Dysfunction Following Radical and Simple Hysterectomy Hysterectomy is the most common pelvic surgery performed in w ... Read on »
Federally-Funded Study Shows More Women Can Avoid Hysterectomy for Common Problem by The Women's Sexual Health Foundation .. Patient Expert Posted Sun 30 Nov 2008 12:20pm CYPRESS, CA -- December 28, 2007 -- The minimally invasive procedure endometrial ablation is as effective as hysterectomy in solving dysfunctional uterine bleeding (DUB), according to a new federally-funded study published in the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dysfunctional uterine bleeding is abnormal bleeding which cannot be attribu ... Read on »
New Study Finds Removing Ovaries During Hysterectomy Increases Risk of Death, Outweighs Benefits by The Women's Sexual Health Foundation .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 22 Apr 2009 11:57pm We just received the below release on a very important study. Traditionally, ovaries have been removed during a hysterectomy ( removal of the uterus), but this study reveals risks that women need to be aware of before they say yes to having their ovaries removed. You may want to just say "no". But it is important to understand the risks and benefit ... Read on »