complete hysterectomy


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complete hysterectomy

Total hysterectomy Gynecology Complete surgical removal of the uterus and cervix, but not the adnexae–ovaries and fallopian tubes. See TAH-BSO.

com·plete hy·ster·ec·to·my

(kŏm-plēt histĕr-ektŏ-mē)
Surgical excision of the uterus and cervix.
Synonym(s): total hysterectomy.
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According to her medical history, she had been diagnosed with carcinoma in situ of the cervix 9 years earlier, and she had undergone a complete hysterectomy with oophorectomy at that time.
Studies indicate that 44%-55% of women who have undergone complete hysterectomy for benign disease have had a Pap smear within the previous 3 years.
Some women who had a complete hysterectomy with removal of the cervix have found there was a significant loss in their capacity for orgasm.

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