Hysterectomy and oophorectomy may increase risk of cardiovascular disease

Mohamed, Yousra Samir (2018-04-14)

A hysterectomyis a second most surgical procedure to remove a woman’s uterus, if removes ovaries along with uterus it's called a hysterectomy with bilateral oophorectomy. A hysterectomy is carried out to relieve symptoms or to prevent cancer.


Hysterectomy for benign indications is one of the commonest surgical procedures in women, but the association between the procedure and cardiovascular disease (CVD) is not fully understood

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