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Survival With Cervical Cancer Similar After Trachelectomy, Hysterectomy Survival With Cervical Cancer Similar After Trachelectomy, Hysterectomy
Trachelectomy to preserve fertility is being performed in a growing number of cervical cancer patients, especially those younger than 30, according to new findings.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - May 15, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Worse Outcomes of Hysterectomy by Very Low-Volume Surgeons Worse Outcomes of Hysterectomy by Very Low-Volume Surgeons
Complications, including death, are more common after hysterectomies performed by surgeons who do only one such procedure per year, researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Low Procedure Volume for Many Surgeons Doing Hysterectomies
WEDNESDAY, May 9, 2018 -- A substantial number of surgeons performing hysterectomies have low procedural volumes, according to a study published online May 9 in Obstetrics& Gynecology. Maria P. Ruiz, D.O., from Columbia University in New York... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is a vaginal cuff and what are the risks?
A vaginal cuff is a closure made at the top of the vagina in the place of the cervix after a person has a hysterectomy. In this article, we look at the risks involved with having a vaginal cuff, and what to expect after having this surgery. We also look at recovery and complications. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

MRI helps distinguish fibroids from uterine cancer
T2-weighted MR images are effective for distinguishing between uterine fibroids...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Fewer women are getting hysterectomies SIR: Women unaware of UFE as fibroid treatment option Study: UFE can help restore fertility SIR: UFE use still lags hysterectomy for fibroids Under scrutiny: Pregnancy after uterine fibroid embolization (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FDA Warning Ups Hysterectomy Complications for Uterine Fibroids
THURSDAY, April 12, 2018 -- For women undergoing hysterectomy for uterine fibroids, there was an increase in major and minor 30-day complication rates following the issuing of a U.S. Food and Drug Administration black box warning against the use of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hysterectomy Complications Rose After Morcellation Warning Hysterectomy Complications Rose After Morcellation Warning
Women who underwent hysterectomy for uterine fibroids experienced significantly increased complications after the FDA warned against the use of power morcellation during these procedures, a study finds.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Cancer patient, 63, is recovering well after having a hysterectomy in robot surgery
Christine Lockton, 63, from Croydon, underwent a procedure that saw surgeons sitting at opposite ends of a robotic console, known as the da Vinci Xi, while they performed the operation. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to expect after a vaginal hysterectomy
A vaginal hysterectomy is the removal of the uterus through the vagina. It can take 6 weeks to recover fully. Recovery is easier and faster than other kinds of hysterectomy, though a woman should still wait before returning to normal work, driving, and exercising. Tips for recovery include a high-fiber diet and rest. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Unexpected Outcome in Hysterectomy Study
(MedPage Today) -- More cancer recurrences, worse survival with minimally invasive surgery (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - March 27, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Does having a hysterectomy affect sex?
It is normal for someone to have questions after having a hysterectomy, and to have concerns about how it will affect libido and sexual activity. Find out here how long it takes before sexual activity can resume, what to expect afterward, and how a hysterectomy may improve the enjoyment of sex with a partner. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sexual Health / STDs Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about adenomyosis
Adenomyosis is a condition where cells from the uterus lining grow into the uterus muscle. It is related to endometriosis and has similar symptoms, such as heavy, painful periods. Diagnosis involves ultrasound, MRI scans, or a biopsy. Treatment is not always necessary but can include hormonal therapy or hysterectomy. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Endometriosis Source Type: news

Gynecologic Cancer Found During Hysterectomy and Myomectomy Gynecologic Cancer Found During Hysterectomy and Myomectomy
New analysis provides more precise estimate of occult gynecologic cancers and hints that power morcellation may have potential utility in select patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

'I had a hysterectomy at 28 because my periods made me suicidal'
For years, Lucie was treated for mental health problems - in fact she had a severe form of premenstrual syndrome. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'I had a hysterectomy after periods made me suicidal'
For years, Lucie was treated for mental health problems - in fact she had a severe form of premenstrual syndrome. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lena Dunham's hysterectomy may be dangerous
Lena Dunham, 31, revealed she underwent a hysterectomy after struggling with endometriosis-related pain for a decade. Experts say this procedure comes with some risks. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Taking control
Sofie Hartley, who's 27, wants to have a hysterectomy so that she can take back control of her body. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lena Dunham Says She Had Hysterectomy After Endometriosis
Ms. Dunham said that she had the procedure at age 31, but that doctors were reluctant to perform it on a woman of her age. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: LIAM STACK Tags: Hysterectomies Endometriosis Women and Girls Infertility Uterus National Institute of Child Health and Human Development National Women's Health Network Vogue Dunham, Lena Source Type: news

Lena Dunham says she had a total hysterectomy
Lena Dunham says she is coming to terms with her permanent infertility (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

In light of Lena Dunham's decision to get hysterectomy, an endometriosis explainer
In light of Lena Dunham's hysterectomy, here's a brief explainer on endometriosis. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Lena Dunham reveals she had a hysterectomy in endometriosis battle
Lena Dunham has talked extensively about her struggle with endometriosis, and now the former "Girls" star has revealed she underwent a hysterectomy to try and end her pain. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lena Dunham undergoes hysterectomy after chronic pain
The Girls star reveals the pain of endometriosis led her to have surgery to remove her womb. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lena Dunham Reveals She Had a Hysterectomy to Stop Pain From Endometriosis
Lena Dunham said she underwent a total hysterectomy — the surgical removal of the cervix and uterus — in an attempt to ease the pain caused by endometriosis. In an essay for the March issue of Vogue, which was excerpted by the Endometriosis Foundation of America, the Girls creator said she had the surgery to address chronic pain from endometriosis, which occurs when the tissue that lines the inside of a woman’s uterus grows in places outside the uterus. Dunham, 31, has been open in the past about her struggle with the condition, which affects about 176 million women across the globe. Dunham wrote in her e...
Source: TIME: Health - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Samantha Cooney Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime Women's Health Source Type: news

Lena Dunham reveals she had a hysterectomy in endometriosis battle
Lena Dunham has talked extensively about her struggle with endometriosis, and now the former "Girls" star has revealed she underwent a hysterectomy to try and end her pain. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lena Dunham reveals she's had a total hysterectomy
Lena Dunham has revealed she underwent a total hysterectomy to remove her uterus and cervix after enduring years of endometriosis-related pain. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acessa Health touts Medicaid win
Acessa Health said today that 32 state Medicaid programs now provide access to the company’s Acessa procedure designed to treat uterine fibroids using radiofrequency ablation. The Acessa procedure, utilizing the Acessa system, is designed as a uterine sparing alternative to hysterectomy. The procedure can treat most sizes and locations of fibroids, including those in the uterine walls, and requires no suturing or cutting of the uterine tissue, the company said. The decision from the state-run Medicaid programs adds an additional 20 million women who are eligible to receive treatment with the Acessa system, bring...
Source: Mass Device - February 13, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Women's Health acessahealth Source Type: news

Fewer women are getting hysterectomies
Fewer women are getting traditional abdominal hysterectomies to deal with pelvic...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SIR: Women unaware of UFE as fibroid treatment option Study: UFE can help restore fertility Under scrutiny: Pregnancy after uterine fibroid embolization ASTRO releases endometrial rad therapy guideline (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 24, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Plotting the downward trend in traditional hysterectomy
(Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan) Fewer women are getting hysterectomies in every state across the country. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Analysts: Japan approves 12 new procedures for Intuitive Surgical ’ s da Vinci
Intuitive Surgical (NSDQ:ISRG) recently won approval for an additional 12 procedures in Japan using its da Vinci robot-assisted surgery devices, according to analysts at Leerink Partners. The approvals could represent an additional 200,000 cases in Japan, up from 30,000, Leerink analysts Richard Newitter and Jaime Morgan wrote this morning in a note to investors, citing talks with management, company reports and Leerink Partners estimates. Previously only cleared for prostatectomy and nephrectomy in Japan, da Vinci is now approved for additional colorectal, gynecological and thoracic surgeries, plus gastrect...
Source: Mass Device - January 18, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Regulatory/Compliance Robotics Wall Street Beat Intuitive Surgical Source Type: news

Perioperative Outcomes of Robotic vs Open Hysterectomy Perioperative Outcomes of Robotic vs Open Hysterectomy
Do patients undergoing robotic-assisted hysterectomy have increased pulmonary complications compared to those undergoing total abdominal hysterectomy?Anesthesia & Analgesia (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Early Periods, Higher Heart Risks?
TUESDAY, Jan. 16, 2018 -- Women whose periods started before age 12 may face an increased risk for heart disease and stroke, a new British study suggests. Early menopause, pregnancy complications and hysterectomy are also associated with a higher... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 16, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Private Doctors Perform Most Hysterectomies in India - Survey Private Doctors Perform Most Hysterectomies in India - Survey
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Research proves having a hysterectomy before 35, long thought of as “risk free,” QUADRUPLES a woman's risk of heart failure and increases risk of obesity
(Natural News) Studies reveal that a hysterectomy, the surgical removal of the woman’s uterus, increased the risk of congestive heart failure by four times and doubles the likelihood of coronary heart disease. The procedure to excise the uterus is considered a standard procedure for treating certain conditions in the regions such as fibroids and endometriosis. However, there is little research... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctor warns hysterectomy patients should see a GP IMMEDIATELY if they have these symptoms
A HYSTRERECTOMY is an operation to remove the uterus. You should see a GP straight away if you ’re having any of these symptoms after the surgery, according to Dr Renee Hoenderkamp. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Research Finds Hysterectomy Alone Associated With Increased Long-Term Health Risks
Mayo Clinic researchers show that hysterectomy with ovarian conservation is associated with a significantly increased risk (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hysterectomy before 35 associated with increased cardiovascular risk
According to a study published inMenopause, women who undergo hysterectomies before the age of 35 are at increased risk of cardiovascular disease and obesity.Daily Mail (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 4, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Hysterectomy May Have Long-Term Health Risks
Title: Hysterectomy May Have Long-Term Health RisksCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/3/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/4/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - January 4, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Hysterectomy May Have Long-Term Health Risks
The study tracked the health of nearly 2,100 women who underwent a hysterectomy, and a matched set of "controls" who hadn't undergone the procedure. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hysterectomy with Ovarian Conservation Tied to CV Risks (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Risk particularly pronounced for women 35 and younger (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - January 3, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Hysterectomy without ovarian removal may lead to long-term health risks: Study
Women who have hysterectomies without removal of ovaries face increased risk for cardiovascular diseases and metabolic issues, a new study suggests. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hysterectomy May Have Long-Term Health Risks
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 3, 2018 -- Women who undergo a hysterectomy are at greater risk for heart disease and other health issues -- even if they keep their ovaries, new research suggests. " Hysterectomy is the second most common gynecologic surgery, and... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 3, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Hysterectomies before 35 quadruple risk of heart failure
A cohort study by the Mayo Clinic has found evidence that the operation to remove the uterus - to treat endometriosis or fibroids - could have mortal implications decades later. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Research finds hysterectomy alone associated with increased long-term health risks
(Mayo Clinic) Mayo Clinic researchers show that hysterectomy with ovarian conservation is associated with a significantly increased risk of several cardiovascular diseases and metabolic conditions. The findings are published in Menopause. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New study demonstrates increased risk of heart disease after hysterectomy
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) In an effort to reduce the associated increased risk of heart disease after hysterectomy, more surgeons are opting to leave a woman's ovaries intact. However, a new study shows that women (especially those aged younger than 35 years) having a hysterectomy with ovarian conservation are still at increased risk. Study results are published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

FDA Review Confirms Risk from Power Morcellators in Spreading Uterine Cancer
The FDA confirms that power morcellation used for laparoscopic myomectomy or hysterectomy for uterine fibroids is associated with increased risk for spreading cancer. The review... (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - December 18, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Antibiotic prophylaxis for elective hysterectomy
Analysis of 37 RCTs suggests antibiotic prophylaxis appears to be effective in preventing postoperative infection in women undergoing elective vaginal/abdominal hysterectomy, regardless of dose regimen. Studies included were old, thus findings may not reflect current practice. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'I begged doctors for a hysterectomy at the age of 28'
The pain of endometriosis has plagued Carrie-Mae Macmillan for most of her life. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Patients only use about half of Opioids prescribed after hysterectomy
(Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan) Doctors may be prescribing nearly twice the number of opioids than what the average patient needs after a hysterectomy, a new study suggests. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 4, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Rollercoaster tah bso – Caren ’ s story
The post Rollercoaster tah bso – Caren’s story appeared first on Hysterectomy Association. I had my hysterectomy 10 weeks ago today and what a rollercoaster it’s been thus far! It was a tah bso (total abdominal hysterectomy and ovaries removed). I had it due to a large melon sized fibroid that was sat on top of my womb and growing fast (did 2 years watch and wait with scans, blood tests, hysteroscopy etc.). I refused the coil due to 2 pregnancies with a coil in years ago in my 20’s. I tried tablets to shrink my fibroid but felt dizzy so came off them quickly. I had heavy painful periods due to the f...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - November 29, 2017 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Tags: Your Stories bilateral salpingo oophorectomy fibroids surgical menopause tah total abdominal hysterectomy Source Type: news

Light at the end of the hysterectomy tunnel – Anne-Marie ’ s story
The post Light at the end of the hysterectomy tunnel – Anne-Marie’s story appeared first on Hysterectomy Association. I gave myself a light at the end of the hysterectomy tunnel as I believe in putting all my chances on my side when it comes to surgeries. I researched and prepared myself well before my hysterectomy. For ex; what to eat, before and after, making sure I bring home meds that do not cause constipation… I had a chart on the fridge that reminded me what I can or cannot do on a weekly basis, (it also helped my husband realise how long a process it was!). I looked forward to the coming weeks whi...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - November 28, 2017 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Tags: Your Stories abdominal hysterectomy Source Type: news