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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Frazier
38 years experience in Gynecology
In a subtotal: hysterectomy the uterus is removed but the cervix and supporting tissues are left intact.

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Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
36 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Removing uterus: Total hysterectomy refers to taking the uterus with the cervix. If you leave the cervix behind it is a sub-total hysterectomy.
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Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Misnomer: "total hysterectomy" in the past used to mean ovaries and uterus. Typically a strong family history of personal history of estrogen dependent cancers ... Read More
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Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
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