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What is the definition or description of: total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy?

See below. Removal of uterus, cervix, fallopian tubes and ovaries through an abdominal incision. If you are a candidate and do not have cancer, you may be able to have your hysterectomy done robotically and laparoscopically. These methods usually have a shorter recovery time. Read more...
Hysterectomy . This means that the uterus, both tubes, and both ovaries are being removed through an abdominal incision. Read more...

How to evaluate menopause if you undergo total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy?

Menopause. If your ovaries are out, you are menopausal; the ovaries make estrogen. See you doctor for estrogen. Read more...
Automatic menopause. Having both ovaries removed will definitely put you into menopause. Most women after surgery will have symptoms such as hot flashes, night sweats, sleep dysfunction, and decrease in libido. Your symptoms are the best way to evaluate whether or not you need hormone treatment. If the symptoms are interfering with your daily activities or quality of life, consider hormone treatment. Read more...