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What's the difference between a total abdominal hysterectomy and a partial?

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Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: This is misunderstoo

Tah means removal of the uterus and cervix, partial means removal of the uterus and leave the cervix.
If you have the uterus, cervix and ovaries removed the proper name for this procedure is total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo- oophorectomy.

In brief: This is misunderstoo

Tah means removal of the uterus and cervix, partial means removal of the uterus and leave the cervix.
If you have the uterus, cervix and ovaries removed the proper name for this procedure is total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo- oophorectomy.
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