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What part of uterus is removed in partial hysterectomy?

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Dr. Mitchell Schuster
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Urogynecology
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In brief: Whats partial mean?

As a physician, a hysterectomy is removal of the uterus and it can be total or subtotal or sometimes called supracervical.
A subtotal or supracervical hysterectomy removes the body of the uterus and a small part of the cervix. However, often times non-medical people call a partial hysterectomy total removal of the uterus but not removing the ovaries.

In brief: Whats partial mean?

As a physician, a hysterectomy is removal of the uterus and it can be total or subtotal or sometimes called supracervical.
A subtotal or supracervical hysterectomy removes the body of the uterus and a small part of the cervix. However, often times non-medical people call a partial hysterectomy total removal of the uterus but not removing the ovaries.
Dr. Mitchell Schuster
Dr. Mitchell Schuster
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Dr. Daniel Hakimi
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Just the uterus

Just the uterus.
The cervix and the ovaries and the tubes remain behind.

In brief: Just the uterus

Just the uterus.
The cervix and the ovaries and the tubes remain behind.
Dr. Daniel Hakimi
Dr. Daniel Hakimi
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Dr. Nadini Verma
Gynecology

In brief: Uterus

The uterus is removed not the cervix is in a subtotal hystrectomy .
I have seen patients use the term partial for subtotal hyst. An occasional patient thinks not removing the ovaries is partial hystrectomy , this is not true , ovaries are not part of the uterus.

In brief: Uterus

The uterus is removed not the cervix is in a subtotal hystrectomy .
I have seen patients use the term partial for subtotal hyst. An occasional patient thinks not removing the ovaries is partial hystrectomy , this is not true , ovaries are not part of the uterus.
Dr. Nadini Verma
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