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Points of Discussion with Your Doctor What organs are to be removed? Simple Hysterectomy UTERUS Subtotal Hysterectomy Everything is removed but the CERVIX Total Hysterectomy UTERUS and CERVIX Radical Hysterectomy EVERYTHING
Points of Discussion with Your Doctor What route is being used? Through the abdomin? Through the vagina? Laparoscopy?
Points of Discussion with Your Doctor Recovery time? 2-8 weeks.
Points of Discussion with Your Doctor Risks? Benefits?
Points of Discussion with Your Doctor Length of operation?
Points of Discussion with Your Doctor Will hormonal supplementation be necessary?
Points of Discussion with Your Doctor Effects of hysterectomy on sexuality?
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