Determinants of hysterectomy and oophorectomy in women attending menopause clinics in Italy.

  • Published 2000 in Maturitas
OBJECTIVE To analyse determinants of hysterectomy for benign uterine conditions with or without oophorectomy in Italy, a country with among the lowest rates of hysterectomy worldwide. METHODS Between 1997 and 1999, a large cross sectional study was conducted on the characteristics of women around menopause attending a network of first level outpatients… CONTINUE READING