Endocrine and metabolic effects of simple hysterectomy

@article{Menon1987EndocrineAM,
  title={Endocrine and metabolic effects of simple hysterectomy},
  author={R. Menon and F. Okonofua and John E. Agnew and M. Thomas and J. Bell and P. M. O'brien and P. Dandona},
  journal={International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics},
  year={1987},
  volume={25}
}
  • R. Menon, F. Okonofua, +4 authors P. Dandona
  • Published 1987
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics
  • A survey of 60 women who had undergone simple hysterectomy with preservation of ovaries revealed a high prevalence of menopausal flushes. Only 5 (8%) had menopausal concentrations of gonadotropins and estradiol. This is similar to the prevalence of natural menopause in population of comparable age. Of the remaining 55 women, 28 (47% of the total) had normal gonadotrophins and estradiol concentrations although they complained of hot flushes; these levels were not significantly different from… CONTINUE READING
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