Hysterectomy on benign indication in Denmark 1988-1998. A register based trend analysis.

@article{Gimbel2001HysterectomyOB,
  title={Hysterectomy on benign indication in Denmark 1988-1998. A register based trend analysis.},
  author={Helga Margrethe Gimbel and Annette Settnes and Aimee Erin Suzanne Tabor},
  journal={Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica},
  year={2001},
  volume={80 3},
  pages={
          267-72
        }
}
BACKGROUND The aims of the study were to describe the trends in Danish hysterectomy rates from 1988 to 1998 for operations done on benign indication. METHODS Data from all women (n=67,096) undergoing hysterectomy from 1988 to 1998 were obtained from the Danish National Patient Register. Data on the female population distribution were obtained from the Danish National Population Register. RESULTS During the last 11 years the incidence rate of hysterectomy performed for benign diseases has… CONTINUE READING
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