The association of hysterectomy and menopause: a prospective cohort study.

@article{Farquhar2005TheAO,
  title={The association of hysterectomy and menopause: a prospective cohort study.},
  author={Cynthia Farquhar and Lynn Sadler and Sally A Harvey and Alistair W Stewart},
  journal={BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  year={2005},
  volume={112 7},
  pages={956-62}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether or not hysterectomy leads to an earlier onset of the menopause. DESIGN A prospective cohort study. SETTING Gynaecology service of large urban hospital. POPULATION Premenopausal women with and without hysterectomy. METHODS Multivariate survival analysis techniques were used to adjust for differences in initial follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) levels, body mass index, smoking and unilateral oophorectomy between the groups. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES FSH… CONTINUE READING