The future of hysterectomy

@article{Garry2005TheFO,
  title={The future of hysterectomy},
  author={Ray Garry},
  journal={BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics \& Gynaecology},
  year={2005},
  volume={112}
}
  • R. Garry
  • Published 1 February 2005
  • Medicine
  • BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Throughout the world hysterectomy remains one of the most frequently performed of all major surgical procedure, yet it continues to excite controversy and debate. What are the indications for hysterectomy today and how often should it be performed? Have new interventions replaced the need for hysterectomy? What is the best way to perform a hysterectomy when it is indicated? Should the cervix be retained? Should the ovaries be removed? What are the relative roles of abdominal, vaginal and… 
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