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Gynecology

Why would the doctor leave the ovaries after a hysterectomy?

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  • AHugo Ribot, Obstetrics & Gynecology, answered
    There is now a significant body of literature from the WHI (Women's Health Initiative) and other prospective trials which shows consistently that cardiovsacular disease in the menopause years is significantly more prevalent in women who have their ovaries removed at the time of hysterectomy.
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