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What are potential complications of a hysterectomy?

Dr. John C. Lipman, MD
Vascular & Interventional Radiologist

Hysterectomy is often performed for a cancer of the female reproductive tract (exs. cancer of the uterus, ovaries) but it does not lead to cancer.

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