Does an oophorectomy always accompany a hysterectomy?

Kristine A. Borrison, MD
OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)
An oophorectomy, which removes a woman's ovaries, isn't always performed with a hysterectomy, which removes her uterus. In this video gynecologist Kristine Borrison, MD, of Good Samaritan Hospital, explains why.

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