What organs are removed in a traditional hysterectomy?

Darcy N. Bryan, MD
OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)
A hysterectomy is simply the removal of the uterus, says Darcy Bryan, MD, of Riverside Community Hospital. In this video, she explains how the procedure works.
Renee E. Cotter, MD
OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)
The traditional hysterectomy removes the uterus only. In this video, Renee Cotter, MD, of West Hills Hospital, explains why and how the procedure is done for women. 

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