Published in Women's Health Weekly, May 1st, 2006
Investigators in New Zealand report, "A study was undertaken to determine the outcomes of hysterectomy with and without conservation of the ovaries. Data were collected prospectively for 3 years from 257 women undergoing hysterectomy (group 1) and 57 women undergoing hysterectomy with oophorectomy (group 2)."
"Pelvic pain, abdominal pain, and depression scores were reduced in the 3 years after hysterectomy," reported C.M. Farquhar and colleagues of the University of Auckland. "Twenty-one percent of the women in group 1 and 43% in group 2 regretted the loss of fertility 3...
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