What you need to know about hysterectomy

In the United States, nearly 500,000 women undergo a hysterectomy each year, making it the second most common surgery after cesarean delivery. Even though the surgery is performed quite frequently, there are still misconceptions about. To address these myths, we spoke with Sandra Laveaux, MD, MPH. Laveaux provides expert care for women at all life stages and specializes in treating abnormal uterine bleeding, uterine fibroids, endometriosis and chronic pelvic pain.

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The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology