Hysterectomy by Edward E. Wallach
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Hysterectomy
By Edward E. Wallach

Hysterectomy

Exploring Your Options

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Hysterectomy by Edward E. Wallach

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Hysterectomy is the second most common major surgical procedure performed on women in the United States. Because of new nonsurgical treatments and the rising opposition to the procedure from women's and patients' groups, hysterectomies are performed less frequently than in the past, but many disorders of the uterus-fibroid tumors, uterine and cervical cancer, pelvic inflammatory disease, endometriosis, adenomyosis, and uterine prolapse-still may require surgical treatment. For some women, the decision to have a hysterectomy is an easy one; for others, it is a difficult choice associated with concerns about risks, discomfort, and female identity. In Hysterectomy: Exploring Your Options, experienced gynecologists Edward Wallach and Esther Eisenberg provide complete and up-to-date information about every aspect of the procedure. Written with compassion for all women, this indispensable guide explains the anatomy of the uterus, describes the symptoms of gynecological disorders that may require hysterectomy, discusses the full range of diagnostic tests and treatments, provides details of the surgery itself and postoperative recovery, includes details about other approaches to treatment, and examines long-term consequences involving sexual and reproductive issues as well as hormone replacement therapy. Also included is useful advice about how to talk with your doctor and case studies illustrating the real-life experiences of a variety of women. In Hysterectomy: Exploring Your Options, women will find the information they need to work with their physicians to make informed decisions about their health care.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780801876233
ISBN-10: 0801876230
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publish Date: 17-Nov-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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Johns Hopkins Manual of Gynecology and Obstetrics by Edward E. Wallach Johns Hopkins Manual of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Paperback (May 2015)

An on-the-spot reference for virtually any situation you'll face in obstetrics, high-risk obstetrics, gynecology, reproductive endocrinology, infertility, and gynecologic oncology. It is also highly effective as a review tool for certification or recertification exams.

Hysterectomy by Edward E. Wallach Hysterectomy, Paperback (March 2015)

Hysterectomy is the second most common major surgical procedure performed on women in the United States. This book describes and explains every aspect of the procedure, including, Symptoms of gynecological disorders that may require uterine fibroid removal or hysterectomy; and the full range of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging techniques.

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Author Biography - Edward E. Wallach

Edward E. Wallach, M.D., is University Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Esther Eisenberg, M.D., M.P.H., is a professor of obstetrics and gynecology and director of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.

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