What is Radical hysterectomy?

Category: Surgeries

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Generic name: Hysterectomy

A radical hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus, cervix, upper vagina, and parametrium. Additionally, lymph nodes, ovaries and fallopian tubes are usually removed in this situation.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Endometriosis 9 5
Uterine fibroids 7 1
Cervical cancer 6 2
Ovarian cancer 2 1
Polycystic ovary syndrome 2 1
Cervical dysplasia 1 1

Show all 9 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 4
Moderate 3
Mild 1
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Radical hysterectomy

Side effect Patients
Mood swings 2
Abdominal adhesions 1
Bowel obstruction 1
Constipation 1
Decreased sex drive (libido) 1
Depressed mood 1

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Duration

Currently having Radical hysterectomy

Duration Patients
10 years or more 1

Stopped having Radical hysterectomy

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 31
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 4
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 2
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 2
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 3
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