What is Partial Hysterectomy?

Category: Surgeries

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Generic name: Hysterectomy

A partial hysterectomy is a surgery to remove the uterus. The uterus may be removed for many reasons including uterine fibroids, cancer, endometriosis and others.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Uterine fibroids 7 4
Endometriosis 6 2
Pain 6 2
Bleeding (hemorrhage) 2 2
Ovarian cancer 2 1
Prolapsed uterus 2 0

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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
2
Moderate
0
Mild
1
None
7

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Partial Hysterectomy

Side effect Patients
Daytime tiredness 1
Inability to walk 1
Internal bleeding (hemorrhage) 1
Persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia) 1
Vaginal bleeding 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently having Partial Hysterectomy

Dosage Patients
one time 1

Duration

Currently having Partial Hysterectomy

Duration Patients
10 years or more 2

Stopped having Partial Hysterectomy

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 26
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 6
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 4
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 2
Somewhat hard to take 3
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 1
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 7
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Partial Hysterectomy.