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Study Confirms No HRT Benefit for Older Women

...fter the menopause. The women who had not had a hysterectomy were split at random into two groups. One was give...roup was given a placebo pill. Women who had had a hysterectomy were split between combined hormone treatment, oestrogen only and a placebo. All women were monito...

Human Rights Activists Sleepless In Seattle

...e law when its doctors performed the controversial hysterectomy even when her parents and doctors had concluded th...became too large for them to move. They say the hysterectomy was performed to prevent bleeding during her treatment and eliminate the risk of uterine cancers and...

Operation on Pillow Angel Violated Laws, Says US Advocacy Group

... and common law rights of the girl by performing a hysterectomy without a court order from the state. "Washington law specifically prohibits the sterilization of minors with developmental disabilities without zealous advocacy on their behalf and court approval," said Mark Stroh, WPAS executive director, in a st...

Starting Time of Hormone Therapy may Augment the Risk of Coronary Heart Disease

...ed 10,739 postmenopausal women who had undergone a hysterectomy who were randomized to conjugated equine estrogens... and 16,608 postmenopausal women who had not had a hysterectomy who were randomized to CEE plus medroxyprogesterone acetate (CEE + MPA) or placebo. Women age 50 to ...

Hope for Ending the Pain, Infertility of Endometriosis?

...major abdominal surgery with a larger incision) or hysterectomy (removal of the uterus). There is no cure for endometriosis. 7. Possible treatment in the future: University of Michigan Health System researchers are conducting a clinical trial involving a medication called rosiglitazone, currently used to treat ...

Heavy Periods Have Other Remedies, Not Necessarily Hysterectomy

...e womb, clean. These varied options have relegated hysterectomy to be the last and final resort, when all other treatment measures have failed to produce results. Professor Mary Ann Lumsden, chair of the NICE guideline group and consultant in gynecology in Glasgow said, ‘It affects well over a million women eac...

Brain-Damaged Girl Frozen in Time to Remain Child-Sized Forever

...ethics committee. The doctors accept that Ashley's hysterectomy was contentious, given the dark history of sterilization of disabled people in Europe and America, and that there were risks involved in the operations and oestrogen doses. Source-Medndia SRI...

Does Treatment of Fibroids Guarantee Fertility ?

...erson University. 'In this particular case though, hysterectomy was not an option because the patient strongly desired future fertility and uterine preservation.' To meet the patient’s wishes and remove the fibroids, the physicians developed a plan to perform two procedures a month apart. The Jefferson physic...

Womb transplantation- to be successful in 2 years’ tim

... without a uterus or have had to have an emergency hysterectomy will be benefited from this operation. A new method to provide a transplanted womb with a reliable blood supply has been developed by a team of researchers at London, New York and Budapest. In 2000, a 26-year-old Saudi woman underwent the world's...

Woman Elects For Mastectomy: Prolonged Wait For Genetic Results

...old, Scot woman, Oonagh Wilson, elected to undergo hysterectomy and mastectomy. due to a 4-year delay in finding o...another two years she made up her mind to have a hysterectomy and double mastectomy, to reduce her own risks. After the operation, the family received a result ...

Surgery or IUD for Heavy Periods

... randomized controlled trials that compared either hysterectomy or conservative surgery with medical therapy using...erectomy, which removes the uterus entirely. While hysterectomy is the only treatment that is completely effective, it also carries the highest risk. In the two s...

Confusion Prevails Over the Risk and Benefits of Hormone Therapy

...ion designed to protect against uterine cancer. In hysterectomy all or part of the uterus is removed. Dr. Elizabeth Nabel, director of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health, which sponsored the WHI study said that hormone therapy should only be used to treat menopausal...

To cope better with HRT, a good option is Hysterectomies

...rogestin trial. The issue for women who have had a hysterectomy with respect to the concern about breast cancer is very different from estrogen combined with progestin. If you have a uterus, you have a totally different issue to consider and that is going on hormones does increase your risk of breast cancer. ...

Chances Of Getting Cancer Can Be Reduced By Hysterectomy

...rome were diagnosed during the study. Prophylactic hysterectomy may not be the only option open for women who suff...ng Cancer Center. Women can go in for prophylactic hysterectomy when they decide not to have any more children or at the age of 35 years. It would be better if wome...

Women can now gauge their own future fertility

...y periods and are thinking about whether to have a hysterectomy or wait for the menopause....

A new approach to vaginal hysterectomy

Many patients undergoing total abdominal hysterectomy and laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy could probably undergo total vaginal hysterectomy instead. Despite the advantages of lower morbidity...

Recurrence of aggressive uterine cancer reduced by new form of therapy

...h UPSC who underwent complete surgical staging, or hysterectomy with removal of lymph nodes and fat pads. Cancer recurred in 43 percent of early stage patients who did not receive chemotherapy, while in the 20 percent of patients who received platinum-based chemotherapy there were no recurrences. About 14 patient...

Outpatient Treatment Possible For Patients with Uterine Fibroid Tumors

...ing f pressure from the uterus. Often women go for hysterectomy as a way of treatment from the condition.Keywords:...

Embolization Effective For Uterine Fibroid

...lp shrink fibroids, and a momentum removes them. A hysterectomy is often a last resort. Uterine fibroid embolization has become an alternative for most patients because it’s less painful and less invasive. One of the main advantages is that multiple fibroids at multiple different locations can be treated. Now, n...

Unnecessary Pap Smears

...found that 69 percent of women who had undergone a hysterectomy reported having a Pap smear in the past three year...They say it is possible women who have had a total hysterectomy may not be aware that they are no longer at risk for cervical cancer or they are so enthusiastic abo...

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