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A hysterectomy involves the surgical removal of a woman's uterus.

What are the benefits of a hysterectomy?

A hysterectomy is an operation that can treat several gynaecological conditions (conditions that affect your reproductive system).

Hysterectomies are performed for a variety of reasons, including treating cancer of the uterus, endometriosis, excessive bleeding which doesn't respond to hormone therapy, severe persistent pelvic pain, prolapsed uterus, fibroids, or relaxation of the uterus.

Is hysterectomy right for me?

There is more than one method of removing the uterus - vaginally, abdominally or laparoscopically. Your gynaecologist will advise you on the right procedure for you.

What happens during a hysterectomy?

A hysterectomy involves the surgical removal of a woman's uterus. If you have your ovaries taken out as well as your womb, you’ll start to go through menopause immediately. A hysterectomy may cause the feeling of a loss of femininity, so it's important to understand the emotional changes you might experience.

Recovery from hysterectomy

Your length of hospital stay will depend on the type of surgery performed and your recovery. Our team of specialist physiotherapists will provide expert treatment, rehabilitation and advice during your hospital stay, and if appropriate follow-up as an outpatient to support your full recovery.

Why choose Nuffield Health St Bartholomew's Hospital for your hysterectomy

At Nuffield Health St Bartholomew's Hospital our experienced gynaecologists, provide you with quick access to treatment with a treatment plan which is personalised to you.

How to book a consultation with our experts at St Bartholomew's Hospital

Booking a consultation to see one of our gynaecologists at St Bartholomew's Hospital is easy. Simply call our dedicated hospital enquiry team on 020 3386 9006 and they will book you a consultation at a time and date convenient for you.

 Alternatively, if you are unsure about the consultation process or hysterectomy, our enquiry team will be more than happy to answer your questions.

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