Mayo Clinic surgeons continue to compare the benefits of robotic surgery and traditional laparoscopic surgery, and they're working on innovative techniques to perform hysterectomies. The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center is studying hysterectomy treatment options for gynecologic cancers.
See a list of publications about hysterectomy by Mayo Clinic authors on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.
Dec. 11, 2012
- About hysterectomy: Surgical removal of the uterus, or womb. American College of Surgeons. http://www.facs.org/public_info/operation/brochures/hysterectomy.pdf. Accessed Nov. 6, 2012.
- Falcone T. Overview of hysterectomy. http://www.uptodate.com/index. Accessed Nov. 6, 2012.
- Hysterectomy fact sheet. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health. http://womenshealth.gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/hysterectomy.cfm. Accessed Nov. 6, 2012.
- Stovall TG, et al. Vaginal hysterectomy. http://www.uptodate.com/index. Accessed Nov. 6, 2012.
- Frequently asked questions. Special procedures FAQ008. Hysterectomy. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. http://www.acog.org/~/media/For%20Patients/faq008.pdf?dmc=1&ts=20121106T1337303494. Accessed Nov. 6, 2012.
- Muralidhar MM, et al. Vaginal hysterectomy for benign disease without prolapse. Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2010;53:5.
- Hoffman BL, et al. Williams Gynecology. 2nd ed. New York, N.Y.: The McGraw-Hill Companies; 2012. http://accessmedicine.com/resourceTOC.aspx?resourceID=768. Accessed Nov. 6, 2012.
- Lyons T. Laparoscopic approach to hysterectomy. http://www.uptodate.com/index. Accessed Nov. 6, 2012.