Hysterectomy is surgery to remove a woman’s uterus. There are a number of reasons why a woman may need a hysterectomy, including cancer of the pelvic organs, endometriosis and uterine fibroids.

There are several types of hysterectomy procedures. Whenever possible, Mercy gynecological surgeons perform hysterectomies using minimally invasive surgical techniques that require fewer and smaller incisions than a conventional abdominal hysterectomy. If you need a hysterectomy, you and your doctor will determine the most appropriate type of surgery depending on your individual condition, overall health and other factors.

We understand that having a hysterectomy can be emotionally challenging for some women. Know that your Mercy team will be there for you from surgery through recovery to provide compassionate care and support. 

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