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100 Questions & Answers About Hysterectomy

Author(s): Delthia Ricks, MA, MS, New York Newsday, New York City, New York
Lloyd B. Greig, MD, Cedars-Sinai Medical Group
  • ISBN-13: 9780763734633
  • ISBN-10:0763734632
  • Paperback    205 pages      © 2007
Price: $21.95 US List
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Six hundred and thirty-three thousand women undergo hysterectomy each year in the United States. Whether you or a loved one is considering or undergoing hysterectomy for medical or personal reasons, the options and information about hysterectomy can be overwhelming. This invaluable resource offers the guidance and advice you need. Written by an award-winning medical writer and by a prominent obstetrician and gynecologist, 100 Questions & Answers About Hysterectomy gives you authoritative, practical answers to your pre- and post- surgery questions, sources of support, and much more. 

Features & Benefits

Concise, easy-to-read paperback book

The question and answer format mimics an actual physician consultation

Provides both the patient's and physician's perspective on hysterectomy

Written by an expert author team with extensive experience

Provides practical answers to questions about treatment options, quality of life, sources of support, and much more


Part I: Basic Facts About Hysterectomy

Part II: Psychological and Emotional Impact of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding and Pain: Is Hysterectomy Always the Right Solution?

Part III: Understanding How Healthy Reproductive Organs Function

Part IV: Reproductive Organ Disorders: Fibroids

Part V: Reproductive Disorders: Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain

Part VI: Additional Pain Symptoms

Part VII: Reproductive Disorders: Uterine Prolapse

Part VIII: Reproductive Disorders Part: Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

Part IX: Reproductive Disorders: Pre-Cancerous and Cancerous Conditions of Reproductive Structures

Part X: Getting a Diagnosis and a Second Opinion

Part XI: When Hysterectomy is Planned: Understanding the Procedure and Your Hospital Stay

Part XII: Life After a Hysterectomy




Delthia Ricks, MA, MS-New York Newsday, New York City, New York

Delthia Ricks is a Senior Reporter and Medical Writer for New York Newsday.

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Lloyd B. Greig, MD-Cedars-Sinai Medical Group

Lloyd B. Greig, MD, is an Obstetrician-Gynecologist in the Division of Ob-Gyn at Cedars-Sinai Medical Group in Beverly Hills, CA.

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  • "I found 100 Questions & Answers About Hysterectomy to be one of the most inclusive, expansive, accurate, intelligent, honest, and current treatments of the subject of hysterectomy I have read. I am particularly impressed with its attention to alternatives to hysterectomy. It is easily understood by the non-medical public. I would definitely recommend this to my patients.”

    --Conwell B. Carter, MD, FACOG
    Associate Clinical Chief, Obstetrics
    Cedars Sinai Medical Center
    Los Angeles, California

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