Hysterectomy, complete

Complete surgical removal of the uterus and cervix. Also called a total hysterectomy.

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  • Hysterectomy, laparoscopically assisted vaginal

    See laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy.

  • Hysterectomy, partial

    Surgical removal of the uterus but not the cervix. Also known as subtotal hysterectomy.

  • Hysterectomy, subtotal

    The uterus is surgically removed but the cervix is left is left in place. Also called a partial hysterectomy or supracervical hysterectomy.

  • Hysterectomy, total

    Complete surgical removal of the uterus including the cervix. Also known as complete ‘hysterectomy.

  • Hysterectomy, vaginal

    Removal of the uterus through a surgical incision, not of the abdomen but, within the vagina. With a vaginal hysterectomy, the scar is not outwardly visible. A vaginal hysterectomy is in contrast to an abdominal hysterectomy.

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