The No-hysterectomy Option: Your Body, Your Choice

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Wiley, 1990 - Hysterectomy - 265 pages
"An in-depth comprehensive guide to avoiding what is the moat frequently performed -- and often unnecessary -- operation in North America". -- Library Journal

A must-read for the millions of women who, every year, are informed that they need a hysterectomy

In many cases, hysterectomies can safely be avoided. Here, a leading OB/GYN points the way for women to take charge of their own bodies by thoroughly acquainting them with all the alternatives to this radical surgery. Dr. Herbert Goldfarb also addresses potential after-effects of hysterectomies, such as increased risk of heart disease, and -- if the operation should be necessary -- offers readers comforting advice on how to cope.
-- Fully updated to include the exciting new advances made in this area, some -- especially those involving laser surgery -- pioneered by the author

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Goldfarb, a pioneer in gynecological laser surgery, provides an in-depth, comprehensive guide to avoiding what is the most frequently performed--and often unnecessary--operation in North America ... Read full review

Contents

The Controversy
1
How Things Normally Work
27
The Alternatives
39
Copyright

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