What are the surgical risks for hysterectomy?
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What are the surgical risks for hysterectomy?

As with any surgical procedure there are some risks.  Visit our Hysterectomy Surgery page to learn more, and talk with your doctor for more information.

    1. Fever and infection
    2. Heavy bleeding during or after surgery
    3. Injury to the urinary tract or nearby organs
    4. Blood clots in the leg that can travel to the lungs
    5. Breathing or heart problems related to anesthesia
    6. Death

 

References:1. http://www.acog.org/Patients/FAQs/Hysterectomy