How many abdominal hysterectomies are there?
Over 600000 in the US in 2003
It is important to know the fact that the abdominal hysterectomy is a surgical procedure in which the uterus is removed through an incision in the lower abdomen. In 2003, over 600,000 hysterectomies were performed in the United States of America. There are two types of hysterectomies: total and partial. Keep in mind that the hysterectomy may be total when it is removed the body, fundus, and cervix of the uterus. Secondly, it is partial when the uterine body is removed and cervix is left intact.