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Preparing for Your Hysterectomy

How do you make your surgery a positive and meaningful experience? Many patients and families find it helpful to learn as much as they can before the surgery.

This section was developed to:

  • increase your general knowledge of a hysterectomy
  • help you prepare for surgery
  • guide you through recovery

This is a learning tool and should not be used as a substitute for medical or professional advice.

Related information

Dilatation and Curettage (D&C) or Hysteroscopy or Endometrial Ablation

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Source: Allina Health's Patient Education Department, Preparing for Your Hysterectomy, gyn-ah-95582
Reviewed By: Allina Health Patient Education experts
First Published: 04/25/2013
Last Reviewed: 11/30/2015