Changes in CV Risk Factors by Hysterectomy Status

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´╗┐Changes in CV Risk Factors by Hysterectomy Status


Although women in midlife experienced significant increases in CVD risk, the women who had surgical menopause in their 40s and 50s were not at any greater risk for increases in CVD risk factors compared with women who had a natural menopause. These results should provide reassurance to women and their clinicians that hysterectomy with or without ovarian conservation in midlife is not likely to substantially accelerate the CVD risk of women.

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