Examining the Long-Term Risks of Oophorectomy


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Women who had hysterectomies were classified into simple hysterectomy or hysterectomy with both ovaries removed.

Exclusion Criteria

- Evidence of cancer, coronary heart disease (MI or Angina Pectoris), stroke, or hip fracture before entering the study were excluded. Cancer as an indication for hysterectomy also excluded.
- Women reporting unilateral oophorectomy, unknown oophorectomy status, unknown age of hysterectomy, or those who had oophorectomy before hysterectomy were excluded.