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The references listed on this page refer to the work within the original web site only, please note that the information on the website has been updated, added to and amended over the years.  For a full list of all material used in the original research study, please email The Hysterectomy Association

What is a Hysterectomy?

  1. Khastigir, G and John Studd; Hysterectomy and HRT; Ed. Martin Dunitz, UK.
  2. Womens Health; Hysterectomy; p 1
  3. Khastigir, G and John Studd; Hysterectomy and HRT; Ed. Martin Dunitz, UK.
  4. Khastigir, G and John Studd; Hysterectomy and HRT; Ed. Martin Dunitz, UK.
  5. Smith, Dr T (ed); The New Macmillan guide to Family Health; p 615

How Hysterectomy Affects Women

  1. Khastigir, G and John Studd; Hysterectomy and HRT; Ed. Martin Dunitz, UK.
  2. Helstrom L et al; Sexuality after Hysterectomy: a factor analysis of women’s sexual lives before and after hysterectomy; Obstetric Gynaecology; 81; pp357 – 362.
  3. Cabot, Dr S; The Menopause Handbook; 1996; pp 187 – 190.

Alternatives to Hysterectomy

  1. Goodwin, S.C; Preliminary Experience with Uterine Artery Embolization for Uterine Fibroids; Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology; 8; 4; pp517-526.
  2. Roan, S. Alternatives to Hysterectomy; Los Angeles Times; 30/10/97

Why do you need this Operation?

  1. Womens Health; Hysterectomy; p 2
  2. Parker, W. MD A Gynaecologists Second Opinions; 1996; p19
  3. ibid.; p20
  4. Womens Health; Hysterectomy; p 1
  5. Smith, S.K.; Hysterectomy – why and when? Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding in Smith, S.K. (editor) Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding, Key Papers Conferences No 1, Royal Society for Medicine Press; 1994; pp107-108.
  6. Royal College Of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists; Heavy Periods; RCOG Information Pamplets; 1994.
  7. Womens Health; Hysterectomy; p 2
  8. Royal College Of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists; The Management of Menorrhagia in Secondary Care; RCOG Evidence Based Clinical Guidelines No 5.; 1999; p1.
  9. Goldfarb, H. The No-Hysterectomy Option; 1997; p99
  10. Smith, Dr T (ed); The New Macmillan Guide to Family Health; p 615

The Menopause

  1. Khastigir, G and John Studd; Hysterectomy and HRT; Ed. Martin Dunitz, UK.
  2. Cabot, Dr S; The Menopause Handbook; 1996; p93.
  3. ibid; p 13
  4. ibid
  5. Womens Health; The Menopause; p 1
  6. ibid

Menopausal Symptoms

  1. Wilson, Dr R; Understanding HRT and the Menopause; p 27
  2. Cabot, Dr S; The Menopause Handbook; p 17

Osteoporosis

  1. Smith, Dr T (ed); The New Macmillan Guide to Family Health; p 560
  2. Kaplin, Dr F.S; Osteoporosis, Pathophysiology and Prevention; Clinical Symposia, 39 (1); pp 1 – 32
  3. Dover, C; Ward Lock Family Health Guide – Osteoporosis; p 7
  4. ibid; p 10
  5. Cabot, Dr S; The Menopause Handbook; p 28
  6. Hampson, A; Brittle Words: The impact of health information on patients compliance with treatment; p 41
  7. Khastigir, G and John Studd; Hysterectomy and HRT; Ed. Martin Dunitz, UK.
  8. Rees AM (ed); Osteoporosis; Consumer Health USA. Phoenix, Oryx Press, 1995, pp 434-436.
  9. Cabot, Dr S; The Menopause Handbook; pp 30 – 48
  10. Hampson, A; Brittle Words: The impact of health information on patients compliance with treatment; p 40 – 45
  11. Cabot, Dr S; The Menopause Handbook; p 34
  12. Effectiveness Review Bulletin – Osteoporosis; Bandolier; (URL: http://www.jr2.ox.ac.uk:80/Bandolier/band3/b3-4.html); 7 February 1997; 18 February 1997.
  13. Effectiveness Review Bulletin – Osteoporosis; Bandolier; (URL: http://www.jr2.ox.ac.uk:80/Bandolier/band3/b3-4.html); 7 February 1997; 18 February 1997.

Heart Disease

  1. Cabot, Dr S; The Menopause Handbook; p 25
  2. Dover, C; Ward Lock Family Health Guide – Osteoporosis; p 33
  3. Cabot, Dr S; The Menopause Handbook; p 26
  4. Khastigir, G and John Studd; Hysterectomy and HRT; Ed. Martin Dunitz, UK.
  5. Stamphner, M.J. et al; Post Menopausal Estrogen Therapy and Cardiovascular Disease; New England Journal of Medicine; 325 (ii); pp 76 – 62
  6. Cabot, Dr S; The Menopause Handbook; p 26
  7. Bailey, J; HRT and Cardio-Protection: Unravelling the Tangled Web; European Menopause Journal Symposium Report; Sydney, Australia; 6th November 1996

Hormone Replacement Therapy

  1. Womens Health Leaflets; HRT; p 1
  2. Wilson, Dr R; Understanding HRT and the Menopause; p 19
  3. Boulton A; Hormone Therapy may protect against Alzheimers Disease; British Medical Journal; 313; p442
  4. Tang, MX et al; Effect of oestrogen during menopause on risk and age at onset of Alzheimers disease; The Lancet; 348; pp 429 – 432
  5. Khastigir, G and John Studd; Hysterectomy and HRT; Ed. Martin Dunitz, UK.

Types of Hormone Replacement Therapy

  1. Khastigir, G and John Studd; Hysterectomy and HRT; Ed. Martin Dunitz, UK.
  2. Khastigir, G and John Studd; Hysterectomy and HRT; Ed. Martin Dunitz, UK.
  3. Khastigir, G and John Studd; Hysterectomy and HRT; Ed. Martin Dunitz, UK.

Oestrogen

  1. Cabot, Dr S; The Menopause Handbook; p 75

Testosterone

  1. Khastigir, G and John Studd; Hysterectomy and HRT; Ed. Martin Dunitz, UK.
  2. Cabot, Dr S; The Menopause Handbook; p 13

Thrombosis

  1. Smith, Dr T (ed); The New Macmillan Guide to Family Health; p 416
  2. Smith, Dr T (ed); The New Macmillan Guide to Family Health; p 440
  3. Khastigir, G and John Studd; Hysterectomy and HRT; Ed. Martin Dunitz, UK.
  4. Khastigir, G and John Studd; Hysterectomy and HRT; Ed. Martin Dunitz, UK.

Breast Cancer

  1. European Menopause Journal Symposium Report – State of the Art Practical HRT; 3(2):71-73, 1996.
  2. Cabot, Dr S; The Menopause Handbook; p 109
  3. Khastigir, G and John Studd; Hysterectomy and HRT; Ed. Martin Dunitz, UK.
  4. Cabot, Dr S; The Menopause Handbook; p 110

Alternatives to Hormone Replacement Therapy

  1. Dover, C; Ward Lock Family Health Guide – Osteoporosis; p 43
  2. Dover, C; Ward Lock Family Health Guide – Osteoporosis; p 51
  3. Cabot, Dr S; The Menopause Handbook; p 153
  4. Setchell, K.D.R.; Non steriodal estrogens of dietary origin: Possible roles in Hormone Dependent Disease; American Journal of Clinical Nutrition; 40; pp569 – 78
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Transformational coach and founder of the Hysterectomy Association. Professionally I'm an information scientist who specialises in the adoption and engagement of digital technologies. I am a writer and author of nine books to date, and I've edited a further seven; phew what a lot for a Thursday afternoon :-)

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