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  1. Incidence, causes and surgical methods for hysterectomy in Finland, 1987-1989.

    Article - En anglais

    Background

    The objective of our study was to investigate the incidence of hysterectomy by age, indication and surgical method employed during 1987-1989 in Finland, corrected by « uteri or cervix at risk » population.

    Methods

    Three years (1987-1989) of patient discharges from the Finnish Hospital Discharge Register, which covers all Finnish hospitals including the few private ones, was used.

    Patients represented all Finnish adult women (approximately 2 000 000).

    Results

    Approximately 9000 hysterectomies are performed annually in Finland.

    The annual incidence of hysterectomy was 348/100 000 women (most among women aged 45-49), and after correction for « uteri or cervix at risk » this rose by 11% to 390/100 000.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Hystérectomie, Chirurgie, Traitement, Epidémiologie, Incidence, Indication, Technique, Finlande, Europe, Homme, Femelle, Age, Utérus pathologie, Appareil génital femelle pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Hysterectomy, Surgery, Treatment, Epidemiology, Incidence, Indication, Technique, Finland, Europe, Human, Female, Age, Uterine diseases, Female genital diseases

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    Cote : 94-0439852

    Code Inist : 002B25K. Création : 199406.