chapter  46
Analysis of sexual activity after hysterectomy
BySahana Gupta, Isaac Manyonda
Pages 12

The issue of the impact of hysterectomy on sexual function is of fundamental importance, given that hysterectomy is the most common major gynecologic operation performed in the UK and the USA. Perhaps gynecologists and their patients can take comfort from the fact that hysterectomy provides the highest satisfaction scores compared to all other modalities of treatment for dysfunctional uterine bleeding, suggesting that adverse sequelae (on pelvic organ function) do not occur as frequently as might be feared.