Hysterectomy and sexual wellbeingBMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7431.108 (Published 09 January 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:108
- Jan-Paul Roovers, registrar (firstname.lastname@example.org),
- C Huub van der Vaart, consultant,
- A Peter M Heintz, professor of gynaecology,
- Johanna G van der Bom, assistant professor of epidemiology
- Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Medical Centre Utrecht, 3584 CX Utrecht, Netherlands
- Julius Centre for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Centre Utrecht
EDITOR—We emphasise that we never intended to suggest that hysterectomy might be a treatment for sexual problems. Indeed, our study does not predict improvement for every individual woman.
In contrast to Bradford's interpretation, we directly measured sexual satisfaction (methods section, p 775). In the appendix we presented only the questions of the questionnaire that …
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