Early hysterectomy increases risk for CVD, especially stroke

The risk of stroke went up by 30% in women aged 40 to 49, findings show.
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Early menopause due to hysterectomy is associated with increased risks for a composite of CVD, particularly stroke, according to South Korean findings.

Doctors from Inje University Seoul Paik Hospital in South Korea evaluated the association of hysterectomy with the risk for incident CVD among women aged 40 to 49.