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(Premenopausal vaginal bleeding, abnormal)
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  • Hysterectomy risk in premenopausal-aged military veterans: associations with sexual assault and gynecologic symptoms. [Journal Article]
  • AJAm J Obstet Gynecol 2016; 214(3):352.e1-352.e13
  • Ryan GL, Mengeling MA, … Sadler AG
  • CONCLUSIONS: Premenopausal-aged veterans may be at higher overall risk for hysterectomy, and for hysterectomy at younger ages, than their civilian counterparts. Veterans who have experienced completed sexual assault with vaginal penetration in childhood or in military and those with a history of PTSD may be at particularly high risk for hysterectomy, potentially related to their higher risk of gynecological symptoms. If confirmed in future studies, these findings have important implications for women's health care providers and policy makers within both the VA and civilian health care systems related to primary and secondary prevention, costs, and the potential for increased chronic disease and mortality.
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