Which gynecologic procedures increase the risk for coronary artery disease (CAD)?

Updated: Mar 30, 2020
  • Author: F Brian Boudi, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Yasmine S Ali, MD, MSCI, FACC, FACP  more...
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One study suggests women aged 50 years or younger who undergo a hysterectomy are at an increased risk for cardiovascular disease later in life. [59] Oophorectomy also increases the risk for both coronary heart disease and stroke.


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