Associations Between Hysterectomy and Incident Metabolic Syndrome

Women who have a hysterectomy are at an increased risk of developing metabolic syndrome, a cluster of conditions contributing to heart disease, according to new research. Dr. Erin Michos explains the connections.

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Erin Michos, MD, MHS

Erin Michos, MD, MHS

Associate Director of Preventive Cardiology
Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease

Dr. Erin D. Michos is an Associate Professor of Medicine within the Division of Cardiology at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, with joint appointment in the Department of Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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