Mayo Clinic Health Library

Reproductive system

  • Abdominal hysterectomy

    Abdominal hysterectomy — Surgery that removes the uterus and treats gynecologic conditions, such as uterine cancer.

  • Bleeding after hysterectomy: What's normal?

    Light vaginal bleeding after hysterectomy is common — it may occur for several days or several weeks.

  • Condoms

    Condoms — Overview covers definition, risks, results of this method of STD prevention and birth control.

  • Dilation and curettage (D&C)

    Dilation and curettage (D&C) — Overview covers risks, results of this uterine procedure.

  • Egg freezing

    Egg freezing — Overview covers definition, risks, results of this fertility preservation method.

  • Endometrial ablation

    Endometrial ablation — Overview covers definition, risks, results of this procedure to treat uterine conditions.

  • Focused ultrasound surgery for uterine fibroids

    Focused ultrasound surgery — Overview covers what to expect, risks and results of this uterine fibroid treatment.

  • In vitro fertilization (IVF)

    In vitro fertilization (IVF) — Overview covers definition, risks, results of this assisted reproductive technology.

  • Intrauterine insemination (IUI)

    Intrauterine insemination (IUI) — Overview covers indications for and process of this assisted reproductive technology.

  • Medical abortion

    Medical abortion — Overview covers risks, what to expect during this procedure to end pregnancy.

  • Myomectomy

    Myomectomy — Overview covers what to expect, risks, results of surgery to remove uterine fibroids.

  • Open prostatectomy

    Open prostatectomy — Overview covers definition, risks, results of this treatment for enlarged prostate.

  • Penile implants

    Penile implants — Explore your choices and know what to expect from penile implant surgery.

  • Penis pump

    Penis pumps — Overview covers definition, risks, results of this procedure to treat erectile dysfunction.

  • Prostate laser surgery

    Prostate laser surgery — Overview covers definition, risks, results of procedure to treat enlarged prostate.

  • Sperm donation

    Sperm donation — Overview covers why it's done and what you can expect during this procedure to aid conception.

  • Transurethral incision of the prostate (TUIP)

    Transurethral incision of the prostate (TUIP) — Overview covers definition, risks of this enlarged prostate treatment.

  • Transurethral microwave therapy (TUMT)

    Transurethral microwave therapy (TUMT) — Overview covers definition, risks, results of this enlarged prostate treatment.

  • Transurethral needle ablation (TUNA)

    Transurethral needle ablation (TUNA) — Overview covers definition, risks, results of this enlarged prostate treatment.

  • Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)

    Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) — Overview covers risks, results of this enlarged prostate treatment.

  • Uterine artery embolization

    Uterine artery embolization — Overview covers what to expect, risks and results of this uterine fibroid treatment.

  • Uterine fibroids treatment: Focused ultrasound

    Uterine fibroids treatment with MRI and ultrasound — relief is possible without surgery or drugs.

  • Vaginal hysterectomy

    Vaginal hysterectomy removes the uterus through the vagina to treat gynecologic conditions.

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