oophorectomy


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Synonyms for oophorectomy

surgical removal of one of both ovaries

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Oophorectomy concurrent with hysterectomy remains a topic of debate among gynecologists who perform hysterectomy for gender transition.
Prophylactic bilateral oophorectomy or removal of remaining ovary at the time of hysterectomy in the United States, 1979-2004.
Although oophorectomy confers obvious prevention for ovarian cancer, with which endometriosis has been associated, CHD is the leading cause of mortality and morbidity in women in the United States and United Kingdom.
3] This association is not surprising, given the known thrombogenic effects of malignancy and chemotherapy and the decreased blood flow in the vein after hysterectomy and oophorectomy.
Conservative unilateral oophorectomy without further post-operative treatment may be justified for early stage IA disease, especially for nulliparous and young patients who desire future fertility; however, in the post-menopausal women, total removal of the genital organs would seem to be the procedure of choice.
It consists of unilateral oophorectomy preserving the homolateral Fallopian tube to facilitate freezing and conditioning for future autologous graft [5].
The age-standardized mean femoral neck bone density was significantly lower in women with oophorectomy before age 45 than in those with intact ovaries (0.
The investigators were interested in studying the long-term effects of ovary removal, known as oophorectomy, on bone health since the procedure is recommended to reduce ovarian and breast cancer risk in women at high risk for these diseases.
The words "Left Oophorectomy" on those orders were crossed out and underneath, the words "Right Oophorectomy B.
In women who have the BRCA1 or BRCA genes, we recommend prophylactic oophorectomy," says Farr Nezhat, MD, professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center.
In the women who underwent oophorectomy, the team first looked at the entire group, BRCAI and BRCA2 together.
In premenopausal women, bilateral oophorectomy produces "surgical menopause.
Of the 316 women, 159 had no history of estrogen use and had never undergone a hysterectomy or an oophorectomy, which is surgical removal of the ovaries.