ovariectomy

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ovariectomy

[ō‚var·ē′ek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Excision of an ovary.
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According to the WPATH standards, the criteria for hysterectomy and oophorectomy are:
About 42% of this association was statistically accounted for by the greater frequency of hysterectomy/ oophorectomy among women who had endometriosis and the earlier age of these surgeries among women with endometriosis.
Recurrence left-sided following hysterectomy pleuritic with bilateralsalpingo- chest pain, oophorectomy and successful hemoptysis treatment with talc of 6-years' pleurodesis.
Treatment of ovarian pregnancy usually requires oophorectomy or wedge resection of the ovary.
Transdermal testosterone treatment in women with impaired sexual function after oophorectomy.
A 34-year-old woman who had undergone hysterectomy and left oophorectomy for dysfunctional vaginal bleeding due to endometriosis 10 months previously presented with intractable pain in the right loin and right iliac fossa.
Oophorectomy is the operative procedure of choice and is usually curative.
Occult carcinoma in prophylactic oophorectomy specimens: prevalence and association with BRCA germline mutation status.
Following exploration, right oophorectomy by elective bipolar coagulation and progressive sections with cold scissors was performed, maintaining tubal vascularization [2].
The patient underwent oophorectomy and several courses of chemotherapy.
SAN ANTONIO -- Bilateral oophorectomy in women younger than age 45 is associated with a subsequent doubled prevalence of osteoporosis and a similarly elevated rate of arthritis, compared with women with intact ovaries.