ovariectomy

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ovariectomy

[ō‚var·ē′ek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Excision of an ovary.
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Mice were treated with pamidronate (0.25 mg/kg) or a saline vehicle 5 days/week for 5 weeks, beginning 6 months after undergoing ovariectomies or sham surgeries.
If diagnosed with it, women can opt for mastectomies and ovariectomies, or be closely followed up every six months to ensure that they are cancer-free," he explained.
Bilateral ovariectomies were performed in 70 rats under intraperitoneal (ip) anesthesia with 10 mg/kg xylazine and 75 mg/kg ketamine hydrochloride.
After 1 week of acclimation, rats were Sham-operated (saline; Sham-control group), or bilateral ovariectomies were performed under general anesthesia.