ovariectomy


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ovariectomy

[ō‚var·ē′ek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Excision of an ovary.
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Assessment of the pro-inflammatory cytokine IL-6 clearly demonstrated that both HT diet and estrogen loss elicited by ovariectomy significantly increased plasma IL-6 levels.
Effects of ovariectomy and estrogen replacement therapy on visceral adipose tissue and serum adiponectin levels in rats.
The results of uterine weight analysis corroborate previous evidence, in which the absence of estrogen caused by ovariectomy promotes reduction of uterine weight (19).
In the control group (n=20), the rats underwent an operation: false ovariectomy (without removal of the ovaries).
Moreover, ovariectomy (OVX) causes a reduction in the levels of BDNF mRNA in the hippocampus and estradiol replacement has the ability to restore this reduction in rats [7].
Bilateral ovariectomy was performed in the Ovx-PS and Ovx-A groups.
In the present study, we investigate whether estrogen deficiency induces alteration of MMP-mediated cleavage of vascular collagen in rats with ovariectomy (Ovx).
showed that bee pollen reduced the rate of bone loss due to osteoporosis in rats that had undergone ovariectomy. [10] Attia et al.
Port devices have been described in a variety of applications in dogs, including exploratory laparoscopy, ovariectomy, ovariohysterectomy, cryptorchidectomy, gastropexy, splenectomy, and thoracoscopy [5-10].
In addition to their specific, receptor-mediated effects, estrogens have antioxidant properties also related to their aromatic/phenolic chemical structure: ovariectomy results in increased myeloperoxidase (MPO) enzyme activity [3,4].