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Laparoscopic bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy

Laparoscopic bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy

Laparoscopic bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy: Laparoscopic bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy is a minimally invasive method to remove both fallopian tubes and ovaries; a tiny video camera (laparoscope) and other instruments are inserted through several small "keyhole" incisions in the lower abdomen to reach the tubes and ovaries.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Laparoscopic bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Laparoscopic bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy:

Non-Surgical Options: Laparoscopic bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy

These non-surgical medical options may be possible alternative treatments to performing Laparoscopic bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy:

  • Ectopic pregnancy may resolve on its own

Other Surgical Options: Laparoscopic bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Laparoscopic bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy may include these surgeries:

  • Salpingo-oophorectomy (open)

Anesthetic Requirements for Laparoscopic bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Laparoscopic bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy may include:

Procedure Complications: Laparoscopic bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy

Possible surgical complications of Laparoscopic bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Laparoscopic bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The surgery is successful for the majority of women, however, they will be sterile and most likely have to take hormone replacement drugs for symptoms related to menopause if both ovaries are removed.

Laparoscopic bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Laparoscopic bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy: Three to four weeks.

Laparoscopic bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Laparoscopic bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy) include:

  • Laparoscopic bilateral fallopian tube and ovary removal

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