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Laparoscopic salpingo-oophorectomy

Laparoscopic salpingo-oophorectomy

Laparoscopic salpingo-oophorectomy: Laparoscopic salpingo-oophorectomy is a minimally invasive method to remove one or 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 salpingo-oophorectomy

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

Non-Surgical Options: Laparoscopic salpingo-oophorectomy

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

  • Ectopic pregnancy may resolve on its own

Other Surgical Options: Laparoscopic salpingo-oophorectomy

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

  • Salpingo-oophorectomy (open)

Anesthetic Requirements for Laparoscopic salpingo-oophorectomy

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

Procedure Complications: Laparoscopic salpingo-oophorectomy

Possible surgical complications of Laparoscopic salpingo-oophorectomy may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Laparoscopic 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 salpingo-oophorectomy: Recovery Time

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

Laparoscopic salpingo-oophorectomy: Other Names

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

  • Laparoscopic fallopian tube and ovary removal

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