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Oophorectomy: Oophorectomy is the surgical removal of one or both ovaries.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Oophorectomy

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Oophorectomy:

Other Surgical Options: Oophorectomy

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Oophorectomy may include these surgeries:

Anesthetic Requirements for Oophorectomy

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Oophorectomy may include:

Procedure Complications: Oophorectomy

Possible surgical complications of Oophorectomy may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Oophorectomy

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The surgery is successful for the majority of women, however, they will most likely have to take hormone replacement drugs for menopausal symptoms.

Oophorectomy: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Oophorectomy: Four to six weeks.

Descriptions of Oophorectomy

Oophorectomy: Surgical removal of an ovary.

Oophorectomy: Surgery to remove one or both ovaries.
Source: National Institute of Health

Oophorectomy: surgical removal of one of both ovaries
Source: WordNet 2.1

Oophorectomy: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Oophorectomy) include:

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