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Tip of the Day- GYN Do I keep ovaries?

  • June 30, 2016

Tip of the Day- GYN  How do you consent on ovarian conservation vs removal Benefits Decreases risk reoperation if one ovary is removed 7% risk reoperation If two ovaries remain risk decreases to 3% PEARL–Do not remove just one ovary this does not decrease risk Risk ovarian cancer 1/70, removing BOTH ovaries decreasing risk Decreased Chronic Pelvic pain Risks Increased osteoporosis Increased risk CVD Increased risk from HRT=stroke, blood clots Risk of injury ureter, blood loss increased, technically more difficult Increased risk sexual dysfunction Increased risk weight gain