[ UK /uːfˈɔːktəmi/ ]
  1. surgical removal of one of both ovaries
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How To Use oophorectomy In A Sentence

  • In the case of bilateral oophorectomy (removal of the ovaries), the effects are much more drastic.
  • The study enrolled women between 31 and 56 years of age who had undergone hysterectomy and bilateral oophorectomy before natural menopause.
  • Six of the 10 most common non-obstetric procedures had none (coronary artery stent placement, hysterectomy, cholecystectomy, open reduction or internal fixation of fracture, oophorectomy, and appendectomy).
  • Transmen may be offered bilateral mastectomy, hysterectomy, oophorectomy, and fashioning of a penis and scrotum.
  • Hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy specimens revealed uterine leiomyomas, adenomyosis, and acute salpingitis.
  • The patient's medical history was significant only for prior cholecystectomy, total hysterectomy and oophorectomy.
  • A left salpingo-oophorectomy, left pelvic lymph node dissection, omental biopsy, and pelvic washings for cytology were performed.
  • Estrogen replacement therapy is usually not prescribed to patients who have undergone hysterectomy and oophorectomy for ovarian cancer, although data are lacking on whether exogenous estrogen increases the chance of relapse.
  • In 1997 she had a total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral oophorectomy.
  • Establishing a diagnosis in patients with positive results on screening usually requires oophorectomy, a much more invasive procedure than that required for the diagnosis of breast, cervical, or colorectal cancer.
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