Oophorectomy News and Research

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Oophorectomy is the surgical removal of an ovary or ovaries. The surgery is also called ovariectomy, but this term has been traditionally used in basic science research describing the surgical removal of ovaries in laboratory animals.
Early onset of menstruation and menopause associated with increased risk of COPD

Early onset of menstruation and menopause associated with increased risk of COPD

Study identifies hormonal and reproductive factors for rheumatoid arthritis in women

Study identifies hormonal and reproductive factors for rheumatoid arthritis in women

Can PTSD deteriorate women's cardiovascular and neurological health?

Can PTSD deteriorate women's cardiovascular and neurological health?

Study reveals potential negative long-term effects of premenopausal bilateral oophorectomy

Study reveals potential negative long-term effects of premenopausal bilateral oophorectomy

NSAID use linked to higher risk of blood clots in women of reproductive age, association stronger in women on high-risk hormonal contraception

NSAID use linked to higher risk of blood clots in women of reproductive age, association stronger in women on high-risk hormonal contraception

Gynecologic procedures may be associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease

Gynecologic procedures may be associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease

Endometriosis linked to increased risk of cardiovascular disease in women

Endometriosis linked to increased risk of cardiovascular disease in women

Age at menopause and hormone therapy use associated with increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease

Age at menopause and hormone therapy use associated with increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease

Women with a BRCA1 or BRCA2 pathogenic variant have high risk of cancer after age 50

Women with a BRCA1 or BRCA2 pathogenic variant have high risk of cancer after age 50

Individuals who detransition avoid medical help, study finds

Individuals who detransition avoid medical help, study finds

Women a history of endometriosis may have greater stroke risk

Women a history of endometriosis may have greater stroke risk

Oestrogen may be linked to a woman’s risk of developing dementia

Oestrogen may be linked to a woman’s risk of developing dementia

Women with one ovary less likely to have a successful IVF outcome, study shows

Women with one ovary less likely to have a successful IVF outcome, study shows

Bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy may have risks for younger women, but safe for post-menopausal patients

Bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy may have risks for younger women, but safe for post-menopausal patients

Many women near the menopause transition use cannabis, study finds

Many women near the menopause transition use cannabis, study finds

Postmenopausal women who underwent bilateral oophorectomy have increased risk of carpal tunnel syndrome

Postmenopausal women who underwent bilateral oophorectomy have increased risk of carpal tunnel syndrome

FDA clears new robotically-assisted surgical device for transvaginal hysterectomy

FDA clears new robotically-assisted surgical device for transvaginal hysterectomy

Study determines factors associated with oophorectomy in patients with ovarian torsion

Study determines factors associated with oophorectomy in patients with ovarian torsion

New surgical approach is highly acceptable among women with ovarian cancer risk

New surgical approach is highly acceptable among women with ovarian cancer risk

Study identifies factors that influence women's decisions regarding therapy options

Study identifies factors that influence women's decisions regarding therapy options