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.
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

Woman's risk for negative mood, executive dysfunction after ovary removal linked to childhood adversity

Woman's risk for negative mood, executive dysfunction after ovary removal linked to childhood adversity

Family history elevates heart disease mortality risk in women who had premature removal of ovaries

Family history elevates heart disease mortality risk in women who had premature removal of ovaries

Multi-gene testing at point of diagnosis can save all women with breast cancer

Multi-gene testing at point of diagnosis can save all women with breast cancer

Clinical trial to evaluate efficacy and safety of new treatment for giant cell arteritis

Clinical trial to evaluate efficacy and safety of new treatment for giant cell arteritis

Examing the effects of menopause in workplace

Examing the effects of menopause in workplace

Adverse early life experiences and abuse may lead women to unnecessary, harmful surgeries

Adverse early life experiences and abuse may lead women to unnecessary, harmful surgeries

Research findings could offer novel approach for cancer prevention in women with BRCA1 mutations

Research findings could offer novel approach for cancer prevention in women with BRCA1 mutations

Study suggests ovary removal to prevent ovarian cancer should be discontinued in premenopausal women

Study suggests ovary removal to prevent ovarian cancer should be discontinued in premenopausal women

Shorter and longer reproductive durations can raise risk of type 2 diabetes in postmenopausal women

Shorter and longer reproductive durations can raise risk of type 2 diabetes in postmenopausal women