A national population‐based study of the incidence of adnexal torsion in the Republic of Korea

@article{Yuk2015ANP,
  title={A national population‐based study of the incidence of adnexal torsion in the Republic of Korea},
  author={J. Yuk and L. Y. Kim and Ji-Yeon Shin and D. Choi and Tae Yoon Kim and J. H. Lee},
  journal={International Journal of Gynecology \& Obstetrics},
  year={2015},
  volume={129}
}
Adnexal torsion is a conditionwherein the ovary and/or the fallopian tube twist around their vascular pedicle, which may result in a venous/ arterial occlusion [1]. This condition accounts for 2.7% of all gynecologic surgical emergencies [1]. However, most studies involve case series that report the experience at a single institution [2]. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the incidence of adnexal torsion in South Korea from 2009 to 2011. Data were analyzed using Korean Health… Expand
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