• Medicine
  • Published 2005

Additional salpingectomy after previous prophylactic oophorectomy in high-risk women: Sense or nonsense?

@inproceedings{Amsterdam2005AdditionalSA,
  title={Additional salpingectomy after previous prophylactic oophorectomy in high-risk women: Sense or nonsense?},
  author={Cx Amsterdam},
  year={2005}
}
Since BRCA1/2 germ line mutation carriers are also at a higher risk of developing fallopian tube carcinoma, resection of the fallopian tubes is currently included at the time of risk reducing surgery. In this study, we comment on the need of additional bilateral prophylactic salpingectomy (BPS) following previous bilateral prophylactic oophorectomy (BPO) in women at high risk of ovarian cancer. Retrospectively, the medical files of 42 high- risk women, who had undergone BPO only, were reviewed… CONTINUE READING

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