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

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OBJECTIVES 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… (More)

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