Comparative study of laparoscopic oophorectomy.

  title={Comparative study of laparoscopic oophorectomy.},
  author={Cristo Papasakelariou and David Saunders and Alejandro de la Rosa},
  journal={The Journal of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists},
  volume={2 4},
STUDY OBJECTIVE To determine the differences between laparoscopic oophorectomies and oophorectomies performed by laparotomy with respect to total hospital cost, length of hospital stay, and operative time. DESIGN A prospective analysis of all women who underwent one of these procedures from January 1, 1992, to December 31, 1992. SETTING A university-affiliated hospital. PATIENTS Fifty-seven women requiring surgery for the management of pelvic pain, adnexal masses, or endometriosis… CONTINUE READING