Elective oophorectomy for benign gynecological disorders

  title={Elective oophorectomy for benign gynecological disorders},
  author={D. Shoupe and W. Parker and M. Broder and Z. Liu and C. Farquhar and J. Berek},
  • D. Shoupe, W. Parker, +3 authors J. Berek
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Menopause
  • Objective: To review the risks and benefits of elective oophorectomy and to make a clinical recommendation for an appropriate age when benefits of this procedure outweigh the risks. Design: The risks and benefits of oophorectomy as detailed in published articles are reviewed with regard to quality-of-life issues and mortality outcomes in oophorectomized versus nonoophorectomized women from five diseases linked to ovarian hormones (coronary heart disease, ovarian cancer, breast cancer, stroke… CONTINUE READING
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