Laparoscopic management of ovarian dermoid cysts. A series of 83 cases

@article{Berg2002LaparoscopicMO,
  title={Laparoscopic management of ovarian dermoid cysts. A series of 83 cases},
  author={Christoph Berg and Uta Berndorff and Klaus Diedrich and Eduard Malik},
  journal={Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics},
  year={2002},
  volume={266},
  pages={126-129}
}
We did a retrospective survey of 83 patients who had laparoscopic removal of a benign dermoid cyst in our hospital since 1994. Preoperative transvaginal sonography led to the correct diagnosis in 57 cases (69%). In 59 cases cystectomy with ovarian conservation was performed; spillage of cyst contents occurred in 39 cases (66%). Salpingo-oophorectomy was performed in 24 patients with spillage in 8 cases (24%). The mean tumor size (n=83) was 4.5±1.6 cm and 4.9±2.8 cm for unspilled and spilled… CONTINUE READING
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