Laparoscopic management of tubo-ovarian abscesses: retrospective analysis of 60 cases.

Abstract

BACKGROUND The laparoscopic management of tubo-ovarian abscesses (TOA) was evaluated. The study sought to answer the following question: Does operative laparoscopy with only incision of the abscess cavity and lavage (organ-preserving treatment) improve intraoperative and postoperative safety and long-term prospects of fertility as compared with laparoscopic… (More)