Outpatient minilaparotomy ovarian cystectomy for benign teratomas in teenagers.

Abstract

Benign cystic teratomas are the most common ovarian neoplasms in adolescents. An ovary-conserving method was developed for outpatient surgical removal of benign cystic teratomas by minilaparotomy in teenagers. The technique requires no specialized training, laser devices, or expensive disposable instrumentation. As a precaution, the first teenager in whom… (More)

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@article{Silva1996OutpatientMO, title={Outpatient minilaparotomy ovarian cystectomy for benign teratomas in teenagers.}, author={Paulo Silva and Joshua A Ripple}, journal={Journal of pediatric surgery}, year={1996}, volume={31 10}, pages={1383-6} }