Ovarian Conservation at the Time of Hysterectomy for Benign Disease

@article{Parker2005OvarianCA,
  title={Ovarian Conservation at the Time of Hysterectomy for Benign Disease},
  author={W. Parker and M. Broder and Z. Liu and D. Shoupe and C. Farquhar and J. Berek},
  journal={Obstetrics & Gynecology},
  year={2005},
  volume={106},
  pages={219-226}
}
  • W. Parker, M. Broder, +3 authors J. Berek
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Objective: Prophylactic oophorectomy is often recommended concurrent with hysterectomy for benign disease. The optimal age for this recommendation in women at average risk for ovarian cancer has not been determined. Methods: Using published age-specific data for absolute and relative risk, both with and without oophorectomy, for ovarian cancer, coronary heart disease, hip fracture, breast cancer, and stroke, a Markov decision analysis model was used to estimate the optimal strategy for… CONTINUE READING

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    OBSERVATIONAL CLINICAL TRIAL
    At the time of hysterectomy for benign disease, the overall health benefits of preserving ovarian function in a large population of women have not been established.  
    ConditionsBreast Cancer, Cancer, Coronary Heart Disease, (+4 more)
    Bilateral oophorectomy versus ovarian conservation: effects on long-term women's health.
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    Long-Term Implications of Oophorectomy at the Time of Hysterectomy for Benign Disease
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