Ovarian-sparing surgery for ovarian teratoma in children.

  title={Ovarian-sparing surgery for ovarian teratoma in children.},
  author={Maud Chabaud-Williamson and Ir{\`e}ne Netchine and Sylvie Fasola and Mich{\`e}le Larroquet and M Lenoir and Catharine Patte and Jean Louis Benifla and Aurore Coulomb-L'hermin{\'e} and Christine Grapin and George Audry and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Auber},
  journal={Pediatric blood & cancer},
  volume={57 3},
BACKGROUND Ovarian teratoma (OT) is the most common ovarian neoplasm in children. Oophorectomy has been the standard treatment but may impair fertility. The aim of this study was to investigate the feasibility and outcome of ovarian-sparing surgery (OSS) for OT. PROCEDURE We retrospectively studied all children treated for OT at a pediatric teaching hospital in Paris, France, between March 1992 and July 2006. OSS was performed when deemed technically feasible in patients who had no… CONTINUE READING
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