Bilateral oophorectomy

Known as: Castration, Female, Bilateral Ovariectomies, Bilateral Ovariectomy 
Surgical removal of both ovaries.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
PURPOSE The purposes of this study were to estimate the reduction in risk of ovarian, fallopian tube, or peritoneal cancer in… (More)
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Review
2009
Review
2009
Bilateral oophorectomy at the time of hysterectomy for benign disease is commonly practiced in order to prevent the subsequent… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECTIVE There is increasing laboratory evidence for a neuroprotective effect of estrogen on the nigrostriatal pathway; however… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND A statistical model of death due to ovarian cancer, breast cancer, coronary heart disease, hip fracture, and stroke… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
CONTEXT Changes in androgen levels across the adult female life span and the effects of natural menopause and oophorectomy have… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to estimate the extent of protection offered against breast cancer by prophylactic… (More)
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2003
2003
Elderly women with the lowest serum estrogen levels are at the greatest risk of bone loss and fractures, but it is controversial… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND High levels of androgens and estrogens have been reported to be associated with breast cancer. However, the… (More)
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1996
1996
To assess fracture risk following bilateral oophorectomy, we conducted a population-based retrospective cohort study among the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
To characterize osteopenic changes in ovariectomized (OVX) rats as a function of time, female Sprague Dawley rats (240 g body… (More)
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