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Hyphenation o ö pho rec to my
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Definitions and meanings of "Oophorectomy"

What do we mean by oophorectomy?

Surgical removal of one or both ovaries. noun

In surgery, excision of an ovary. noun

Ovariotomy. noun

Surgical removal of one or both ovaries. noun

Surgical removal of one of both ovaries noun

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Cutting off a woman's ovaries. Urban Dictionary

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The word "oophorectomy" in example sentences

It's important to remember that oophorectomy is not the only modifiable risk factor for heart disease - diet, exercise, and treatment for underlying conditions such as hypertension and elevated cholesterol are just as important (and may be even more so). ❋ Aka TBTAM (2009)

This is particularly dramatic for those who undergo a surgical menopause—that is, when both ovaries are removed, usually along with the uterus, in a procedure called an oophorectomy. ❋ Elizabeth Ross (1996)

She had a oophorectomy, which is removal of the ovaries. ❋ Unknown (2009)

For my patients who are BRCA carriers, I am still recommending oophorectomy. ❋ Aka TBTAM (2009)

The study found that women who had oophorectomy (removal of the ovaries) had an increased risk for death from cardiovascular disease. ❋ Aka TBTAM (2009)

Uterine cancer is also an indication for oophorectomy. ❋ Aka TBTAM (2009)

Other than the risks associated with having surgery itself, hysterectomy alone does not confer an increase risk of mortality, and, unlike oophorectomy, does not increase long term heart disease risks. ❋ Aka TBTAM (2009)

This would suggest that a randomized trial of hysterectomy without oophorectomy in women at high risk for ovarian cancer might be in order. ❋ Aka TBTAM (2009)

This stands in direct contrast to well done prospective randomized data showing a clear benefit to prophylactic oophorectomy in this group. ❋ Aka TBTAM (2009)

If a woman carrying a BRCA1 mutation elected to have a prophylactic mastectomy and oophorectomy, her risk of dying would be reduced by 90 percent. ❋ Kevin Davies (2010)

But if you have had an oophorectomy, then you know it's final, so you get to call it right away. ❋ Aka TBTAM (2008)

The most drastic is prophylactic surgery; a bilateral mastectomy and/or a salpingo-oophorectomy removal of the fallopian tubes and ovaries -- many doctors believe that ovarian cancer originates in the fallopian tubes. ❋ Yael Cohen (2010)

The woman had too many cysts on her [ovaries] so she had an oophorectomy to [solve] [the problem]. ❋ Dr. Ovarian (2010)

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