Medical Science - Surgery
The removal of ovaries through surgery is termed as ovariotomy or ovariectomy. It is also used to remove ovarian cysts and resectioning a portion of the ovaries. It plays an important part in reducing the probability of developing ovarian cancer. The surgical process in which both ovaries and both Fallopian tubes are removed is termed as bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy. Ovariotomy is recommended for people who have ovarian cancer, ovarion torsion, endometriosis or a tubo ovarian abscess. The major methods for conducting this procedure are laparotomy and minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery. The selection of the method for surgery depends on the situation. This book unfolds the innovative aspects of ovariotomy which will be crucial for the progress of this field in the future. It presents researches and studies performed by experts across the globe. The book is appropriate for students seeking detailed information in this area as well as for experts.