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A 47-year-old member asked:

has anyone out there done surgery for ovarian torsion?

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Dr. Scott Welle
Bariatrics 16 years experience
Yes: Treatment for an ovarian torsion requires untwisting the ovary restoring the blood flow to the ovary. If the blood supply has been cut off or too long the ovary may be dead. Which would require it to be removed. Can usually be done laparoscopically.

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A 44-year-old member asked:

I'm curious what occurs after you have an operation for an ovarian torsion?

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Dr. Troy Reyna
Pediatric Surgery 44 years experience
Mild discomfort: usually procedure is done laparoscopically. the torsed overy may have to be removed due its demised. the ovary usually dies when torsed due to lack of blood supply. fertility should be unaffected if the opposite ovary is normal.

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