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What is bilateral salpingo oophorectomy?

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Dr. Carolyn Thompson
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In brief: Removal organs

"bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy" refers to the surgical removal of the fallopian tubes and ovaries on both the right and left sides.
It can be done with or without also doing a hysterectomy, and can be done laparoscopically or with an open incision (laparotomy.).

In brief: Removal organs

"bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy" refers to the surgical removal of the fallopian tubes and ovaries on both the right and left sides.
It can be done with or without also doing a hysterectomy, and can be done laparoscopically or with an open incision (laparotomy.).
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