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Menopausal Symptoms and Surgical Complications After Opportunistic Bilateral Salpingectomy, A Register-based Cohort Study

Collins, Elin; Strandell, Annika; Granåsen, Gabriel; Idahl, Annika

Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey: February 2019 - Volume 74 - Issue 2 - p 77–78
doi: 10.1097/01.ogx.0000552984.13266.aa

(Abstracted from Am J Obstet Gynecol 2019;220:85.e1–85.e10)

Recent studies have suggested that the fallopian tubes may play a critical role in the pathogenesis of various types of ovarian cancer. These findings have led to an increase in opportunistic salpingectomies when performing hysterectomy as a preventive measure for ovarian cancer.

Department of Clinical Sciences, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Umeå University, Umeå (E.C., A.I.); Institute of Clinical Sciences, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg (A.S.); and Epidemiology and Global Health Unit, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umeå University, Umeå (G.G.), Sweden

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