Bilateral Oophorectomy in Asymptomatic Women over 50 Years Old Selected by Ovarian Cancer ScreeningHayashi H. · Yaginuma Y. · Kitamura S. · Saitou Y. · Miyamoto T. · Komori H. · Wada K. · Ishikawa M.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Asahikawa Medical College, Asahikawa, Hokkaido, Japan
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The purpose of this study was to evaluate bilateral oophorectomy in women over 50 years old found to have an adnexal mass using transvaginal ultrasonography (TVS) as a mass screening. With TVS a total of 23,451 women without symptoms were examined for ovarian cancer at annual screening for uterine cervical cancer. Two hundred fifty-eight women over 50 years old persistently had abnormal TVS results and 95 women gave informed consent for surgical tumor removal. In the 95 women operated, 7 malignant ovarian cancers were found. Especially adnexal masses which were thought to be benign were treated by laparoscopic surgery.
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