An oophorectomy is a surgery that is used to remove the ovaries. It is a very common surgery, and it is usually done because the woman is no longer able to have children.

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      See also oophorectomy and hysterectomy.

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      Ovarian tissue is frozen after oophorectomy.

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      Unintended oophorectomy and premature ovarian failure.

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      Oophorectomy or ovariectomy is the surgical removal of an ovary or ovaries.

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      Oophorectomy significantly impairs sexual well being.

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      For more information about female castration, see oophorectomy.

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      Oophorectomy or the onset of menopause are the only complete cures for PMDD.

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      In rare cases, oophorectomy can be used to treat endometriosis.

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      The surgery usually is a fertility sparing unilateral salpingo oophorectomy.

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      Until this time, the treatment for this type of breast cancer was oophorectomy.