What is Oophorectomy?

Category: Surgeries

Most popular types: Bilateral salpingo oophorectomy (BSO)

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An oophorectomy, also known as an ovariectomy, is the partial or complete removal of one or both of the ovaries.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Ovarian cyst 12 4
Endometriosis 11 0
Ovarian cyst with hemorrhage 6 2
Ovarian cancer 3 1
Polycystic ovary syndrome 3 0
Adenomyosis 2 0

Show all 17 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 3
Mild 1
None 4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Oophorectomy

Side effect Patients
Pain 2
Hair growth 1
Hot and cold flashes 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently having Oophorectomy

Dosage Patients
one time 1

Why patients stopped taking Oophorectomy

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
See all 47 patients who've stopped having Oophorectomy

Duration

Currently having Oophorectomy

Duration Patients
10 years or more 1

Stopped having Oophorectomy

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 47
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 6
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 5
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 2
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 4
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Oophorectomy.