What are the contraindications for salpingo-oophorectomy?

Updated: Feb 06, 2018
  • Author: Stacie M Ward, MD; Chief Editor: Christine Isaacs, MD  more...
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There are no absolute contraindications for a salpingo-oophorectomy. Severe pelvic adhesive disease may influence approach to surgery. Risks of the procedure must be weighed against potential benefits for each individual patient.


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