Is the role of laparoscopy in the management of ovarian torsion?

Updated: Jun 27, 2017
  • Author: Erik D Schraga, MD; Chief Editor: Eugene C Lin, MD  more...
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Outpatient care has no role in the treatment of ovarian torsion. Patients with either a suspected or confirmed diagnosis of ovarian torsion should be admitted and either operated on or observed by a gynecologist. Laparoscopy can be used for both confirmation of the diagnosis and treatment.


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