What are the surgical options for treating polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)?

Updated: Sep 19, 2019
  • Author: Richard Scott Lucidi, MD, FACOG; Chief Editor: Richard Scott Lucidi, MD, FACOG  more...
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Answer

Surgical management of PCOS is aimed mainly at restoring ovulation. Various laparoscopic methods include the following:

  • Electrocautery

  • Laser drilling

  • Multiple biopsy

See Treatment and Medication for more detail.


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