adnexectomy

ad·nex·ec·to·my

(ad-nek-sek'tŏ-mē),
1. Excision of any adnexa.
2. In gynecology, excision of the uterine tube and ovary if unilateral, and excision of both tubes and ovaries (adnexa uteri) if bilateral.

adnexectomy

[ad′neksek′təmē]
Etymology: Gk, ektomē, excision
the surgical removal of accessory structures or appendages of an organ.
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A right adnexectomy was performed and a frozen section pathologic exam demonstrated benign mucinous cystadenoma.
3), (4) A ruptured ovarian artery aneurysm may be surgically treated by adnexectomy or ligation proximal and distal to the point of rupture.
The tissue from adnexectomy was fixed in 10% buffered formalin routinely processed, and embedded in paraffin.
The standard of care for these tumors has been hysterectomy with bilateral adnexectomy, but because borderline tumors more commonly affect women of reproductive age, some physicians recommend conservative surgery to preserve fertility.
All were still alive a median of 6 years and 3 months after conservative surgery, which consisted of unilateral adnexectomy in 19 patients, unilateral adnexectomy with a contralateral cystectomy in 5, and unilateral cystectomy in 1 patient, Dr.
DALLAS -- Prior tubal interruption may predispose women undergoing hysterectomy without adnexectomy to the future development of hydrosalpinx, Dr.
between 1995 and 2000, there was a history of tubal interruption and later hysterectomy without adnexectomy.
Only 2 of 45 historic controls--patients who had undergone adnexectomy at the Mayo Clinic between 1997 and 2000- also had had a tubal interruption procedure such as cautery or ligation.
There is no consensus on appropriate surgical treatment for TOA, but options include posterior colpotomy, ultrasound or CT-guided drainage, laparoscopy-assisted drainage, laparotomy and unilateral adnexectomy, and total abdominal hysterectomy-bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy.
ACGE certification for laparoscopy requires applicants to submit a case list of 25 advanced operative laparoscopic procedures such as ectopic pregnancy, adnexectomy, ovarian cystectomy, myomectomy, hysterectomy, extensive adhesiolysis, treatment of advanced endometriosis, retropubic urethropexy, appendectomy, and other procedures of comparable complexity.
Vaginal adnexectomy succeeded in 98% of patients younger than 45 years and in 89% of patients aged 45-64 years.