surgical menopause


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surgical menopause

Cessation of native oestrogenic activity after bilateral oophorectomy in a premenopausal woman.
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surgical menopause

Gynecology Cessation of native estrogenic activity after bilateral oophorectomy in a premenopausal woman
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

sur·gi·cal men·o·pause

(sŭrji-kăl menŏ-pawz)
Clinical removal of the ovaries that brings on abrupt changes in hormone levels, which causes an immediate onset of menopause.
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A Mexican cross-sectional osteoporosis-screening study reported that trabecular bone lead (patella) was an important predictor of blood lead in postmenopausal women both for those with a natural or surgical menopause (Garrido Latorre et al.
Of 255 cases, 23 cases were those of surgical menopause. Hence, for determining the age at natural menopause, only 232 cases who underwent menopause naturally were considered.
[USA], Nov 14 ( ANI ): According to a latest study, surgical menopause leads to increased sleep issues in women as opposed to natural menopause.
"Many women face a series of stressors including, but not exclusive to, caring for aging parents, death of parents, medical illness in self and family, adjusting to emotional and physical sequelae of surgical menopause and other health issues that are common to this stage of life, children leaving the home, and changes in marital status.
So whether you're in early menopause or about to undergo surgical menopause, record your feelings and emotions.
Those who experienced surgical menopause or induced menopause were also more likely to report vasomotor symptoms beyond 60.
Women who underwent bilateral oophorectomy (surgical menopause), on chemotherapy, nulliparous women and mentally challenged were excluded from the study.
The adverse effects of menopause are true even for those who have undergone early or surgical menopause, i.e., those whose ovaries and reproductive organs have been taken out due to a tumor or other medical problems.
Her discussion will also include the relationship between menopausal transition and the increased susceptibility to metabolic diseases, such as obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer, more so, if it was due to early surgical menopause.
Later age at surgical menopause also increased verbal memory (P = 0.002); however, after adjustment this association was no longer significant.
Postmenopausal women were those who had gone without a menstrual cycle for more than a year or were in surgical menopause after removal of their ovaries.
A 69-year-old patient, who has been in surgical menopause for 20 years and was started on BP following vertebral fracture almost 10 years ago, was admitted with thigh pain, which was increased two weeks ago.