surgical menopause


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surgical menopause

Etymology: Gk, cheirourgia + L, men, month; Gk, pauein, to cease
the creation of a menopausal state by surgical removal of the ovaries.

surgical menopause

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

surgical menopause

Gynecology Cessation of native estrogenic activity after bilateral oophorectomy in a premenopausal woman

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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Endometriosis after surgical menopause is rare and symptoms can vary based on the site of endometriotic implants.
It was interesting to note that the level of symptoms did not return to the premenopausal level for women in postmenopause or surgical menopause.
HRT is especially effective in women who have experienced abrupt estrogen loss such as that induced by surgical menopause (Cone, 1993).
ERT should be considered for women who have had an early natural or surgical menopause or who have had normal menopause but have other risk factors such as a close relative with osteoporosis, or below normal bone mass for their age.
Volunteers must have experienced a natural or surgical menopause, and they must be able to visit one of the clinic locations in San Diego; Baltimore; Los Angeles; Washington, D.
The chances of developing osteoporosis increase during early menopause or surgical menopause (after removal of the ovaries), which causes a sudden significant drop in estrogen.
Similarly, no increased risk is seen among women who undergo menopause naturally, say the scientists, who base their comparison of natural versus surgical menopause on a study of 121,700 women followed from 1976 to 1982.
Women naturally enter into menopause between the ages of 45 and 55; however, surgical menopause may happen at any age.
Although patients who met criteria for major depression were not excluded, women with surgical menopause or cancer treatment-related menopause were excluded, as were those with substance use disorder, significant other psychiatric comorbidities, and those with obstructive sleep apnea or periodic limb movements / restless leg syndrome.
Although patients who met criteria for major depression were not excluded, women with surgical menopause or cancer treatment--related menopause were excluded, as were those with substance use disorder, significant other psychiatric comorbidities, and those with obstructive sleep apnea or periodic limb movements/restless leg syndrome.
The visible effects of aging on women's skin are not so much related to her chronological age as to the years after menopause," a finding that is illustrated in young women with surgical menopause and those with breast cancer who take tamoxifen, she said.