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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Comparison of oral estrogens and estrogens plus androgen on bone mineral densit>', menopausal symptoms, andlipid-lipoprotein profiles in surgical menopause, Obstet Gynecol.
After adjusting for age, menopausal status, race/ethnicity, current hormone use, surgical menopause, smoking status, and BM1, mean BLLs were significantly higher among women in the second and third tertiles of NTx relative to the lowest tertile (5% higher; 95% CI, 0.
For some inexplicable reason, theoral estrogen she had taken for almost five years after undergoing a surgical menopause had ceased to be effective.
Women naturally enter into menopause usually between the ages of 45 and 55; however, surgical menopause may happen at any age.
2009;113:1027-37), the impact that prophylactic salpingectomy with ovarian conservation has in this population could be monumental, as this represents a group of women subjected to the sequelae of early surgical menopause.
Nearly 28 percent of the women reported early menopause; 446 women had natural menopause and247 had surgical menopause.
Treatment effects did not differ in women undergoing surgical menopause, compared with those undergoing natural menopause.
For this analysis, we included the 616 women who had not reached natural or surgical menopause before 10 July 1976, the date of the explosion, and who were at least 35 years of age at the time of interview.
Menopausal women with surgical menopause (uterus and ovaries removed) who have loving partners yet virtually no sexual response may consider very low doses of bio-identical testosterone as a compounded cream once a week.
Six hundred and forty-eight visitors completed the survey, and about 60 percent had experienced either natural or surgical menopause.
I was chucked into a surgical menopause and I felt scared and anxious.