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Old 21 October 2013, 05:42 PM
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Technically, "oophorectomy" is the term for removal of the ovaries. As GenYus says, an oophorectomy may or may not be done in conjunction with a hysterectomy. There are reasons to consider leaving the ovaries in place, especially with a younger patient.
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