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And, while not considered a first line of treatment for endometriosis, some people with severe cases may choose to have a hysterectomy to remove the uterus, an oophorectomy to remove the ovaries, or a salpingectomy to remove the fallopian tubes.
Still, if the pain doesn’t go away after multiple laparoscopies, a woman may elect to do a hysterectomy and oophorectomy to remove the uterus and target estrogen production.
Removing both the ovaries and fallopian tubes, in a procedure known as a salpingo-oophorectomy, is also an option that may make sense depending on a person’s situation.
All of the women reached menopause naturally, none because of a hysterectomy, oophorectomy, radiation therapy or chemotherapy.
The surgery is known as a bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy (BSO).
Depending on the location of the pregnancy, other excisions, such as an oophorectomy (removal of the ovary) might be needed in place of or in addition to the salpingectomy.
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