Obstetrics & gynaecology

No overall survival benefit tied to bilateral oophorectomy

(HealthDay)—At no age is there an overall survival benefit associated with bilateral oophorectomy compared with ovarian conservation at the time of hysterectomy for benign disease, according to a study published online ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Prophylactic options compared for women with BRCA1/2

(HealthDay)—The results of a simulation model suggest that, when quality of life is considered, prophylactic bilateral salpingectomy with delayed oophorectomy may be an acceptable alternative to bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy ...