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Oophorectomy in Asia

Hospitals and medical centers in Asia performing Oophorectomy.

Gleneagles Global Hospitals

A team of well experienced and trained doctors, surgeons, physicians and technicians are present in the department to provide good care and service to the patients. They provide world-class treatment and bring permanent healing to the patients suffering from gynecological problems.

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Fortis La Femme

A "boutique" style 50 bed facility in the heart of New Delhi, which focuses on women’s health, maternity care and cosmetic surgery.

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Dr. Vimal Grover

High Risk Pregnancy, Fetal Growth, Fertility & Sterility,Gynaecologic Cancers, Gynaecologic Endoscopy

Dr. Tripat Chaudhary

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

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Bangkok Hospital Pattaya

This multi-specialty tertiary hospital offers various medical services as well as dental procedures to local and overseas patients. It serves over 100,000 international patients every year.

7 listed gynecologists:

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Dr. Rattana Sachdev

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Napaporn Ketvatanawes

Gynecological - Oncology

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Mahkota Medical Centre

Mahkota Woman and Child Centre ensures easy access to an extensive range of services for women and children. The Centre consists of a special designated maternity and paediatric ward and an In-Vitro Fertilisation(IVF) laboratory for the needs of every woman and child.

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Dr. Ahmad Saifuddin Bin Ahmad Yahaya

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Dr. S.Selva BCM

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

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Bumrungrad Hospital

Bumrungrad International is an internationally accredited, multi-specialty hospital located in the heart of Bangkok, Thailand.

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St. Luke's Medical Center

A JCI accredited multi-specialty medical institute which has been serving patients from the Philippines and all over the world for over a century. It has over 600 inpatient beds and 1,700 affiliated medical consultants.

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Mount Elizabeth Hospital

The community of women and children deserve only the highest quality of family-focused and coordinated care. The customised treatment we provide each individual includes medication and lifestyle advice delivered in a supportive and calming environment.

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Dr. A Ilancheran

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Dr. Chan Yew Foon

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

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BNH Hospital

BNH Women's Health Center has over 30 Obstetrics & Gynecology specialists, treating thousands of women every year. Services include maternity, gynecological check-ups, gynecological surgery, and infertility treatments.

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Rabin Medical Center

The second largest hospital in Israel, Rabin Medical Center is a tertiary care hospital that can handle the most complicated cases in all medical fields.

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Prof. Dov Feldberg

Director - Beilinson - Rabin

Prof. M.Glezerman

Deputy Director, Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Rabin Medical Center

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Apollo Hospital Chennai

With a 30-year legacy of clinical excellence and the confidence of bringing more than 100,000 babies safely into our world , we indeed have a tradition of serving you from the heart.

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Dr. Meenakshi Sundaram

Gynecological Endoscopic Surgery

Dr. Wahida Suresh

Obstetrics & Gynecology, Infertility

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About Oophorectomy

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.

What is Oophorectomy?
Oophorectomy is a surgical procedure to remove one or both ovaries. Oophorectomy is used as a treatment for pelvic diseases like ovarian cancer. It may also be recommended if ovarian hormones may be the cause of breast cancer and severe endometriosis. If ovaries are removed to reduce chances of developing ovarian cancer in future, it is known as prophylactic oophorectomy.

Types of Oophorectomy:

  • Unilateral Oophorectomy:
    The removal of one ovary is called unilateral oophorectomy. After a unilateral oophorectomy, a woman will still menstruate and can have children.
  • Bilateral Oophorectomy:
    The removal of both the ovaries is known as bilateral oophorectomy. After a bilateral oophorectomy, a woman will stop menstruating and will not be able to have children.

Surgical methods used for Oophorectomy:
Oophorectomy may be performed either by laparotomy or by a laparoscopic method.
  • Laparotomy: Laparotomy is most often used in cases of cancer, where the surgeon needs to get a clear view of the abdominal cavity and tissues that surround it.
    • During a laparotomy, a long vertical or horizontal incision is made on the patient’s abdomen below the navel.
    • The surgeon stretches apart the abdominal muscles to reveal the ovaries.
    • The blood vessels are tied to avoid bleeding and then the ovaries are removed.
    • The incision is closed with stitches or staples.
  • Laparoscopic Oophorectomy:
    • In a laparoscopic oophorectomy, a laparoscope is inserted through a tiny incision near the navel. A laparoscope is an endoscopic tube with a camera and light attached to it, which enables the surgeon to view the pelvic organs.
    • Other tiny incisions are also made through which surgical instruments are inserted to detach the ovaries.
    • A tiny incision at the top vagina is made to remove the ovaries.
    • The ovaries may also be divided into smaller segments and removed.
    • The incisions are closed with stitches.

How to prepare for Oophorectomy?
  • The patient is required to do some blood and urine test, and will be physically examined by the doctor.
  • Ultrasound, CT scan and X-ray may also be recommended.
  • The patient is interviewed by an anesthesiologist to determine the type of anesthesia that will be used.
  • If the surgery is anticipated to be extensive, a colon preparation may be done.
  • The patient may be required to stop taking certain medication a week before the surgery.

Duration of procedure/surgery : 1 to 4 hours

Days admitted : 1 to 5 days

Anesthesia : Regional or General Anesthesia

Recovery : - During hospitalization, the patient is first instructed to sit up and walk for a while.
- In the following morning, intravenous tubes will be removed if the patient starts eating and drinking normally.
- The patient may be required to wear special socks to prevent clotting.
- A catheter may be used to help the patient urinate.
- The patient may feel some discomfort after the surgery. Antibiotics may be provided to prevent an infection.
- If both ovaries are removed, the patients who are not affected by cancer may start hormone replacement therapy.
- The patient may require 2 to 6 weeks to fully recover from the surgery.

Risks : The risks involved in oophorectomy are rare. Complications that occur arise from hormonal effects of the surgery. These risks include:
- Premature death
- Heart diseases
- Parkinson’s disease
- Dementia
- Osteoporosis
- Psychological problems
- Sexual dysfunction

Risks related to surgery are
- Reaction to anesthesia
- Bleeding
- Clotting
- Injury to other organs
- Infection

After care : - The patient should follow the doctor’s instructions carefully.
- The incision area should be dressed properly to prevent an infection.
- The patient is advised to take showers instead of baths.
- The patient should follow a low fat diet rich in fruits and vegetables, with an adequate intake of calcium.
- The patient should drink plenty of water and eat high fiber food to avoid constipation.
- The patient is required to get plenty of exercise after recovery to prevent heart and bone diseases.
- Chemotherapy may be started for patients with cancer.
- Patients who are affected by psychological trauma after the surgery may be required to get counseling.

The doctor should be informed if the following symptoms occur:
- Fever and chills
- Severe vaginal bleeding or discharge
- Severe pain that is not controlled by medicines
- Nausea and vomiting
- Infection, swelling and bleeding from the incision area
- Urinating difficulty
- Leg pain, swelling or redness
- Coughing
- Chest pain and breathing difficulty
- Depression

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