During laparoscopic unilateral
salpingo-oophorectomy, a single fallopian tube and ovary is removed. This
procedure is performed with a minimally invasive method that utilizes a
laparoscope (a small video camera) and small instruments inserted through small
- Removal of
fallopian tubes and ovaries
unilateral fallopian tube and ovary removal
Treated with Laparoscopic Unilateral Salpingo-Oophorectomy:
A laparoscopic unilateral salpingo-oophorectomy may
be performed in cases of fallopian tube cancer or infection, ectopic pregnancy
and ovarian cancer or cysts.
An ectopic pregnancy may resolve on its own. An open
salpingo-oophorectomy may be performed as a surgical alternative to the
with Laparoscopic Unilateral Salpingo-Oophorectomy:
Laparoscopic unilateral salpingo-oophorectomy is
performed under general anesthesia, which means that the patient is asleep and
completely unaware during the procedure.
Complications from Laparoscopic Unilateral Salpingo-Oophorectomy:
Possible risks following laparoscopic unilateral
salpingo-oophorectomy include infection, bleeding and a negative reaction to
after Laparoscopic Unilateral Salpingo-Oophorectomy:
The prognosis for a positive end result following
laparoscopic unilateral salpingo-oophorectomy is good for most patients.
from Laparoscopic Unilateral Salpingo-Oophorectomy:
Total recovery from
laparoscopic unilateral salpingo-oophorectomy takes three to four weeks.