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Oophorectomy: Quiz


Question 1: Risk is not reduced to zero, however, because the possibility of developing primary peritoneal cancer (ovarian ________ that begins outside the ovaries) does persist.

Question 2: In many cases, surgical removal of the ovaries is performed concurrently with a ________.
HysterectomyOophorectomyICD-9-CM Volume 3Surgery

Question 3: In the case of non-human animals, it is also called ________ and is a form of sterilization.
NeuteringCastrationEstrous cycleTesticle

Question 4: Oophorectomy for endometriosis is usually a last-resort surgery, since hormonal agonists such as ________ are usually prescribed first to alter the hormonal cycle.

Question 5: In rare cases, oophorectomy can be used to treat ________.
AdenomyosisEndometriosisFemale infertilityDysmenorrhea

Question 6: Retaining the ovaries when a ________ is performed is associated with greater longevity.
SurgeryICD-9-CM Volume 3OophorectomyHysterectomy

Question 7: Women with a risk of breast cancer, especially those women with mutated BRCA1 and/or BRCA2 genes, have been shown to have a significantly reduced risk of developing breast ________ after prophylactic oophorectomy[3].

Question 8: The surgery is then called "ovariohysterectomy" casually or "total abdominal ________ with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy" (sometimes abbreviated TAH-BSO), the more correct medical term.
ICD-9-CM Volume 3ColposcopySalpingectomyHysterectomy

Question 9: According to the ________, 454,000 women in the United States underwent this type of operation in 2004.
Biological hazardChinese Center for Disease Control and PreventionCenters for Disease Control and PreventionEuropean Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

Question 10: Short-term hormone replacement with estrogen, in high-risk BRCA mutation carriers, was not shown to increase the risk of breast ________ in women who are post-oophorectomic.

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