LAPAROSCOPIC MANAGEMENT OF OVARIAN CYSTS - AN ENDOCRINOLOGIST VIEW

Citation
Kl. Thornton et Ah. Decherney, LAPAROSCOPIC MANAGEMENT OF OVARIAN CYSTS - AN ENDOCRINOLOGIST VIEW, The Yale journal of biology & medicine, 64(6), 1991, pp. 599-606
Citations number
23
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
ISSN journal
0044-0086
Volume
64
Issue
6
Year of publication
1991
Pages
599 - 606
Database
ISI
SICI code
0044-0086(1991)64:6<599:LMOOC->2.0.ZU;2-E
Abstract
The management of certain ovarian cysts has evolved from the tradition al and often quite radical surgical approach to a more conservative ap proach. Much of this change can be attributed to the improvement in la paroscopic surgical technique, After a brief discussion of the differe ntial diagnosis and clinical presentation of ovarian cysts, ultrasonog raphic features of certain ovarian cysts will be reviewed. Certainly t he ability to characterize cysts ultrasonographically has facilitated gynecologists' ability to predict the neoplastic potential of a cyst a nd therefore to justify the more conservative approach. The various te chniques of laparoscopic ovarian cyst aspiration, fenestration, and cy stectomy will then be described.