Recovery of ovarian function after laparoscopic detorsion

Eliezer Shalev, Moshe Bustan, Ilan Yarom, David Peleg

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In an attempt to preserve ovarian function, we managed 58 women with adnexal torsion by laparoscopic detorsion. Follow-up ultrasound examinations were performed on 54 of the women. Follicular development was evident in 49 of 52 (94.2%) women with normal-sized ovaries. We conclude that ovarian function returns in the majority of women with adnexal torsion managed conservatively.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2965-2966
Number of pages2
JournalHuman Reproduction
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 1995
Externally publishedYes


  • Adnexa
  • Detorsion
  • Function
  • Ovary


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