Surgical intervention for maternal ovarian torsion in pregnancy

Taiwanese Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Shuenn-Dhy ChangChing-Chung Liang

Abstract

Maternal ovarian torsion in pregnancy is a rare complication. This study was conducted to review the clinical manifestations, and to compare the outcome between laparoscopy and laparotomy in women undergoing surgery for ovarian torsion (OT) during pregnancy. Using the International Classification of Disease, Ninth Revision, and Clinical Modification, we reviewed the clinical records of patients with OT during pregnancy between 1997 and 2008 at a university hospital. Twenty pregnant women were identified with surgically proven OT, 10 in the first trimester, eight in the second, and two in the third. Thirteen (65%) cases were suspected before operation to be adnexal torsion. The most common symptom and sign were pelvic pain (95%) and an adnexal or pelvic mass (95%), followed by nausea and vomiting (65%), elevated white blood cell count >12×10(9)/L (45%), and fever (10%). Most patients in the first trimester (75%) and a minority in the second and third trimesters (37.5%) received management via laparoscopy. Patients undergoing laparoscopy treatment had smaller ovarian masses and a shorter postoperative hospital stay than those receiving laparotomy. None of these patients had significant complications during or after surgery. Howev...Continue Reading

References

Sep 1, 1990·British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology·E ShalevS Romano
Oct 1, 1986·European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology·M E Vierhout, H C Wallenburg
Jun 15, 1985·American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology·L T Hibbard
Mar 1, 1995·Surgical Endoscopy·J G HunterK Thornburg
Sep 1, 1996·European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology·R TepperY Beyth
Aug 1, 1995·The Journal of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists·M B ReedyT J Kuehl
Aug 2, 2002·Current Opinion in Obstetrics & Gynecology·Haya Al-Fozan, Togas Tulandi
Dec 25, 2002·Gynäkologisch-geburtshilfliche Rundschau·D HaenggiS Heinzl
Jun 12, 2003·BJOG : an International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology·Gerardo ZanettaSilvana Mariani
Jan 1, 1962·Gynaecologia. International Monthly Review of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Revue Internationale Mensuelle D'obstétrique Et De Gynécologie. Monatsschrift Für Geburtshilfe Und Gynäkologie·Z KOREN, H ZUCKERMAN
Dec 5, 2006·Fertility and Sterility·Beth W Rackow, Pasquale Patrizio
Mar 25, 2008·Fertility and Sterility·Chih-Feng YenAydin Arici
Oct 20, 2009·Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology·Moty PanskyNoam Smorgick
Jan 12, 2010·American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology·Joseph HassonDan Grisaru
Jul 20, 2010·Reproductive Biomedicine Online·Laura P SmithSteven R Bayer
Sep 3, 2010·Emergency Medicine Journal : EMJ·Ken-Hing TanChien-Chih Chen

❮ Previous
Next ❯

Citations

Jun 17, 2014·The Pan African Medical Journal·Jeanne Hortence FouedjioRobinson Enow Mbu
Jan 4, 2012·Taiwanese Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology·Ben-Shian Huang, Peng-Hui Wang
Jun 12, 2013·Journal of the Chinese Medical Association : JCMA·Pi-Lin SungKuo-Chang Wen
Jun 12, 2013·Journal of the Chinese Medical Association : JCMA·Fan-Hlan KooPeng-Hui Wang
Sep 19, 2015·Taiwanese Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology·Hsing-Chun TsaiYung-Chieh Tsai
Apr 4, 2013·Taiwanese Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology·Ching-Hui ChenWei-Min Liu
Feb 27, 2016·Journal of Minimal Access Surgery·Lucas MinigIgnacio Zapardiel
Nov 4, 2015·Radiologic Clinics of North America·Gabriele MasselliGianfranco Gualdi
Jul 11, 2014·The Journal of Maternal-fetal & Neonatal Medicine : the Official Journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians·Adnan IncebiyikHakan Camuzcuoglu
Jan 19, 2017·International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics : the Official Organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics·Yi-Xuan LiuLi Wang
Mar 13, 2014·Current Opinion in Obstetrics & Gynecology·William GohIvica Zalud
Jan 1, 2015·Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology·Mariam Naqvi, Anjali Kaimal
Nov 24, 2019·International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics : the Official Organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics·Gen ZouXinmei Zhang
Mar 5, 2015·Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention : APJCP·Hai-Li ZhuHong Shen
Jul 12, 2019·The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research·Seok K SeoSeung J Chon
Dec 10, 2019·Case Reports in Obstetrics and Gynecology·Rawad HalimehElie Anastasiadis
Feb 2, 2019·Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics·Piaopiao YeXiaojian Yan
Jan 31, 2021·Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology·Kristen CaginoUchenna Acholonu
Jul 30, 2021·Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey·Mary Katherine Montes de OcaRebecca A Previs
Oct 5, 2021·The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research·Nir MellerRaanan Meyer

❮ Previous
Next ❯

Related Concepts

Trending Feeds

COVID-19

Coronaviruses encompass a large family of viruses that cause the common cold as well as more serious diseases, such as the ongoing outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19; formally known as 2019-nCoV). Coronaviruses can spread from animals to humans; symptoms include fever, cough, shortness of breath, and breathing difficulties; in more severe cases, infection can lead to death. This feed covers recent research on COVID-19.

Blastomycosis

Blastomycosis fungal infections spread through inhaling Blastomyces dermatitidis spores. Discover the latest research on blastomycosis fungal infections here.

Nuclear Pore Complex in ALS/FTD

Alterations in nucleocytoplasmic transport, controlled by the nuclear pore complex, may be involved in the pathomechanism underlying multiple neurodegenerative diseases including Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Dementia. Here is the latest research on the nuclear pore complex in ALS and FTD.

Applications of Molecular Barcoding

The concept of molecular barcoding is that each original DNA or RNA molecule is attached to a unique sequence barcode. Sequence reads having different barcodes represent different original molecules, while sequence reads having the same barcode are results of PCR duplication from one original molecule. Discover the latest research on molecular barcoding here.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome is a disease characterized by unexplained disabling fatigue; the pathology of which is incompletely understood. Discover the latest research on chronic fatigue syndrome here.

Evolution of Pluripotency

Pluripotency refers to the ability of a cell to develop into three primary germ cell layers of the embryo. This feed focuses on the mechanisms that underlie the evolution of pluripotency. Here is the latest research.

Position Effect Variegation

Position Effect Variagation occurs when a gene is inactivated due to its positioning near heterochromatic regions within a chromosome. Discover the latest research on Position Effect Variagation here.

STING Receptor Agonists

Stimulator of IFN genes (STING) are a group of transmembrane proteins that are involved in the induction of type I interferon that is important in the innate immune response. The stimulation of STING has been an active area of research in the treatment of cancer and infectious diseases. Here is the latest research on STING receptor agonists.

Microbicide

Microbicides are products that can be applied to vaginal or rectal mucosal surfaces with the goal of preventing, or at least significantly reducing, the transmission of sexually transmitted infections. Here is the latest research on microbicides.

Related Papers

The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research
Osman BalciMehmet C Colakoglu
Taiwanese Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Ben-Shian Huang, Peng-Hui Wang
The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research
Peng-Hui WangHuann-Cheng Horng
© 2021 Meta ULC. All rights reserved