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In honor of #EndometriosisAwarenessMonth: This is for the #MedTwitter community - especially #OBGYNTwitter - with the hope that it will help at least 1 future endo patient have a better experience than I did. A long 🧵: 1/?
3 weeks ago, I had an 8+ hours-long endo excision surgery that resulted in a unilateral #salpingectomy, an #appendectomy, & a partial #BowelResection. The thing is, it didn’t have to be this way. 2/?
I’ve had horribly painful periods since I was a teenager. Doctor said it was normal, just start taking ibuprofen a couple days early. By 18yo, oral contraceptives were recommended to manage it. That ‘worked’ for about 10 years? 3/?
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Hello and welcome to September journal club! I’m Kathleen, PGY2 OBGYN resident at St. Luke’s in PA, and I’ll be your host for @AAGLJMIG journal club today. We’ll be discussing salpingectomy alone approach for risk reduction of ovarian cancer (see last tweet for link) #jmigjc
Throughout today and tomorrow, I’ll be posting about the article and responding to you in between cases and clinic. Hoping we can get some great discussion going! I’ll start with background this morning and return in the afternoon #jmigjc
As we all know, risk reducing salpingo-oophorectomy (RRSO) is recommended as the standard of case for patients with genetic dispositions to #OvarianCancer. The fallopian tube is now well established as site of origin for most ovarian cancers. #jmigjc
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