Laparoscopic Bilateral Salpingectomy: Tips & Tricks

Indication

  • Female Sterilization.
  • Opportunistic salpingectomy at the time of hysterectomy for benign disease as a means to reduce the epithelial ovarian cancer risk.

Contraindications

  • None.

Complications

  • Nearby organ, vessel or nerve injury.
  • Damage to the ovarian reserve, if anatomy is not respected.

Postoperative Management

  • If performed as a stand-alone operation for sterilization, early discharge.

Bibliography

  • Kyo, S, Ishikawa, N, Nakamura, K, Nakayama, K. The fallopian tube as origin of ovarian cancer: Change of diagnostic and preventive strategies. Cancer Med. 2020; 9: 421– 431. https://doi.org/10.1002/cam4.2725

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