Ovarian Cystectomy is a surgery done to remove a cyst from the ovary. Ovarian cyst is common in many women at some pint of their life and cysts do not usually cause any kind of symptoms. However, if anyone is having trouble, encountering painful or discomforting situations due to the cyst, surgical removal is the best available treatment. With the help of Ovarian Cystectomy, the doctor confirms the diagnosis of an ovarian cyst, remove the cyst with the help of the surgery, and completely eliminate the risks of Ovarian cancer. With the help of the Ovarian Cystectomy surgery, we will be able to remove the cyst but also preserve the ovary and fertility. Even after removal of the cyst from one the ovaries, another new cyst can form in the other ovary. In order to completely rule out the chances of new cysts, the ovaries have to be completely removed.
After ruling out pregnancy as the cause of the abdominal pain or other symptoms, the doctor will use one of the following tests to diagnose the chances of an ovarian cyst.
Laparoscopy – A laparoscopy is a minimally invasive surgery technique where only a few incisions are done on the lower abdomen of the patient.It is done to remove uterine fibroid or ovarian cyst or the entire uterus through laparoscopic surgery when there are issues of abnormal bleeding.
Laparotomy -A laparotomy is a surgical procedure through an opening (that is larger than that used for laparoscopy) into the abdomen. A laparotomy is normally used when a laparoscopy cannot be done effectively. Some reasons for laparotomy are removal of ovarian cysts, removal of an ovary, or removal of fibroids and/or adhesions.