• Modern principles of benign and borderline ovarian tumours treatment (Literature review) 

Modern principles of benign and borderline ovarian tumours treatment (Literature review) 

HEALTH OF WOMAN. 2016.4(110):56–60 

Modern principles of benign and borderline ovarian tumours treatment (Literature review) 

Sukhanova A. A., Yegorov M. Yu.

National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education P. L. Shupyk, Kiev 

Surgery is the primary treatment for patients with benign and borderline ovarian tumours. There is a tendency to use the most sparing surgical techniques for patients of reproductive age (laparoscopic cystectomy, ultra-conservative resection of the ovaries in case of borderline bilateral tumours). Patients of older age groups, as well as in case of malignancy, are recommended to undergo the operation to the extent of panhysterectomy and omentectomy and with obligatory performance of surgical staging (wipes, multiple peritoneal biopsies). Using sparing surgical techniques for patients of reproductive age increases the likelihood of benign and borderline ovarian tumours recurrence. Considering high probability of benign and borderline ovarian tumors recurrence after conservative sparing surgery in patients of reproductive age we need to study the methods of medication against relapse, that depending on the tumour histotype. There should be a research study in search for the use of drugs with targeted epigenetic actions – indole-3-carbinol and epigallocatechin-3-gallate after conservative operations on the ovaries aimed at chemoprophylaxis of tumor recurrence and its malignancy.

Key words: benign and borderline ovarian tumours, surgical treatment, ovarian endometrioma, targeted epigenetic therapy.


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