Intervention Protocol

Ovarian surgery for symptom relief in women with polycystic ovary syndrome

  1. Ying C Cheong1,*,
  2. Mostafa Metwally2,
  3. Norman Shreeve3,
  4. Khaled Sadek4,
  5. Cindy Farquhar5

Editorial Group: Cochrane Menstrual Disorders and Subfertility Group

Published Online: 7 DEC 2011

Assessed as up-to-date: 14 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009526


How to Cite

Cheong YC, Metwally M, Shreeve N, Sadek K, Farquhar C. Ovarian surgery for symptom relief in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD009526. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009526.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Southampton, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Southampton, UK

  2. 2

    Ninewells Hospital, Assisted Conception Unit, Dundee, UK

  3. 3

    Southampton University, School of Medicine, Southampton, UK

  4. 4

    Division of Developmental Origins of Adult Diseases (DOHaD) Level F, Princess Anne Hospital, Princess Anne Hospital, Southampton, UK

  5. 5

    University of Auckland, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Auckland, New Zealand

*Ying C Cheong, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Southampton, Level F, Princess Anne Hospital, Coxford Road, Southampton, SO16 5YA, UK. yingcheong@hotmail.com. Y.Cheong@soton.ac.uk.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 7 DEC 2011

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Abstract

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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To assess the effectiveness and harms of ovarian surgery as a treatment for symptomatic relief of hirsutism, acne and menstrual disturbances in women with PCOS.