“BCBST
UM Guidelines
Laparotomy for Gynecologic Surgery, Including Myomectomy, Oophorectomy, and Salpingectomy

Inpatient and Surgical Care (ISC)

BCBST last reviewed February 21, 2018*

Deleted:
   
 

There were no deletions.


Added to: Clinical Indications
   
  • Salpingectomy needed, as indicated for...:
    • Prophylactically as a method of sterilization that cannot be performed laparoscopically
 
Added to: Hospitalization - Goal Length of Stay
   
Goal Length Of Stay: Begin as Observation
 

References

ACOG committee opinion no. 620. Salpingectomy for ovarian cancer prevention. Obstetrics& Gynecology 2015 (ACOG reaffirmed 2017).

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee network physicians. April - June 2017.

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