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The Effect on Risk-reducing Salpingectomy in Hysterectomy on Ovarian Reserve

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified July 2013 by CHA University
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Taejong Song, CHA University Identifier:
First received: July 2, 2013
Last updated: July 5, 2013
Last verified: July 2013

Recently, many gynecologic oncologists proposed that surgeons should consider risk-reducing salpingectomy (RRS) to prevent ovarian cancer for all patients undergoing hysterectomy for benign disease. However, the safety and the consequences regarding ovarian function after RSS have not yet to be established. Therefore, the aim of this randomized controlled study is compare the ovarian reserve via anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) between laparoscopic hysterectomy (LH) alone and LH combined with RSS.

Condition Intervention Phase
Benign Uterine Disease
Procedure: LH
Procedure: RSS
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The Effect on Risk-reducing Salpingectomy in Laparoscopic Hysterectomy on Ovarian Reserve: A Randomized Controlled Trial

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Further study details as provided by CHA University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Ovarian reserve [ Time Frame: 3 months after surgery ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Ovarian reserve was determined by anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH)

Estimated Enrollment: 80
Study Start Date: June 2013
Estimated Study Completion Date: June 2015
Estimated Primary Completion Date: June 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: LH alone
LH, laparoscopic hysterectomy
Procedure: LH
Active Comparator: LH with RSS
LH, laparoscopic hysterectomy; RSS, risk-reducing salpingectomy
Procedure: LH Procedure: RSS


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 52 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • women with an age ≥18 years and less than 52 years
  • women who scheduled for laparoscopic hysterectomy with planed preservation of both ovaries for a supposed benign gynecologic condition
  • non-menopausal women
  • women who were appropriated medical status for laparoscopic surgery (American Society of Anesthesiologists Physical Status classification 1 or 2)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • any ovarian mass with planed ovarian surgery; menopausal state; history of prior salpingectomy
  • pregnancy at the time of presentation; or an inability to understand and provide written informed consent
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01893086

Contact: Taejong Song, M.D. +82-10-4035-8405

Korea, Republic of
CHA Gangnam Medical Center Recruiting
Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 135-081
Contact: Taejong Song, M.D.    +81-10-4035-8405   
Principal Investigator: Taejong Song, M.D.         
Sponsors and Collaborators
CHA University
Principal Investigator: Taejong Song, M.D. CHA Gangnam Medical Center, Seoul, Republic of Korea
  More Information

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Responsible Party: Taejong Song, Professor, CHA University Identifier: NCT01893086     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: KNC13-029
Study First Received: July 2, 2013
Last Updated: July 5, 2013
Health Authority: Korea: Institutional Review Board
Korea: Food and Drug Administration

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Uterine Diseases
Genital Diseases, Female processed this record on November 27, 2014