Decision Aid Summary

Title Endometriosis: Should I Have a Hysterectomy and Oophorectomy?
Audience Women suffering from endometriosis and considering treatment.
Options included Have your uterus and ovaries removed to treat symptoms from endometriosis.
Keep using hormone therapy
or have more laparoscopic surgery to remove endometriosis and scar tissue.
Year of last update or review 2016
Format Web, paper
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Healthwise
Where was it developed? www.healthwise.org
Healthwise
US
Health condition Endometriosis
Type of decision aid Treatment
Language English
Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:
7 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid
8 out of 8 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision
Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2017-04-06.