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You are scheduled to undergo abdominal surgery or a sterilisation in the near future. You have a choice during this procedure: would you like to have your Fallopian tubes removed or not? If you decide to have your Fallopian tubes removed, this will reduce your risk of ovarian cancer. This decision aid will help you in making this decision. It also helps you to prepare for the discussion with your doctor. Together you can then decide what the best option is for you.

This decision aid is suitable for you if you:

  • are due to have abdominal surgery; or
  • are due to undergo a sterilisation.

How should you use the decision aid?

  • First you will read about the reasons both for and against having the Fallopian tubes removed.
  • The quiz tests your knowledge about Fallopian tube removal.
  • Next, you will write down what is important to you and any questions that you might have.
  • Lastly, you will see your summary. You can discuss this with your doctor.

The decision aid helps you to think about what is important to you. You can discuss this decision aid with your loved ones.

Click the option below that applies to you.



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