At the follow-up visit with my doctor, she told me that she recommended removal of the ovaries (an oopherectomy, the Big O
) as well as a hysterectomy to remove the uterus. The cervix was up to me.
There were several options and combinations of surgeries possible. Since the other ovary was not affected, theoretically, that could stay. However, given the chances of future cysts and ovarian cancer, the decision to remove both ovaries was easy.