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PURPOSE OF INVESTIGATION Surgical treatment of endometrial cancer was traditionally done by laparotomy, however the laparoscopic approach has gained wider acceptance by gynecologic surgeons. The primary aim of the study was to report the perioperative and postoperative outcomes of laparoscopic surgery in a major group of patients with endometrial cancer.(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to assess the effect of increasing surgeons's experience in the laparoscopic surgery of women with endometrial cancer (EC) on the surgical outcome of these patients. STUDY DESIGN Data were obtained from a prospectively collected database of 108 patients two oncolaparoscopic centers in Czech Republic who underwent(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE To analyze perioperative and postoperative outcomes of laparoscopic treatment of endometrial cancer in two groups of women of different weight. DESIGN Prospective, multicenter clinical study (Canadian Task Force classification II-1). SETTING Three laparoscopic oncology centers. PATIENTS Sixty-five consecutive women with endometrial(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare perioperative and postoperative outcomes of laparoscopic hysterectomy (LH) in surgical management of gynecological conditions in two groups of different weight. METHODS A prospective comparative clinical study of 271 LH performed for disease of female pelvic organs in a group of 54 obese patients (over 30 body mass index (BMI)) and in(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyze the results and determine the contribution of laparoscopic pelvic lymphadenectomy in the surgical treatment of women with endometrial cancer and compare with the open technique. METHODS A prospective multicenter study was carried out on 120 women who underwent laparoscopic surgery (96 women) and open procedures (24 women) for(More)
This study assessed the effect of lateral uterine artery dissection (LUAD) on clinical outcomes in laparoscopic myomectomy (LM). Fifteen women with symptomatic fibroids (dominant fibroid size: 3–6 cm) were randomly allocated to laparoscopic myomectomy (group 1) and 16 women to the combined operative procedures LM and LAUD (group 2). We assessed the clinical(More)
OBJECTIVE To define laparoscopic hysterectomy. DESIGN Short review. SETTING Departments Gynaecology, Kladno Hospital and Na Homolce Hospital, Prague. METHOD A retrospective study and analyse of literature and information database (Medline 1994-1998). CONCLUSION We suggest nomenclature and LH classification for the Czech Endoscopic Society, which(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to assess the feasibility and contribution of two intraoperative procedures of lymphatic mapping and sentinel node detection using a blue dye in surgically-staged patients with early stage endometrial cancer. METHODS AND MATERIALS In 25 cases of endometrial cancer, patent blue-V was injected into the subserosal(More)
Uterine artery dissection is a new minimally invasive surgical technique used for the treatment of leiomyomas and adenomyomas. Three women underwent laparoscopically-assisted bilateral uterine dissection using ultrasonically activated shears. Surgery was uneventful, and patients were discharged on the second day after. Reduction in tumor volume measured by(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the results and contributions of laparoscopy in the management of postoperative bleeding following laparoscopic (LH) or vaginal hysterectomy (VH). METHODS A retrospective study of a 5-year period was carried out on 1167 women who underwent laparoscopic or vaginal hysterectomy. Ten women with postoperative bleeding following(More)