[Surgical treatment of early stage cervical carcinoma at Leids University Medical Center, 1984-1996: depth of invasion, number and bilaterality of metastatic lymph nodes prognostic for recurrence].

@article{Hellebrekers2000SurgicalTO,
  title={[Surgical treatment of early stage cervical carcinoma at Leids University Medical Center, 1984-1996: depth of invasion, number and bilaterality of metastatic lymph nodes prognostic for recurrence].},
  author={B W Hellebrekers and Aeilko H. Zwinderman and Gemma G Kenter and Alexander A. W. Peters and Gertjan J. Fleuren and J. Baptist M. Z. Trimbos},
  journal={Nederlands tijdschrift voor geneeskunde},
  year={2000},
  volume={144 48},
  pages={2304-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To analyse local tumour parameters of early cervical cancer that might be of prognostic significance for tumour relapse in the pelvis. DESIGN Retrospective. METHOD Data were collected from 308 patients who underwent radical hysterectomy and pelvic lymphadenectomy in the years 1984-1996 in the Leiden University Medical Centre, the Netherlands. Treatment policies and operating staff were the same during the study period. The existence of relapse was studied by physical… CONTINUE READING