A comparison of laparascopic-assisted radical vaginal hysterectomy and radical abdominal hysterectomy in the treatment of cervical cancer.

@article{Steed2004ACO,
  title={A comparison of laparascopic-assisted radical vaginal hysterectomy and radical abdominal hysterectomy in the treatment of cervical cancer.},
  author={Helen L Steed and Barry Rosen and Joan Zugay Murphy and Stefane Laframboise and D De Petrillo and Allan L Covens},
  journal={Gynecologic oncology},
  year={2004},
  volume={93 3},
  pages={588-93}
}
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to compare peri-operative morbidity and recurrence-free survival of early-stage cervical cancer patients treated by laparoscopic-assisted radical vaginal hysterectomy (LARVH) with time-matched radical abdominal hysterectomy (RAH) controls at our center. METHODS Since July 1984, all patients with FIGO stage IA/IB cervical cancer undergoing radical surgery by members of our division have been entered into a prospective database. Since November 1996, one… CONTINUE READING

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