A retrospective analysis of postoperative complications with or without para-aortic lymphadenectomy in endometrial cancer.

@article{Konno2011ARA,
  title={A retrospective analysis of postoperative complications with or without para-aortic lymphadenectomy in endometrial cancer.},
  author={Yosuke Konno and Yukiharu Todo and Shinichiro Minobe and Hidenori Kato and Kazuhira Okamoto and Satoko Sudo and Mahito Takeda and Hidemichi Watari and Masanori Kaneuchi and Noriaki Sakuragi},
  journal={International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society},
  year={2011},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={
          385-90
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Although para-aortic lymphadenectomy (PALX) has not been accepted as a standard treatment for patients with endometrial cancer, it is possible that systematic lymphadenectomy including PALX has therapeutic significance for patients with intermediate-/high-risk endometrial cancer. On the other hand, a consensus regarding the safety of PALX has not been reached. The aim of this study was to compare the incidence rates of postoperative complications after pelvic lymphadenectomy (PLX… CONTINUE READING

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