Abdominal radical trachelectomy: Success and pitfalls in a general gynecologic oncology practice.

@article{Olawaiye2009AbdominalRT,
  title={Abdominal radical trachelectomy: Success and pitfalls in a general gynecologic oncology practice.},
  author={Alexander Babatunde Olawaiye and Marcela Guadalupe del Carmen and Rosemary H. Tambouret and Annekathryn Goodman and Arlan F. Fuller and Linda R. Duska},
  journal={Gynecologic oncology},
  year={2009},
  volume={112 3},
  pages={
          506-10
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To report our successes and complications with a series of abdominal radical trachelectomies performed to preserve fertility in young women at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). METHODS Institutional review board (IRB) permission was obtained for retrospective record review. Data were collected regarding patient age and parity, tumor stage and histology, surgical time and complications, post-operative complications, follow-up, and pregnancy. RESULTS Ten patients underwent… CONTINUE READING

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