Can parametrectomy be avoided in early cervical cancer? An algorithm for the identification of patients at low risk for parametrial involvement.

@article{Gemer2013CanPB,
  title={Can parametrectomy be avoided in early cervical cancer? An algorithm for the identification of patients at low risk for parametrial involvement.},
  author={Ofer Gemer and Ram Eitan and Michael Gdalevich and Ala Mamanov and Benjamin Piura and A. Z. Rabinovich and Hanoch Levavi and Bozhena Saar-Ryss and Reuvit Halperin and Shachar Finci and Uzi Beller and Ilan Bruchim and Tally Levy and Inbar Ben Shachar and Alon Ben Arie and Ofer Lavie},
  journal={European journal of surgical oncology : the journal of the European Society of Surgical Oncology and the British Association of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2013},
  volume={39 1},
  pages={76-80}
}
AIMS To assess the rate of parametrial involvement in a large cohort of patients who underwent radical hysterectomy for cervical cancer and to suggest an algorithm for the triage of patients to simple hysterectomy or simple trachelectomy. METHODS Multicenter retrospective study of patients with cervical cancer stage I through IIA who underwent radical hysterectomy and pelvic lymphadenectomy. The patients were divided into 2 groups according to whether or not the parametrium was involved. The… CONTINUE READING
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