Chylous ascites after lymphadenectomy for gynecological malignancies.

@article{Thiel2016ChylousAA,
  title={Chylous ascites after lymphadenectomy for gynecological malignancies.},
  author={Falk Clemens Thiel and Parnian Parvanta and Alexander Hein and Grit Mehlhorn and Michael P Lux and Stefan Peter Renner and Achim Preisner and Matthias W. Beckmann and Michael G. Schrauder},
  journal={Journal of surgical oncology},
  year={2016},
  volume={114 5},
  pages={613-618}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Chylous ascites, an accumulation of milky-white lymph fluid in the peritoneal cavity, is a rare complication following retroperitoneal lymphadenectomy. This study evaluated the appearance and management of chylous ascites following lymphadenectomy for gynecological malignancies. METHODS A total of 931 patients who underwent lymphadenectomy for gynecological malignancies at Erlangen University Hospital between 2002 and 2013 were reviewed retrospectively. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING

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