Class II versus class III radical hysterectomy in stage IB-IIA cervical cancer: a prospective randomized study.

@article{Landoni2001ClassIV,
  title={Class II versus class III radical hysterectomy in stage IB-IIA cervical cancer: a prospective randomized study.},
  author={Fabio Landoni and Andrea Maneo and Gennaro Cormio and Patrizia Perego and Rodolfo Milani and Omar Caruso and Costantino Mangioni},
  journal={Gynecologic oncology},
  year={2001},
  volume={80 1},
  pages={3-12}
}
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to determine the role of the extent of the radicality in the treatment of stage IB-IIA cervical carcinoma with respect to survival, pattern of relapse, and morbidity. METHODS Two-hundred forty-three patients with cervical carcinoma (FIGO stages IB and IIa) were enrolled in a prospective randomized study comparing two types of radical hysterectomy (Piver-Rutledge-Smith class II and class III) between April 1987 and December 1993, and 238 are evaluable… CONTINUE READING

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