Corona mortis exposition during laparoscopic procedure for gynecological malignancies.

@article{Pellegrino2014CoronaME,
  title={Corona mortis exposition during laparoscopic procedure for gynecological malignancies.},
  author={Antonio Pellegrino and Gianluca Raffaello Damiani and Stefanetti Marco and Sportelli Ciro and Vito Cofelice and Federica Rosati},
  journal={Updates in surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={66 1},
  pages={65-8}
}
Corona mortis (CMOR) is an anastomotic branch between the external iliac or inferior epigastric vessels and the obturator artery or vein, or any vascular connection between the obturator and the external iliac systems in general with high anatomic variability. The aim of this study was to evaluate the type of anastomosis, if arterial, venous or both and the other subtypes of CMOR. Twenty-five laparoscopic procedures of bilateral pelvic lymphadenectomy for gynecological oncologic procedures (50… CONTINUE READING