Extraperitoneal laparoscopic paraaortic lymph node dissection: development of a technique.

@article{Vasilev1995ExtraperitonealLP,
  title={Extraperitoneal laparoscopic paraaortic lymph node dissection: development of a technique.},
  author={Steven A. Vasilev and Kathryn F. McGonigle},
  journal={Journal of laparoendoscopic surgery},
  year={1995},
  volume={5 2},
  pages={85-90}
}
Surgical assessment of cervical cancer spread primarily involves pathologic evaluation of the pelvic and paraaortic lymph nodes. Extended field radiation therapy, which may result in a survival advantage, is often based on such surgical findings, since clinical staging is inaccurate for this purpose. Extraperitoneal lymph node dissection is superior to a transperitoneal laparotomy approach, largely because of the absence of intraperitoneal adhesion formation and resulting bowel complications… CONTINUE READING
6 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-6 of 6 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…