Indications and long-term clinical outcomes in 282 patients with pelvic exenteration for advanced or recurrent cervical cancer.

@article{Schmidt2012IndicationsAL,
  title={Indications and long-term clinical outcomes in 282 patients with pelvic exenteration for advanced or recurrent cervical cancer.},
  author={A-M Schmidt and Patrick Imesch and Daniel Fink and Herwig Egger},
  journal={Gynecologic oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={125 3},
  pages={604-9}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to summarize the clinical experience at our clinic with pelvic exenteration as a treatment for cervical cancer with special regard to the indications and outcomes of specific patient groups. METHODS Medical records of 282 women who underwent pelvic exenteration to treat cervical cancer were analyzed. RESULTS In total, 70 patients (25%) underwent primary exenteration, and 212 (75%) underwent secondary exenteration. Exenteration was anterior for 14 (5… CONTINUE READING