Laparoscopic surgery and gynecologic cancer.

  title={Laparoscopic surgery and gynecologic cancer.},
  author={Daniel F G Dargent},
  journal={Current opinion in obstetrics & gynecology},
  volume={5 3},
Laparoscopic surgery undoubtedly has a role in the management of gynecologic cancer. As a matter of fact, the current strategy in all fields of oncology is to select high-risk and low-risk patients. The reasoning behind such a strategy is essentially to avoid for the latter the hazards of heavy treatment and to lessen the cost-to-benefit ratio. With this in mind, the laparoscopic pelvic lymphadenectomy, which is the emblematic procedure in the field of oncologic laparoscopic surgery, appears to… CONTINUE READING
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