Laparoscopically assisted radical vaginal hysterectomy versus radical abdominal hysterectomy for the treatment of early cervical cancer.

@article{Kucukmetin2013LaparoscopicallyAR,
  title={Laparoscopically assisted radical vaginal hysterectomy versus radical abdominal hysterectomy for the treatment of early cervical cancer.},
  author={Ali Kucukmetin and Ioannis Biliatis and Raj Naik and Andrew Bryant},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2013},
  volume={10},
  pages={CD006651}
}
BACKGROUND Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer among women and is the most frequent cause of death from gynaecological cancers worldwide. Standard surgical management for selected early-stage cervical cancer is radical hysterectomy. Traditionally, radical hysterectomy has been carried out via the abdominal route and this remains the gold standard surgical management of early cervical cancer. In recent years, advances in minimal access surgery have made it possible to perform… CONTINUE READING
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