Laparoscopically assisted surgical staging (LASS) of endometrial cancer.

@article{Childers1993LaparoscopicallyAS,
  title={Laparoscopically assisted surgical staging (LASS) of endometrial cancer.},
  author={Joel M. Childers and Peter R. Brzechffa and Kenneth D. Hatch and Earl A. Surwit},
  journal={Gynecologic oncology},
  year={1993},
  volume={51 1},
  pages={33-8}
}
We report 59 patients who were considered candidates for laparoscopically assisted surgical staging (LASS) to manage their clinical stage I adenocarcinoma of the endometrium. Their ages ranged from 40 to 85 years, with a mean of 69; their weights ranged from 102 to 267 pounds, with a mean of 153 pounds. Patients with intraperitoneal disease were taken off study. Laparoscopic pelvic and para-aortic lymphadenectomies were performed based on the grade of the tumor and the depth of myometrial… CONTINUE READING

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Complications were related to the laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy and resulted in two laparotomies : one for a transected ureter and the other for a cystotomy .
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Complications were related to the laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy and resulted in two laparotomies : one for a transected ureter and the other for a cystotomy .
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Complications were related to the laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy and resulted in two laparotomies : one for a transected ureter and the other for a cystotomy .
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Complications were related to the laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy and resulted in two laparotomies : one for a transected ureter and the other for a cystotomy .
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