Laparoscopy versus laparotomy for benign ovarian tumour.

@article{Medeiros2009LaparoscopyVL,
  title={Laparoscopy versus laparotomy for benign ovarian tumour.},
  author={Lidia Rosi de Freitas Medeiros and Daniela Dornelles Rosa and Mary Clarisse Bozzetti and Jandyra M G Fachel and Sue Furness and R. C. Garry and Maria In{\^e}s da Rosa and Airton Teitelbom Stein},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2009},
  volume={2},
  pages={CD004751}
}
BACKGROUND Over the last 10 years laparoscopy and minilaparotomy have become increasingly common approaches for the surgical removal of benign ovarian tumours. However, in the event that a tumour is found to be malignant, laparotomy is the appropriate procedure. Careful preoperative assessment including transvaginal ultrasound with morphological scoring… CONTINUE READING