Lymphatic ascites following pelvic and paraaortic lymphadenectomy procedures for gynecologic malignancies.

@article{Frey2012LymphaticAF,
  title={Lymphatic ascites following pelvic and paraaortic lymphadenectomy procedures for gynecologic malignancies.},
  author={Melissa K Frey and Natalie M. Ward and Thomas A. Caputo and James Bradford Taylor and Micheal J Worley and Brian M. Slomovitz},
  journal={Gynecologic oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={125 1},
  pages={
          48-53
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Lymphatic ascites is an unusual complication in patients with cancer. In the gynecologic oncology patient population, the most common etiology is operative lymph node dissection. The purpose of this study was to explore the incidence, presenting symptoms, methods of diagnosis and treatment modalities utilized for lymphatic ascites in patients undergoing lymph node dissection for gynecologic cancers. METHODS This observational study retrospectively reviewed the charts of patients who… CONTINUE READING
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