Prevention of lymphocyst formation following systematic lymphadenectomy.

  title={Prevention of lymphocyst formation following systematic lymphadenectomy.},
  author={Ritsu Yamamoto and Toshihiko Saitoh and Toshihiro Kusaka and Yukiharu Todo and Motohiro Takeda and Kazuhira Okamoto and Etsuko Nomura and Yasuhiko Ebina and Masanori Kaneuchi and Noriaki Sakuragi and Seiichiro Fujimoto},
  journal={Japanese journal of clinical oncology},
  volume={30 9},
BACKGROUND The occurrence of pelvic lymphocysts is an important complication following systematic lymphadenectomy for gynecological malignancies. We employed a procedure to prevent vaginal shortening following radical hysterectomy and we examined whether this procedure could be effective in preventing pelvic lymphocyst formation. METHODS We studied the incidence of lymphocysts in 190 patients with 84 cervical cancers, 74 endometrial cancers and 32 ovarian cancers, using computed tomographic… CONTINUE READING


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