Prognostic significance of preoperative DNA flow cytometry in surgically-treated cervical cancer.

@article{Reich2003PrognosticSO,
  title={Prognostic significance of preoperative DNA flow cytometry in surgically-treated cervical cancer.},
  author={Oliver Reich and Peter Puerstner and Philippe Klaritsch and Jigal Haas and Manfred Lahousen and Karl Tamussino and Ralph Winter},
  journal={European journal of gynaecological oncology},
  year={2003},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={
          13-7
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the prognostic significance of preoperative DNA flow cytometry compared with other clinical and histologic variables in cervical carcinoma. STUDY DESIGN Sixty-four patients with FIGO Stage Ib-II cervical cancer treated with radical abdominal hysterectomy and systematic pelvic lymphadenectomy were analyzed. The mean follow-up was 3.4 (range 0.3-9.8) years. DNA flow cytometry was performed with fresh tumor tissue. Four biopsies were recut from the surgical specimen within… CONTINUE READING