Restaging surgery for women with borderline ovarian tumors: results of a French multicenter study.

@article{Fauvet2004RestagingSF,
  title={Restaging surgery for women with borderline ovarian tumors: results of a French multicenter study.},
  author={Raffa{\`e}le Fauvet and Jo{\"e}lle Boccara and Charlotte Dufournet and Emmanuel David-Montefiore and Christophe Poncelet and {\'E}mile Dara{\"i}},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2004},
  volume={100 6},
  pages={1145-51}
}
BACKGROUND The purpose of the current study was to examine the surgical management of women with borderline ovarian tumors and the adequacy of initial staging according to the guidelines of the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics; to evaluate the impact of restaging operations; and to identify risk factors for initial understaging. METHODS In a retrospective French multicenter study, 54 of 360 women with borderline ovarian tumors underwent a restaging operation. After… CONTINUE READING