Risk for radical hysterectomy failure.

  title={Risk for radical hysterectomy failure.},
  author={Sumonmal Manusirivithaya and P Isariyodom and V Charoeniam and Aree Pantusart},
  journal={Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet},
  volume={84 6},
During the period from July 1983 to December 1996, 685 patients who underwent radical hysterectomy as their primary treatment for cervical cancer and had optimal follow-up for at least three years were analyzed. Fifty seven patients (8.3%) had pelvic nodes metastasis and received postoperative whole pelvic radiation. Tumor recurrence was noted in 97 cases (14.2%). Nodal metastasis is the most significant prognostic factor for tumor recurrence. Patients with nodal metastasis had 42.1 per cent… CONTINUE READING