Routine pelvic lymphadenectomy in apparently early stage endometrial cancer.

  title={Routine pelvic lymphadenectomy in apparently early stage endometrial cancer.},
  author={Laura D Zuurendonk and R. A. Smit and Ben Willem Mol and Harrie W. H. Feijen and Jan de Graaff and David S{\'y}kora and Karin A.J. De Winter and A A M Vd Wurff and Marc P M L Snijders and R. F. P. M. Kruitwagen},
  journal={European journal of surgical oncology : the journal of the European Society of Surgical Oncology and the British Association of Surgical Oncology},
  volume={32 4},
AIMS Controversial issues with respect to the treatment of patients with endometrial cancer include indications for lymphadenectomy and adjuvant radiotherapy. PATIENT AND METHODS Between 1998 and 2004 all women with endometrial cancer stage I were included (n = 335). They all underwent total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oöphorectomy. Two hundred and thirty-seven women also had a pelvic lymphadenectomy. When pelvic lymphadenectomy was performed, radiotherapy was administered… CONTINUE READING
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