Surgical management of the subdiaphragmatic mass: a sequential combined approach with laparoscopy followed by posterior thoracotomy.

@article{Orezzoli2009SurgicalMO,
  title={Surgical management of the subdiaphragmatic mass: a sequential combined approach with laparoscopy followed by posterior thoracotomy.},
  author={Jorge P Orezzoli and John C. Wain and Arlan F. Fuller},
  journal={International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society},
  year={2009},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={294-9}
}
Recurrent ovarian cancer in the upper abdomen involving the liver parenchyma and diaphragmatic muscle traditionally requires a major abdominal surgical procedure; this involves pubis to xyphoid incision and complete mobilization of the liver. We present a strategy for evaluating 4 cases with apparently isolated recurrence to the diaphragm and liver… CONTINUE READING