Surgical treatment of uterine sarcoma.

  title={Surgical treatment of uterine sarcoma.},
  author={J H Nam},
  journal={Best practice & research. Clinical obstetrics & gynaecology},
  volume={25 6},
Uterine sarcomas are rare, heterogeneous malignant tumours of several histologic types originating from mesenchymal tissues of the uterus. The most common histologic types are carcinosarcoma, leiomyosarcoma, and endometrial stromal sarcoma, accounting for 90% of uterine sarcomas. To date, no effective treatment has been found to achieve a high rate of cure or prolong survival. Although complete surgical excision of the tumour is the only curative treatment modality, the rarity of these tumours… CONTINUE READING


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