The morbidity of surgery and adjuvant radiotherapy in the management of endometrial carcinoma.

@article{Nunns2000TheMO,
  title={The morbidity of surgery and adjuvant radiotherapy in the management of endometrial carcinoma.},
  author={David Nunns and Kwanna Williamson and L. Swaney and Margaret Davy},
  journal={International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society},
  year={2000},
  volume={10 3},
  pages={
          233-238
        }
}
A retrospective review of side effects and complications of treatment in 522 patients with endometrial cancer managed in a gyneoncology unit was conducted. This study evaluated 517 patients who underwent total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy (TAH BSO). Lymphadendectomy or lymph node sampling was performed with the primary surgery in 264 and 41 cases, respectively. Postoperative radiotherapy was given as external beam or vault brachytherapy. Serious morbidity included… CONTINUE READING
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