The role of secondary cytoreduction in the treatment of ovarian cancer: Hacettepe University experience.

@article{Ayhan2006TheRO,
  title={The role of secondary cytoreduction in the treatment of ovarian cancer: Hacettepe University experience.},
  author={Ali Ayhan and Murat Gultekin and Cağatay Taşkiran and Guldeniz Aksan and Nilufer Yiğit Çelik and Polat Dursun and Mehmet Coşkun Salman and Kunter Yuce and Turkan Kuçukali},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2006},
  volume={194 1},
  pages={49-56}
}
OBJECTIVE This study was undertaken to evaluate the role of secondary cytoreduction in patients with recurrent epithelial ovarian cancer. STUDY DESIGN Secondarily, cytoreduced patients were retrospectively analyzed with respect to the clinicopathologic variables. RESULTS A total of 64 patients were evaluated in this report. Multivariable analysis revealed 3 factors to be significant: optimal cytoreduction during primary (P = .003, odds ratio [OR]: 0.30; 95% CI: 0.14-0.66), secondary… CONTINUE READING

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