Video endoscopic inguinal lymphadenectomy: a new minimally invasive procedure for radical management of inguinal nodes in patients with penile squamous cell carcinoma.

@article{Tobiasmachado2007VideoEI,
  title={Video endoscopic inguinal lymphadenectomy: a new minimally invasive procedure for radical management of inguinal nodes in patients with penile squamous cell carcinoma.},
  author={M Tobias-machado and A. H. W. Tavares and Antonio Augusto Ornellas and Wilson Rica Molina and Roberto Vaz Juliano and Eric Roger Wroclawski},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2007},
  volume={177 3},
  pages={953-7; discussion 958}
}
PURPOSE Video endoscopic inguinal lymphadenectomy is a recently described lymphadenectomy with the same template of the open technique but performed with laparoscopic instruments under video guidance. It was developed to decrease procedure related morbidity while maintaining good oncological results. We report our initial results in a trial comparing video endoscopic inguinal lymphadenectomy with standard inguinal lymphadenectomy. MATERIALS AND METHODS From 2003 to 2005, 10 patients with… CONTINUE READING

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