Cytoreductive surgery and ovarian carcinoma

Giancarlo Balbi, Antonietta Monteverde, Isabella Landino, Maria Amparo Manganaro, Ciro Franzese

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Abstract

Purpose of investigation: the aim of this study is to demonstrate if Cytoreductive surgery in patients with ovarian carcinoma increases overall survival. Methods: during the period between 1998 and 2008, 60 patients with a relapse of ovarian cancer, were evaluated in order to undergo a cytoreductive surgery. Results: an optimal cytoreduction (residual disease 12 months is the best predictive factor.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)230-233
Number of pages4
JournalActa Biomedica
Volume80
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2009

Keywords

  • Cytoreductive surgery
  • Ovarian carcinoma
  • Overall survivalof improved survival rate after surgery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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