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.
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - 2009|
- Cytoreductive surgery
- Ovarian carcinoma
- Overall survivalof improved survival rate after surgery
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