Robotic radical parametrectomy in cervical cancer

Ignacio Zapardiel, Vanna Zanagnolo, Javier F. Magrina, Paul M. Magtibay

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Abstract

Radical parametrectomy is indicated in cases of undiagnosed early-stage invasive cervical carcinoma discovered after simple hysterectomy performed for a presumed benign disease process. This radical surgical procedure is rarely performed for benign disease; however, there are some benign conditions such as endometriosis or ovarian remnant syndrome which may require wide excision, including parametria. Traditionally, radical parametrectomy has been performed via laparotomy; however, a minimally invasive approach via laparoscopy has been reported to be feasible and safe. Here we describe the robotic surgical approach to radical parametrectomy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)179-182
Number of pages4
JournalGynecologic and Obstetric Investigation
Volume72
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2011

Keywords

  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Radical parametrectomy
  • Robotic surgery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Reproductive Medicine

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