Using technological progress, laparoscopic lymphadenectomy is becoming a standard for staging of pelvic cancer. In the same way more extensive procedures such as para-aortic lymph nodes dissection and radical hysterectomy have been demonstrated to be feasible by laparoscopy. In the future, because of its well known advantages, laparoscopic surgery may appear as a way to decrease the consequences of oncologic treatments in patients with low risk tumors and to propose more aggressive treatments of patients with bad prognosis tumors.
|Translated title of the contribution||Laparoscopy in gynecologic oncology|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Acta chirurgica Iugoslavica|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 1 1997|
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