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Laparoskopische Therapie des Korpuskarzinoms: Datenlage und Evidenz


Imesch, P; Dedes, K; Fink, D (2009). Laparoskopische Therapie des Korpuskarzinoms: Datenlage und Evidenz. Gynäkologisch-geburtshilfliche Rundschau, 49(3):111-116.

Abstract

Endometrial cancer is the most common gynecologic malignancy in Switzerland. Nowadays the gold standard for the treatment of endometrial cancer is total abdominal hysterectomy, bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy and in most cases pelvic and para-aortic lymphadenectomy. However, the use of minimally invasive surgical techniques has increased in recent years. Several prospective, randomized trials demonstrate the safety, feasibility and effectiveness of laparoscopy; the impact on survival and disease-free survival is equivalent to that of laparotomy. In future, laparoscopy and maybe robotic surgery could be effective in a selected population. Until then, further large-scale, prospective multicenter studies with longer follow-ups are required to confirm the current data.

Endometrial cancer is the most common gynecologic malignancy in Switzerland. Nowadays the gold standard for the treatment of endometrial cancer is total abdominal hysterectomy, bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy and in most cases pelvic and para-aortic lymphadenectomy. However, the use of minimally invasive surgical techniques has increased in recent years. Several prospective, randomized trials demonstrate the safety, feasibility and effectiveness of laparoscopy; the impact on survival and disease-free survival is equivalent to that of laparotomy. In future, laparoscopy and maybe robotic surgery could be effective in a selected population. Until then, further large-scale, prospective multicenter studies with longer follow-ups are required to confirm the current data.

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Other titles:Laparoscopic approach in endometrial cancer: current data and evidence
Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, further contribution
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Clinic for Gynecology
Dewey Decimal Classification:610 Medicine & health
Language:German
Date:2009
Deposited On:11 Mar 2010 11:18
Last Modified:06 Jul 2016 15:25
Publisher:Karger
ISSN:1018-8843
Publisher DOI:10.1159/000213059
PubMed ID:19525617
Permanent URL: http://doi.org/10.5167/uzh-30777

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