MELBOURNE -- Simple trachelectomy can achieve fertility-sparing outcomes similar to those obtained from radical trachelectomy
in women with early-stage cervical cancer without any increased risk of recurrence, according to a poster presented at the biennial meeting of the International Gynecologic Cancer Society.
Until now, the majority of experiences in this field were focused on radical trachelectomy
which help in preserving the uterus and maintain adequate survival outcomes (1-5).
Instead of a hysterectomy - often the routine treatment for cervical cancer - her cancer was at a stage where Mr Herod could carry out an operation, which he pioneered in the North of England, called a Radical Trachelectomy
Fortunately the cancer was at an early stage and Bev was able to have surgery - a procedure called a radical trachelectomy
- to remove most of her cervix.
Burnett used the da Vinci surgical robot in the radical trachelectomy
He explained that in some cases, it's possible to do an operation called a radical trachelectomy
instead of a full hysterectomy.
New developments in the surgical management of cervical carcinoma include conservative surgery that may preserve fertility in young patients, such as a cold knife cone biopsy in very early lesions or more complex operations like radical trachelectomy
, which entails removal of the cervix while maintaining the uterine body in selected patients.
In 2005, the Society's surgical team performed this country's first abdominal radical trachelectomy
on a woman in the early stage of pregnancy.
In cervical cancer, a relatively new procedure called a radical trachelectomy
, may be performed.
Del Priore has performed a technique called abdominal radical trachelectomy
(ART) that avoids the need for hysterectomy in cervical cancer patients.
NEW ORLEANS -- Pregnancy following radical trachelectomy
for cervical cancer is generally safe, according to a study of 80 patients who underwent the procedure.
WASHINGTON - Laparoscopic radical trachelectomy
can be performed safely in well-selected patients with early cervical cancer who wish to preserve their fertility.