laparoscopic staging

laparoscopic staging

Surgical oncology The use of a fiberoptic laparoscope to determine the extent of involvement by a malignant tumor–eg, gastric, esophagus, pancreas, liver. See Staging.
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She underwent laparoscopic staging in October 2015, which showed intra-abdominal carcinomatosis.
We further compared the laparoscopic staging with histopathological diagnosis of endometriosis (Table 5), and found that there is no significant difference (p value=0.
0478) with increasing stage of endometriosis, higher the laparoscopic staging of the patient there is more chance of endometriosis to be confirmed in that patient.
Extraperitoneal para-aortic lymphadenectomy can result in more harvested nodes than standard laparoscopic or robot-assisted laparoscopic staging of patients with endometrial cancer, according to Dr.
Harvesting the nodes does take longer this way--about 50 minutes longer than a standard laparoscopic staging and 40 minutes longer than a robotic-assisted one.
Surgeons from the US, UK, Chile, New Zealand, Asia, and Canada also present chapters on the history of surgery, preoperative and postoperative management, endoscopy and endoscopic intervention, laparoscopic surgery, and laparoscopic staging and approaches to cancer.
Initial laparoscopic staging was possible, with up to 29 lymph nodes per resected specimen identified and histologically examined, Dr.
The potential to prevent a non-therapeutic laparotomy by means of accurate and less invasive staging is the driving force behind laparoscopic staging of GI malignancy.
20] Hemming et al [13] demonstrated that laparoscopic staging in intraabdominal malignancies is of great value and will prevent up to 36% of futile laparotomies.
In a series of cases in which we performed laparoscopic staging for both cervical and endometrial cancer using the manipulator and compared it with conventional staging through laparotomy, we found no compromise in recurrence or in the survival rate (Int.
Kriplani and Kapur et al (4) who reported a diagnostic accuracy of 92% for laparoscopic staging.
He and his associates performed a case-control study of 20 patients with apparent stage I adnexal cancers who underwent laparoscopic staging between October 2000 and May 2003.

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