posterior pelvic exenteration

pos·te·ri·or pel·vic ex·en·ter·a·tion

removal of the vagina, uterus, adnexa, rectum, anus, and adjacent lymph nodes; a colostomy is necessary.
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Due to the high mortality and morbidity this technique was modified over the years, and it was described a Posterior Pelvic Exenteration (resection of rectum, uterus and posterior vaginal wall), Anterior Pelvic Exenteration (resection of bladder and uterus) and Supralevator Pelvic Exenteration (resection of pelvic organs at the level of levator muscle preserving the urogenital diaphragm) [2].
1,5,6) Aggressive surgical management has included APR and/or posterior pelvic exenteration, (14-18) and has been recommended by some authors stating that this may be the only means of obtaining long-term survival.
Anorectal melanoma: The role of posterior pelvic exenteration.
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