radical vulvectomy


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rad·i·cal vul·vec·to·my

(rad'i-kăl vŭl-vek'tŏ-mē)
Surgical removal of the entire vulva: labia majora, labia minora, clitoris, surrounding tissues, and adjacent pelvic lymph nodes; most common treatment for cancer of the vulva.
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Surgery for primary Number of Node dissection tumour patients Unilateral Bilateral Radical vulvectomy 28 0 28 Simple vulvectomy 4 0 0 Hemi vulvectomy 2 2 0 Wide local excision 5 1 0 Total 39 3 28 Surgery for primary tumour None Radical vulvectomy 0 Simple vulvectomy 4 Hemi vulvectomy 0 Wide local excision 4 Total 8 Table 2: Postoperative complications.
Bilateral V-Y advancement gluteal flaps are a viable solution for perineal reconstruction in patients who have suffered radical vulvectomy and partial vaginectomy.
Both the cases of carcinoma vulva had undergone Radical vulvectomy with bilateral inguinofemoral lymphadenectomy As cervical malignancy usually presents at a younger age, there is a relatively lower incidence of cervical malignancy in our study of geriatric patients.
Her retrospective study looked at 60 patients who had undergone radical vulvectomy and groin node dissection to treat vulvar cancers between 1990 and 1998.
Prophylactic ligation to reduce blood loss has been used in radical procedure as Wertheim hysterectomy, radical vulvectomy (3) and abdominoperineal resection of carcinoma rectum.