Vulvar Disease pp 401-412 | Cite as

Surgical Procedures of Preneoplastic and Neoplastic Conditions

  • Fabrizio Bogliatto
  • Jacob Bornstein


Over the years, treatment of early vulvar neoplasia has shifted from a radical surgical approach to tissue-sparing surgery and preservation of sexual function. For malignant conditions, separate groin incisions for the inguinal-femoral lymphadenectomy instead of en bloc resection have improved wound healing dramatically without compromising survival. Sentinel lymph node has minimized groin complications after surgery. A new approach is a laparoscopic minimally invasive inguinal lymphadenectomy (SAFE-MILND). For vulvar premalignancy the surgical options are mainly local excision and skinning vulvectomy.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fabrizio Bogliatto
    • 1
  • Jacob Bornstein
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Lower Female Anourogenital Tract NetworkChivasso Civic HospitalTurinItaly
  2. 2.Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Galilee Medical Center, Bar-Ilan University Faculty of MedicineNahariyaIsrael

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