Intestinal Surgery

  • Kazuyoshi Kato
  • Nobuhiro Takeshima
Part of the Comprehensive Gynecology and Obstetrics book series (CGO)


As advanced-stage ovarian cancer frequently involves peritoneal dissemination, the surgical complexity including the intestinal resection is often required to achieve a complete cytoreduction. According to the portion and extent of the tumor involvement, various types of intestinal surgery are applied. This chapter will address the surgical techniques of intestinal resection and anastomosis.


Ovarian cancer Intestinal surgery Small intestine Large intestine Modified posterior pelvic exenteration 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kazuyoshi Kato
    • 1
  • Nobuhiro Takeshima
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of GynecologyCancer Institute HospitalKoutou-kuJapan

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