Laparoscopic and Robotic Radical Hysterectomy

  • Farr Nezhat
  • Maria Andrikopoulou
  • Ashley Bartalot
Chapter

Abstract

Although primary and secondary prevention has dramatically reduced the incidence of cervical cancer, it still remains the seventh most common malignant tumor worldwide and third in female population [1]. Traditionally, early stages of cervical cancer have been treated with radical abdominal hysterectomy and pelvic lymphadenectomy, whereas more advanced stages with radiation and recently with chemoradiation.

Keywords

Laparoscopic hysterectomy Radical hysterectomy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Farr Nezhat
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Maria Andrikopoulou
    • 4
  • Ashley Bartalot
    • 4
  1. 1.Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell UniversityIthacaUSA
  2. 2.Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and ReproductiveMedicine School of Medicine, Stony Brook UniversityStony BrookUSA
  3. 3.Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery and RoboticsWinthrop University HospitalMineolaUSA
  4. 4.NYU- Winthrop University HospitalMineolaUSA

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