Laparoscopic Radical Trachelectomy Vaginal-Assisted Nerve Sparing: Description of the Surgical Technique and Early Results in a Reference Oncology Brazilian Center

  • Marcelo de Andrade Vieira
  • Geórgia Fontes Cintra
  • Ricardo dos Reis
  • Carlos Eduardo Mattos da Cunha Andrade


The patient is placed in gynecological position, with arms along the body, in Allen stirrups, and with intermittent pneumatic compression to prevent thromboembolism. After a systematic survey for extrauterine disease, the patient is placed in steep Trendelenburg position (Fig. 28.1).


surgical team patient position 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marcelo de Andrade Vieira
    • 1
  • Geórgia Fontes Cintra
    • 1
  • Ricardo dos Reis
    • 1
  • Carlos Eduardo Mattos da Cunha Andrade
    • 1
  1. 1.Gynecologic Oncology DepartmentHospital de Câncer de BarretosBarretosBrazil

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