© 2005 – CRC Press
344 pages | 50 B/W Illus.
Fully updated and revised, the second edition of An Atlas of Gynecologic Oncology presents a full description of the investigative and surgical procedures carried out by the gynecologic oncologist.
Key features of this important text include:
Introduction. Anatomy. Tumour markers. Cross-sectional imaging. Sigmoidoscopy, cystoscopy and stenting. Fertility preservation. Sentinel lymph node biopsy. Cone biopsy. Radical abdominal hysterectomy. Radical vaginal hysterectomy. Radical vaginal trachelectomy. Radical abdominal trachelectomy.Central recurrent cervical cancer: the role of exenterative surgery. Pelvic side-wall recurrence of cervical cancer: the LEER/CORT procedure. Surgical management of trophoblastic disease. Epithelial ovarian cancer. Radical resection of the diaphragm in ovarian cancer. Radical vulvar surgery. Laparoscopy. Laparoscopic ports. Bowel surgery. Urologic procedures. (GDP contact). Fistula repair. Treatment of vascular defects and injuries. Plastic reconstructive procedures. Objective assessment of technical surgical skill.
Pain management. Palliation. Doctor-patient communication