Atlas of Gynecologic Oncology

2nd Edition

Edited by J. Richard Smith, Giuseppe Del Priore, Robert L. Coleman, John M. Monaghan, John Curtin

© 2005 – CRC Press

344 pages | 50 B/W Illus.

About the Book

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:

  • a practical guide to a range of operative and investigative procedures

  • contributions from international opinion leaders

  • over 450 colour illustrations
  • Table of Contents

    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

    Subject Categories

    BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
    MED033000
    MEDICAL / Gynecology & Obstetrics
    MED062000
    MEDICAL / Oncology
    MED085000
    MEDICAL / Surgery / General