Is it possible to predict para-aortic lymph node metastasis in endometrial cancer?


Turan T., Hizli D., Sarici S., Boran N., Gundogdu B., Karadag B., ...More

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY AND REPRODUCTIVE BIOLOGY, vol.158, no.2, pp.274-279, 2011 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 158 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ejogrb.2011.04.031
  • Journal Name: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY AND REPRODUCTIVE BIOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded
  • Page Numbers: pp.274-279
  • Keywords: Endometrial cancer, Para-aortic LN metastasis, Pelvic LN metastasis, Prognostic factors, Inferior mesenteric arter, PELVIC LYMPHADENECTOMY, SURGICAL-TREATMENT, CARCINOMA, BIOPSY, WOMEN

Abstract

Objective: The purpose of this study was to determine the histopathologic risk factors for pelvic lymph node (PLN) and para-aortic lymph node (PALN) metastasis in endometrial cancer (EC) and to identify in which patients PALN dissection should be performed.