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Minerva Ginecologica 2009 February;61(1):53-5

Copyright © 2009 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

Robotic radical hysterectomy

Fanning J., Hojat R., Johnson J., Fenton B.

Division of Gynecologic Oncology Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Summa Health System Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, Akron, OH, USA


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Robotic radical hysterectomy is increasingly being utilized in the treatment of cervical cancer and initial studies are promising. Compared to open radical hysterectomy, robotic radical hysterectomy is expected to result in decreased pain, infection, length of stay, and adhesions and quicker return to activity. Prospective randomized controlled trials are needed to compare robotic, laparoscopic and open radical hysterectomy for the treatment of cervical cancer

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