Abdominal Resection of Neuroblastoma

  • Sara A. Mansfield
  • Jennifer H. AldrinkEmail author


This chapter describes the surgical procedure for abdominal resection of neuroblastoma. The text includes an introduction that outlines the indications, risks, alternatives, essential steps, needed equipment, and variations in technique for the procedure in question. This is followed by a template operative dictation, which provides the reader with an operative report, such as is found in a patient chart or electronic medical record. Because neuroblastomas can arise in multiple anatomic locations, the surgical approach and technique will vary based on the primary tumor.


Pediatric surgery Operative dictation Neuroblastoma Neural crest tumor Surgical oncology 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Department of General SurgeryColumbusUSA
  2. 2.Nationwide Children’s Hospital, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of SurgeryColumbusUSA

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