Uterine Cancer pp 193-200 | Cite as

Surgery for Carcinoma Endometrium

  • K. Chitrathara
  • T. J. Simi Raj


There has been a significant change in the management of carcinoma endometrium over the past 50 years. The concept of surgery as primary therapy and postoperative adjuvant pelvic radiotherapy for patients at high risk of recurrence emerged after the FIGO surgical staging. There had been a gradual move away from the use of adjuvant pelvic radiotherapy in patients who have been completely surgically staged in the last decade.


Endometrial Cancer Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Laparoscopic Total Hysterectomy Obturator Nerve External Iliac Vein 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Surgical and Gynecologic OncologyWelcare Hospital and Lakeshore Hospital and Research CentreKochiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Surgical and Gynaecologic OncologyWelcare HospitalKochiIndia

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