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Eur J Gynaecol Oncol. 1983;4(1):9-12.

A contribution to the therapy of cervicocarcinoma: remarks on 40 patients presenting paraaortic metastases (1970-1979).

Abstract

The Authors report survival data concerning 40 patients affected by cervicocarcinoma who, between 1970 and 1979, underwent exploratory laparotomy after pelvic radiotherapy, with detection of paraaortic lymphnode metastases. The patients subjected to laparotomy only (21 cases) have a 9-month average survival, which increases to 24 months in those with lymphadenectomy and complete pelvic surgery. While all the patients in the first group have died, in the second 3 survive at 5 years and 3 show no evidence of disease at 52,46 and 35 months from surgery. Hysterectomy with pelvic and lomboaortic lymphadenectomy, whether therapeutical or palliative, seems to be in patients with paraortic metastases provided surgery is feasable.

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