lymphadenectomy


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lymphadenectomy

Surgery to remove a lymph node.
Translations

lym·phad·e·nec·to·my

n. infadenectomía, extirpación de vasos linfáticos y ganglios.
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Extended radical lymphadenectomy in patients with urothelial bladder cancer: Results of a prospective multicenter study.
Study design and recruitment: Between May 2002 and September 2011, 30 consecutive women < 45 year old with ECC (FIGO stage IA2-IB1 [less than or equal to] 2 cm tumor size) (17) were managed with a fertility-sparing treatment consisting of excisional cone and laparoscopic pelvic lymphadenectomy, as previously described (6-8), into two Italian centers: Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome-Italy (19 patients); Division of Gynecology, European Institute of Oncology, Milan-Italy (11 patients).
Although the 6th edition of the American Joint Committee on Cancer cancer staging manual stated that histologic examination of regional lymphadenectomy specimens should include 8 or more LNs, (12) no minimum number of LNs required for accurate staging in renal malignancies was indicated in the subsequent revision.
Over 80% do not benefit from a pelvic lymphadenectomy, but may suffer from adverse complications such as lymphoedema, lymphocyst formation, neurovascular and ureteral injury, or secondary blood loss.
Thoracic lymphadenectomy, whereby the descending aorta is completely skeletonised, is believed to predispose to fistulation.
In cases with positive sentinel lymph node biopsies, further regional lymphadenectomy is performed.
Samantha, who lives with husband Tony, 49, and children Joshua, 16, Aaron, 13, and Ben, two, said: "I had a lymphadenectomy but the cancer had spread and it was then that I was told I wouldn't live past 35.
Anaphylactic reactions to isosulfan blue dye during sentinel node lymphadenectomy for breast cancer.
Sentinel lymphadenectomy after neoadjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer may reliably represent the axilla except for inflammatory breast cancer.
The final chapter in this section is on New Developments in Videomediastinoscopy--Video assisted mediastinoscopic lymphadenectomy and mediastinoscopic ultrasound.
The results of the first Multicenter Selective Lymphadenectomy Trial (MSLT-1) raised the possibility that SNB also may be curing disease in some patients and improving survival (N.
On March 2008, a bilateral axillary lymphadenectomy revealed new metastases of the tumor.