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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In addition, some of these studies have included patients who had no comprehensive surgical staging, including lymphadenectomy. Therefore, the main aim of the current investigation is to evaluate the prognostic factors, treatment options, and survival outcomes in patients with only surgically confirmed stage I UCS to minimize the factors that can affect survival.
However, whether loco-regional lymphadenectomy should always be performed at the time of the primary tumor excision is a matter of debate, some claiming it does not improve the outcome [6, 13].
Adenocarcinomas of jejunum and ileum are best managed by wide segmental resection and regional lymphadenectomy. For tumours involving distal ileum, a right hemicolectomy should be performed.
The rationale behind these additional procedures was to provide a better lymphadenectomy. The Dutch MRC and Italian studies have shown that these procedures significantly increase morbidity and mortality (67-72), suggesting that a splenectomy and a pancreatectomy should not be routinely performed.
The assessment of sentinel node evaluation was initially conceptualised in the early 19705 and this obviated the need for routine lymphadenectomy. This also identified a subset of patients at risk for locoregional spread.
The rates of patients who underwent lymphadenectomy (68% and 76%) and removed lymph node numbers [median (min-max) 16 (2-35) and 14 (2-30)] were similar in both groups.
Five fertile patients underwent total abdominal hysterectomy together with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, pelvic and paraaortic lymphadenectomy, and omentectomy.
Recent data suggest sentinel lymph nodes are an effective alternative to complete lymphadenectomy with high detection rates and sensitivity and negative predictive values (NPVs) (9,10) and no difference in recurrence-free survival.
Optimal extent of the operation in endometrial cancer covers panhysterectomy, peritoneal cytology, and pelvic lymphadenectomy. In the case of abdominal metastases, paraaortic lymphadenectomy, omentectomy, and metastasectomy are indicated.
The analysis included estimates of rates of lymphadenectomy, bilateral mapping, and unilateral mapping, 3-year disease-specific survival, and overall survival, all of which were compared with third-party reimbursement costs at 2016 Medicare rates.