IMR Press / EJGO / Volume 24 / Issue 3-4 / pii/2003154

European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology (EJGO) is published by IMR Press from Volume 40 Issue 1 (2019). Previous articles were published by another publisher on a subscription basis, and they are hosted by IMR Press on as a courtesy and upon agreement with S.O.G.

Original Research

Laparoscopic surgery and port-site metastases: routine measurements to reduce the risk

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1 Department of Gynaecology and Gynaecological Oncology, University Hospital of Antwerp, Edegem, Belgium
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 2003, 24(3-4), 236–236;
Published: 10 June 2003

More and more malignancies are identified by laparoscopy. Concerns have been risen about the safety of these procedures, espe­cially after the publications on trocar metastases. General laparoscopic techniques should include safety measures in order to reduce the risk of implantation metastasis.

Port-site metastases
Risk reduction
Surgical technique
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