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Wertheim’s radical hysterectomy with pelvic lymphadenectomy in the treatment of cervical carcinoma at the obstetric and gynecological clinic of the University of Pisa

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1 Institute of the Obstetric and Gynecological Clinic, University of Pisa, Italy
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 1985, 6(1), 74–79;
Published: 10 February 1985
Abstract

The Authors report their experience in 49 operations of radical hysterectomy with pelvic lymphadenectomy in the treatment of stage I b and stage II cervical cancer. They describe particularly the precocious and late urinary complications and the arrangements made for their prevention. We had no uretero-vaginal fistula in 21 of the 49 patients, on whom a kind of roof and floor around the terminal tract of the ureters was created by placing some surgical stitches between the posterior wall of the bladder and the anterior lateral wall of the rectum. 

Keywords
Cervical cancer
Urological complications
Radical hysterectomy
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