IMR Press / EJGO / Volume 8 / Issue 2 / pii/1987022

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Open Access Original Research

Carcinoma ib of the endometrium: Spread and prognostic factors

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1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Cagliari - Cagliari, Italy
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 1987, 8(2), 127–132;
Published: 10 April 1987
Abstract

The prognostic factors and their intercorrelation in 47 patients with IB endo­metrial cancer are presented. The data reveal the particular behaviour of the lymphatic involve­ment: five patients (10.6%) showed metastases to pelvic lymph nodes and six patients (12.8%) had paraaortic node metastases; altogether two women (4.2%) had histological evidence of invol­vement of pelvic and paraaortic nodes. Both histological grade and depth of myometrial invasion showed a characteristic relationship with the lymphatic spread: the percentage of lymph node metastases seems to bear relation to progressionof myometrial penetration (M2-M3)and to histolo­gical differen terentiation (G2-G3).

Keywords
Carcinoma of the endometrium
Grading
Myometrial invasion
Lymphatic metastases
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