Mavromatis, ID; Antonopoulos, CN; Matsoukis, IL; Frangos, CC; Skalkidou, A; Creatsas, G; Petridou, ET; (2012) Validity of intraoperative gross examination of myometrial invasion in patients with endometrial cancer: a meta-analysis. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand , 91 (7) 779 - 793. 10.1111/j.1600-0412.2012.01406.x.
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The current recommended endometrial cancer surgical treatment is abdominal extrafascial total hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy followed by pelvic lymphadenectomy if >50% myometrial invasion is estimated by intraoperative gross examination (IGE). This meta-analysis aims to quantify evidence regarding the validity/predictive value of IGE staging compared with final histology.
|Title:||Validity of intraoperative gross examination of myometrial invasion in patients with endometrial cancer: a meta-analysis.|
|Keywords:||Endometrial Neoplasms, Female, Humans, Myometrium, Neoplasm Invasiveness, Neoplasm Staging, ROC Curve, Regression Analysis, Sensitivity and Specificity|
|UCL classification:||UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences > Medicine (Division of)|
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