J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2022 Apr 29. Epub 2022 Apr 29.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Drs. Ghirardi, Rosati, Ergasti, Gueli Alletti, Mascilini, Scambia, Fagotti), Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy.; Division of Gynecologic Oncology (Drs. Ghirardi, Rosati, Ergasti, Alletti, Mascilini, Scambia, Fagotti), Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli - IRCCS, Rome, Italy.. Electronic address:
Study Objective: To identify preoperative/intraoperative patient and tumor characteristics associated with an increased risk of tumor spillage during minimally invasive surgery (MIS) for early-stage ovarian cancer (OC). The secondary end point was to develop a score system able to estimate the risk of tumor rupture during MIS.
Design: Retrospective observational study. Read More