J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2021 08 30;28(8):1446. Epub 2020 Dec 30.
Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Jewish General Hospital (all authors); Segal Cancer Center, Lady Davis Institute of Medical Research (Drs. Matanes, Kogan, Salvador, Gotlieb, and Lau), McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Electronic address:
Study Objective: Surgical staging for apparent early-stage ovarian cancer includes systematic pelvic and para-aortic lymph node evaluation to detect occult stage III disease . Although, lymphadenectomy procedure is associated with increased duration of surgery and a 13% risk of lymphocyst formation . Sentinel lymph node (SLN) biopsy is still investigational, and no standardized approach has been studied. Read More