Gynecol Oncol 2020 05 17;157(2):555-557. Epub 2020 Mar 17.
Department of Gynecology, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, 1-8-1 Inohana, Chuou-ku, Chiba, Chiba 2608677, Japan.
Objective: Metastatic lymph node resection around the porta hepatis is sometimes required to achieve complete cytoreduction for ovarian, fallopian tube, and primary peritoneal cancer. Hence, this study aimed to present the surgical approach of peripancreatic lymph node removal around the porta hepatis as part of primary debulking surgery.
Methods: A 75-year old woman with stage IIIC primary peritoneal serous carcinoma underwent primary debulking surgery by means of the following procedures: bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, total hysterectomy, omentectomy, total pelvic peritonectomy, rectosigmoid colectomy with anastomosis, right hemicolectomy, right diaphragm resection, partial jejunal resection, and pelvic and para-aortic lymphadenectomy. Read More