J Surg Oncol 2021 Jul 16. Epub 2021 Jul 16.
Department of Urology, National Cancer Center/National Clinical Research Center for Cancer/Cancer Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China.
Objective: To explore the safety, feasibility and clinical effect of transvaginal natural orifice specimen extraction surgery (NOSES) in 3D laparoscopic nephroureterectomy (LNU) for upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC).
Methods: A retrospective analysis was made of 16 female patients who underwent 3D LNU and NOSES in the Department of Urology, Cancer Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences from June 2019 to December 2020. The basic clinical data, perioperative related data, perioperative complications, visual analogue pain score (VAS), postoperative scar assessment questionnaire (PSAQ) at 3 months, female pelvic floor dysfunction questionnaire (PFDI-20) and female sexual function index questionnaire (FSFI) at preoperative and postoperative 3 months were analyzed and evaluated. Read More