The Application of Different Surgical Methods in Endometrial Cancer

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Lu H
Huang C
Zhu S
Wei J
Shu S


Endometrial cancer is a common gynecological malignancy in women, which accounts for the second in malignant tumor of female reproductive system. Obesity, high blood pressure and diabetes are risk factors for endometrial cancer. At present, the treatments of endometrial cancer focus on surgical treatment, followed by radiotherapy, chemotherapy and endocrine therapy. The progress of surgical method is transferring from traditional laparotomy, laparoscopy, single port laparoscope to Da Vinci robotic surgery system. Different surgical options should be personalized according to the patient’s situation. We compared the pros and cons of different surgical methods and introduced the clinical value of the Sentinel lymph node mapping in hope of giving some information for clinic.

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